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Our Mission

At City of Bayard, we are defined less by boundaries on a map than by the sense of shared values our residents hold dear. Small town values and guided growth are just a few of the core principles that make our city a wonderful place to call home.

Office Hours:
Tuesday 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
1st and 3rd Saturday 9 am to 1 pm

Bill Payment Options

The city of Bayard is exploring alternate payment options for our customers. At this time mailing or drop off are the only options available.

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We encourage all of our residents to stay safe, wear masks in all public settings and maintain social distancing. Visit our COVID-19 resource page.

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Reappraisal Project

June 16, 2023

The Guthrie County Assessor's office is announcing the reappraisal of all Residential and Ag Dwelling properties in Guthrie County beginning July 2023. Data collectors will be starting in the Guthrie Center community first and will continue throughout the county to all cities, rural properties, and Diamondhead Lake. The county wide reappraisal process will continue through the end of 2024.  The  Guthrie County Conference Board approved this reappraisal project in February 2019 and contracted with Vanguard Appraisal, Inc of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The last door to door reappraisal of residential property in Guthrie County was done in 1999. The Iowa Department of Revenue recommends having a...

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Beat the Backyard Bugs

Beat the Backyard Bugs

May 01, 2024

As May ushers in warmer weather and longer days, many of us eagerly anticipate spending time in our backyard sanctuaries. However, pesky bugs and insects can quickly put a damper on outdoor enjoyment. From mosquitoes and flies to ants and ticks, backyard bugs can be a nuisance and, in some cases, pose health risks.

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