MidAmerican Energy Streetlights

All streetlights on wooden poles within the City of Fort Dodge are owned and maintained by MidAmerican Energy.  Streetlight outages may be reported directly to MidAmerican Energy using their online Street Light Request Form  or by calling MidAmerican Energy at 1-888-427-5632.  If you do not see the repairs completed within 4 weeks, please submit a second request to MidAmerican Energy.

For streetlights owned and maintained by the City of Fort Dodge, please report issues via Connect Fort Dodge (information below).

Pothole or other street complaints?

Use the app below to request City services or report non-emergency issues, such as potholes, yard waste pick up, broken sidewalks, garbage/recycling not picked up, traffic signal/sign problems, tall grass/weed complaints, etc.

Connect Fort Dodge is a mobile app and website, powered by SeeClickFix, that allows citizens to report and track issues they see in the City of Fort Dodge.

Newly submitted issues will be automatically directed to the City departments to take care of the requests. You will receive email updates and can come back here to check the status of submitted issues. When the issue is resolved, the issue can be closed. Separate issues should be submitted as separate SeeClickFix reports.

NOTE: Please make sure that the address you are providing is the location of the issue being reported and please provide helpful information to aid City staff in resolving this issue.

Law enforcement issues (animal control, illegal parking or other activities, etc.) need to be reported directly to the Police Department by calling 515.573.2323 (for non-emergencies) or 911 (for emergencies).

Please visit your App Store or Google Play and download the app to report directly from your smartphone.

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You can also report issues at

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Brett Daniel, Public Works Director
3001 8th Ave S
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
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