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  • Courthouse

    City Assessor's Office Launches New Website

    Several months of hard work and dedication have resulted in the launch of a new and improved website for the Mason City Assessor’s Office. Click the headline to find out what's new.

    01/07/2018 2:39 PM

  • WhoAreAssessors

    Who Are Assessors?

    Who are assessors? What does the Mason City Assessor's Office do? What's a property assessment? This short video explains why the assessor's office exists, and how property values are determined. Click the title to view.

    02/15/2018 11:30 AM

  • DiscoveryProcess

    Assessment Discovery Process

    In order to determine fair and equitable property values, it is sometimes necessary to complete a physical inspection of a property. This video explains what will happen when a representative of the Assessor's Office visits your property. Click the title to view.

    02/15/2018 11:30 AM

  • PropertyTaxes

    Property Taxes

    This video explains how property taxes are determined and why they are necessary. The Assessor's Office does not determine property taxes. Click the title to view.

    02/15/2018 11:30 AM

  • Special Election

    Special County Election - April 10


  • School Elections

    Mason City Schools Special Election

    Mason City Schools called for a special election to renew their Instructional Support Levy (ISL) and the Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL).

    01/31/2018 2:53 PM

  • Press Release

    Search Warrant

    Search Warrant on East State St in Mason City

    01/23/2018 4:54 PM

  • Press Release

    Single Vehicle Collision

    01/19/2018 8:13 AM

  • Annual Election of Conservation Board Officers

    Election of officers for the 2018 year was held during the regular Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board meeting on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

    01/18/2018 9:00 AM

  • Primary Elections

    2018 Primary Election Nomination Papers Available


  • Courthouse

    2017 Residential Reappraisal Project

    Data from the reappraisal was delivered to our office at the beginning of January. We are currently reviewing the work done by Vanguard, and will prepare value change notices to be delivered to property owners at the end of March.

    01/07/2018 2:21 PM

  • Lime Creek Conservation Area Trails Closed

    Effective immediately, Lime Creek Conservation Area trails will be closed to all horses and non-snow bikes for the remainder of the winter/ski season. Trails will reopen to in the spring of 2018.


  • Wilkinson and Shellrock River Greenbelt Closing

    Wilkinson Pioneer Park Greenbelt and the Shell Rock River Greenbelt extending from 295th Street to county road B30 will officially close for the season effective Monday, November 27, 2017.

    11/30/2017 7:30 AM

  • Bluebill Dock Removed

    The courtesy dock at Bluebill Wildlife Area has been removed for the season.

    11/30/2017 7:30 AM