Community Building Rental Rates & Rules


Ballroom (Non-Auction/Wedding) – Maximum capacity is 280

First four hours (1 hour set-up): $50.00
Per hour after first four hours: $5.00

Conference Room Only (Non-Auction/Wedding) – Maximum capacity is 25
First four hours (1 hour set-up): $30.00
Per hour after first four hours: $5.00

Ballroom and Conference Room (Non-Auction/Wedding)
First four hours (1 hour set-up): $65.00
Per hour after first four hours: $5.00

Auction or Wedding
3-day Use: $150.00
Additional Day or Partial Day: $50.00

All-day Rental
8:00 a.m. to 12 midnight: $100.00

Damage Deposit (separate check)
10 & Under B-day or Conference Room Only: $25.00
All other Deposits w/out alcohol: $100.00
Auctions or parties w/alcohol: $200.00

Additional Fees
Early set-up: $25.00
Late clean-up: $25.00


Two (2) separate checks are required:

  • one check for rental fees
  • one check for damage deposit

Make checks payable to: City of New Strawn



Community building rental agreement

Community Building Rental Agreement Rules

Rules for all events:

  • Building must be left in good, clean condition
  • All decorations, including tape, staples, etc., must be removed and disposed of after event
  • Decorations from the ceiling can only be hung from existing ceiling hooks
  • Tables and chairs are to be cleaned & put away unless other arrangements have been made
  • Trash/garbage shall be BAGGED and put in dumpster located outside of the building
  • All boxes must be broken down and placed in dumpster
  • All renters must sweep floor and wipe down counters & appliances in kitchen, if used
  • MOP floor if food is served
  • HVAC units (2) must be turned off in summer and turned down to lowest setting in winter
  • NO SMOKING or TOBACCO CHEWING is allowed inside the building


  • NO material/merchandise may remain inside or outside the premises after designated period of rental – failure to remove ALL auction items will result in additional rental fees or retention of deposit
  • NO equipment with LEAKS (oil, gas, anti-freeze) is allowed inside the building
  • NO internal combustion engines are allowed in the building
  • Floors must be swept and mopped at the end of the event

Reservations are taken on a first come, first serve basis.  Rental fees must be paid to hold a reservation.  Deposit is required when keys are picked up.  Cancellation of a reservation 10 days prior to the reserved date will result in a full refund of the rental fee.  Cancellation of a reservation less than 10 days from reserved date will result in forfeiture of ALL rental fees.

A full refund of the deposit will be made after it has been determined the building was cleaned and left in good condition and that all rules as set forth above were followed.