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Halstad City Services

Welcome to the City of Halstad, Minnesota! City services are provided to over 600 people including water, sewer, electricity, garbage and recycling. Halstad Municipal Utilities prides itself on high quality, affordable services for local residents. Most recent updates include new generators for backup power and underground power lines.  

Billing

Application

The Halstad Municipal Utilities provides the electric, water, sewer and garbage services for the residents of Halstad.  All customers must fill out a New Customer Form to obtain utility services.

Deposit

All customers are required to pay a $100.00 meter deposit upon the request for utility services.  The Halstad Municipal Utilities reserves the right to require chronically delinquent customers to provide a higher meter deposit. 

Payments

In person or by mail – 405 2nd Avenue West
Drive-up drop box – Located outside the utilities office
Automatic payment – To enroll, complete the Direct Payment Authorization form.
Credit/debit card – In person or by phone
Online – Click here

Rates

Residential Electric (RL)

Customer Charge                   $25.00

Energy                                       $0.1195/kWh

Surcharge                                 $0.005/kWh

Commercial Electric (CL)

Customer Charge                   $21.00

Energy                                       $0.1195/kWh

Surcharge                                 $0.005/kWh

Commercial Three Phase (P)

Customer Charge                   $30.00

Energy                                       $0.112/kWh

Surcharge                                 $0.005/kWh

Off-Peak Electric (OP)

Customer Charge                   $10.00

Energy                                       $0.082/kWh

Surcharge                                 $0.005/kWh

Water (WA)

Minimum (2,000 gallons)                   $17.50

2,000 – 8,000 gallons                           $0.00525/gallon

8,000 – 10,000 gallons                         $0.006122/gallon

10,000- 20,000 gallons                        $0.007871/gallon

20,000 gallons & above                       $0.008309/gallon

 

Non-metered                                         $26.25

 

Bulk Water Rate                                    $0.007/gallon

 

Sewer (SE)

Minimum (2,000 gallons)                   $26.50

2,000 – 8,000 gallons                           $0.008637/gallon

8,000 – 10,000 gallons                         $0.010078/gallon

10,000- 20,000 gallons                        $0.01296/gallon

20,000 gallons & above                       $0.01367/gallon

 

Non-metered Sewer                            $42.00

Due Date

All services are billed for on one monthly utility bill.  Bills are sent out by the 5th of the month and are due by the 21st of the month.  If the 21st falls on a weekend or holiday, the bill is due the next working day.  A penalty of 10% of the current charges will be applied after the 21st.

Disconnection

If payment is not received by the 25th of the month, a disconnect notice will be sent out.  Payment is required by the 10th of the following month, giving 15 days to pay before service could be disconnected.  

Fees

Reconnect fee for non-payment                 $15.00

After hours reconnect fee                             $100.00

NSF check fee                                                  $30.00

Water reconnect fee                                      $25.00

After hours water disconnection fee         $50.00

Sump Pump Violation fee                            $50.00

Garbage

The City of Halstad contracts with Fuchs Sanitation for garbage service.  Garbage is picked up early Monday mornings.  Place your garbage in bags or containers on the boulevard.

White and Brown Goods Collection

May 04th 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Norman County Demolition Landfill – 3291 County Highway 19

The Norman County Environmental Services Office will be holding a “Brown Goods” collection on May 4-6, 2017.  This event will be held at the Norman County Demolition Landfill site 3291 County Highway 19 during the hours of 8 am to 5 pm during these three days only.  The landfill is located five miles west on County Highway 19 from State Highway 32 or seven miles east on County Highway 19 from State Highway 9.  It is located on the south side of the highway.  Just turn in the driveway with the big sign by it.

Brown Goods include the following items: televisions, computers, computer monitors, printers, VCRs, stereo equipment, small electrical appliances, and microwave ovens.  These items will be taken at no charge during this special collection.

White Goods include the following items: washers, dryers, freezers, and refrigerators, etc.  These items will be taken at no charge during this special collection.

For Norman County Residents Only

If you have any questions on this collection, please contact the Norman County Environmental Services Office at 784-5493 or Glen Visser at 218-415-0190.

Fluorescent Light Bulb Collection

May 04th 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Norman County Hwy Dept. Lot

Collecting fluorescent light bulbs and ballasts.

Batteries: examples Cell Phone, C, D, AA, AAA, 6V, 9V, watch, hearing aid & car batteries

For Norman County Residents Only

This collection is sponsored by the Norman County Environmental Services Office and paid for with dollars collected from the Garbage Assessment on your tax statement.

If you have any questions on this, you can contact either the Norman County Environmental Services Office at 784-5493 or Al’s Disposal at 784-4090.

2020 Halstad Municipal Utilities Commission Meetings

Click on the date below to view 2020 agendas and minutes.

2019 Halstad Municipal Utilities Commission Meetings

Click on the date below to view 2019 agendas and minutes.

Interested in viewing older Halstad Municipal Utilities Commission meeting agendas and/or minutes? Contact us, and someone from our team will be able to provide you with the proper documentation.

Just how much do you know about your local power company? Click on the link below to find out more about your utility company.

COVID-19 Information and Updates

The Halstad City Council is following the Governor’s declarations and executive orders to mitigate any risk to the Halstad City Staff and the public in order to help everyone remain healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the City’s top priority to keep its many services functioning throughout the health crisis.

 

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