City accepting applications for City Administrator position

The City of Prairie City, Iowa (pop. 1695) is accepting applications for a full-time City Administrator.  This position reports to the mayor and a five (5) member council.  Duties include, but are not limited to, overseeing the work of all City Employees and departments, budgetary processes, and financial activities, and performing duties in all phases of municipal activities as directed by the Mayor and Council.  Applicant must be able to work well with the public, work independently, and participate as part of a team with staff, representatives and boards.  Must possess a bachelor’s degree in public administration and have at least 3 years of experience.  Master’s degree is preferred.  Salary dependent upon qualifications.  Application and resume can be mailed to City of Prairie City, 203 E Jefferson, P.O. Box 607, Prairie City, Iowa 50228 or emailed to by 4 pm on June 2, 2017.  AA/EOE/ADA

Copies of the complete job description and application are available at

Prairie City and Monroe Police Departments Team Up for the 11th Annual Youth Police Academy

The Prairie City Police Department and the Monroe Police Department have announced the details for this year’s Youth Police Academy.  Registration is now open!  Click the links below for full information and registration documents.

2017 Youth Police Academy Informational Letter
2017 Youth Police Academy Registration Form
2017 Youth Police Academy Waiver