JUNE 2021
A Legal Publication

Notice is hereby given that the Mitchell County Annual Tax Sale will be held by the Mitchell County Treasurer on Monday, June 21, 2021, in the Supervisors’ Board Room on lower level of the Mitchell County Courthouse, 212 S. 5th Street Osage, Iowa, beginning at 9:00 a.m.  All bids must be placed online.  Registered bidders can access the auction site by going to  I will, as required by law, offer to the public at tax sale the following described real estate, mobile homes, and special assessments, which at the time of the sale remain delinquent and unpaid.

Bidder information may be obtained by contacting the Mitchell County Treasurer’s Office at the address or phone number listed below.  Interested bidders are required to complete and submit the necessary bidder information by 11:59 p.m., Thursday, June 17, 2021.

An adjourned tax sale will be held any business day following the annual tax sale in which there are bidders present and parcels are still available for sale.

Any taxpayer affected may avoid tax sale proceedings by making payment of the amount shown to the Mitchell County Treasurer by 4:30 p.m., Friday, June 18, 2021.  Property taxes may also be paid on-line at

Public bidder parcels are parcels that have been previously advertised without sale.  If no bid is received on public bidder parcels, Mitchell County shall obtain a tax sale certificate for the property.

When a parcel is purchased at tax sale and is not redeemed within the period provided in Chapter 447 of the Code of Iowa, the right to redeem expires and a deed may be issued.

In addition to the normal tax sale proceedings, the County Treasurer may bring or cause an ordinary suit at law to be commenced and prosecuted in the Treasurer’s name for the use and benefit of the County for the collection of taxes, and the suit shall be in all respects commenced, tried and prosecuted to final judgment the same as provided for ordinary actions.

If you have any questions, concerns, or wish to obtain bidder information, please contact the Mitchell County Treasurer’s Office, 212 S. 5th Street, Osage, Iowa 50461.  Phone: (641) 832-3940.

Dated this  5th  day of June 2021. 

Shannon D. Paulus, Mitchell County Treasurer

2021 Delinquent taxes list for Tax Sale