Sully Christmas Celebration - Saturday, December 8

Businesses will hold special open houses, Santa will be listening to the wish lists of youngsters and there will be a ceremonial tree lighting.

Saturday's Schedule:

11:00 am - 1:00 pm Faithwalkers soup dinner and IMPACT bake sale at Sully First Reformed Church (two blocks east of NE corner of square)

12:00 - 2:00 pm Business tree decorating contest

2:00 - 4:45 pm Christmas Fun! Sully Christian School cookie decorating at Great WesternBank; letters to Santa at Great Western Bank; Santa visits held at Central Park stage (in case of bad weather, Santa will be inside Coffee Cup Cafe); voting for best decorated tree at Sully Central Park

5:00 pm Garden Thyme Club tree lighting ceremony

5:00 - 8:00 pm Live Nativity at 9658 Highway F62 E, Sully


The City of Sully has hired Jeremy Behun as the Public Works Director.  His first day working for the city was October 29, 2018.

Jeremy, his son Carver and wife Chris moved to Lake Ponderosa over a year ago.   Chris is a Heartland Iowa Realtor based out of Grinnell and Newton offices.  Carver is 15 and a Freshman at PCM High School who enjoys playing football for the Mustangs.  Chris and Jeremy also have two adult children, J.T. and Ashton, a son-in law, Cory and adored grandson Camdyn, age 3. They all reside and work in the city of Newton.
The entire family enjoys the outdoors whether it be spring fishing, summers spent boating, and fall and winters going on ranger rides and enjoying the wildlife.  Jeremy has several past times he enjoys outside of the lake activities which include being a Ham radio operator and dj'ing for friends and family.
Jeremy's experience:
Almost 10 years with the Monroe Public Works Department and Maytag employee prior to that.
Grade 1 Water Distribution and Grade 1 Waste Water
Jeremy can be reached at the public works facility at 594-3734 or by Email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Sully’s Fall Cleanup Day will coincide with the city’s regular weekly garbage and recycle pick up

Residents must have all items at the curb no later than 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25

Items not accepted: paint, toxic materials, yard waste, tree debris, slate or asbestos shingles and siding, batteries, cleaning solvents, pesticides, fertilizers, propane gas tanks, waste oil, gasoline, diesel fuel, antifreeze and tires

White Goods such as household appliances, microwaves, water heaters, air conditioners, televisions, computer equipment and large metal items will be accepted, but residents must have items placed at the curb and separated from other items

The City of Sully is now accepting applications for a Community Center Cleaning Person.  The job will require cleaning activities be performed on a regular basis at a minimum of twice a week.   It will include checking the community center before and after the public has rented it to insure it is clean for the next event.  A checklist of cleaning items to complete and timeframes will be provided.  The hourly wage will be based upon the applicant’s qualifications and experience.  The person must be able to start September 1st.   Further information and job description can be obtained from the Sully City Clerk.  Submit application and resume to:

City Clerk, City of Sully, PO Box 247, 318 6th Avenue, Sully, Iowa 50251 or email them to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

For questions, call (641) 594-3493.

The Sully city office will be closed Thursday, August 9 thru Monday, August 13 while the Clerk is on vacation.  Bill payments may be left in the city drop box.  We apologize for any inconvenience.


RAGBRAI will pass thru Sully on day five of the week long bike ride across Iowa.  Please be aware of the official bike route through town; from the east on F62, then south/right onto 6th Avenue, east/left onto 4th Street, north/left onto 9th Avenue, and east/right onto F62 to Lynnville.  If you are traveling in the area that day please be alert and pass around the bikers safely.  Due to the large number of potential users, cell phone and internet services may not be reliable on Thursday, July 26.  If you want to see thousands of bikers come and join in the fun and enjoy the food/beverages and entertainment in the Central Park.

Hope to see you there!