Current City News:

City Events:

Reminder to Traer Residents: 

Effective January 1, 2015 
  • All dogs & cats must have a license 
  • Golf carts must have a City Permit

Both licenses and permits are available for purchase at Traer Municipal Hall
2015 Special Events         
Click on calendar below for full month event list

January 2015

Jan 1st - New Year's Day

Jan 2nd - Garbage Pickup

Jan 19th - Martin Luther
                          King Day  

Jan 25th - Omlete Breakfast      

Jan 31st - Return the Favor

February 2015

Feb 2nd - Groundhog's Day

Feb14th - Valentine's Day 

Feb 16th - President's Day 

Feb 20th - Fish Fry 


If your organization has a
special event
you'd like to see in our 
"City Events" section,
or add to the calendar
contact us at

 City of Traer - 
Snow Parking Ordinance:


Please move your vehicles off the street when it is snowing.

The Tama County Sheriff’s office has been instructed to STRICTLY ENFORCE the ordinance beginning with the next snowfall.  This includes TICKETING AND TOWING illegally parked vehicles.

Residents are responsible for having adequate off-street parking for their vehicles.


12th Annual -Return the Favor

Jan. 31, 2014
Traer Memorial Bldg.   9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Volunteers needed to make simple quilts to be given to the

seriously ill and Children's Miracle Network. 

If you've never quilted before don’t worry, there are plenty of jobs:

Sewing            Pinning           Pressing

Cutting            Tying               Kitchen help

Donate items, money or TIME.

Other fun things to see/do during the benefit: 
Potluck  -  Quilt Raffle

Check out Merrys Stitchins website calendar of Return the Favor work days 

Traer Fire Department: Fish Fry 

Friday, February 20th 
5:00 p.m. - 8:00p.m.

Adults: $8.00
Under12: $4.00

Carry out available & delivery for shut-ins   (319) 478-8723



The North Tama elementary and secondary libraries are conducting an online fundraiser called Funds4Books.   We are in need of e-books and print books for both libraries.  The site will be open through May 31, 2015. If you wish to restrict your donation to a specific library, you may do so in the comments field.  We appreciate your help in helping move the North Tama libraries from good to great!

Here is the link to our Funds4Books webpage:  

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact

Brenda Jensen, K-12 librarian, at or 319-478-2265 ext. 303.

Support your North Tama Booster Clubs: 
Academic:  Music:  Sports 



Other events: 

January 10th - Elementary Basketball Tournament
January 24th - NT Wrestling Tournament
January 31st - NT Kids Dance Clinic

 Recurring City Events:

City Council Mtg. 
@ Municipal Hall 
First Monday of the month 
@ 7pm

TMU Board Mtg. 
@ Municipal Hall 
First Thursday of the month 
@ 7pm

American Legion Mtg. 
@ Memorial Bldg 
Third Monday of the month 
@ 6:30 pm

Am. Legion Aux. Mtg. 
@ Memorial Bldg
Third Tuesday of the month 
@6:30 pm

Traer Lions Club Flea Market
Wednesdays 1-6 pm
(weather permitting)

Knitting @ Library
Every 2nd & 4th 
Saturday of the Month

Needleworks Club
@ Library 
Every Thursday 

 Living Well 
Every Monday 

Masonic Lodge #340
@ the Lodge
Every 2nd Monday


Fire Station for take outs 478-8723

Being a volunteer makes a difference... for someone else and for you

Volunteer in the Traer Community! 
 Iowa is rated 2nd in the nation for volunteering…  BE PART OF IT 

Ambulance……319/478-2084           Fire Department…...319/478-8723

Library...........319/478-2180         NursingHome.......319/478-2730

Museum.........319/478-8660         School..................319/478-2911

Shaker Gallery......319/231-7654 

Click Here
  for a listing of local organizations who would appreciate your participation.



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