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Department Alert

On Thursday, July 18th, and Friday, July 19th, the Motor Vehicle Office will be closed from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for lunch and the Tax Office will be closed from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. for lunch, due to staff shortage.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.


The Motor Vehicle Office will be closed Tuesday, July 23rd, for District DOT Training.


The property tax statements for taxes payable in September 2023 and March 2024 were mailed August 10, 2023.  The statement outsource company included a return envelope, do not use the envelope your address will show in the mail to area ours will not.  If you have not received your statement(s) by the end of August please contact the Tax office.


NOTICE: The Motor Vehicle office will open at 10:00 a.m on Wednesdays. 


Property Tax

101 W 4th St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
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Motor Vehicle

102 E Main St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
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Contact Information

Property Tax: 641-683-0040
Property Tax: 641-683-4634 (Fax)
Motor Vehicle: 641-683-4636
Motor Vehicle: 641-683-4634,


Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Our Team

  • Laurie L. Fountain, Treasurer
  • Sandy Billings, 1st Deputy Treasurer - Tax
  • Valerie McElroy, 2nd Deputy Treasurer - Tax
  • Laryssa Droz, Clerk - Tax
  • Melody Johns, 1st Deputy Treasurer - MV
  • Amy Smith, Clerk - MV
  • Alicen Daniels, Clerk - MV

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