How does the City of Marshalltown set utility rates? What are the rates?

The City Council sets utility rates by Ordinance. Utility rate ordinances require a public hearing and three readings of the ordinance.

Utility rates are periodically reviewed by the council to ensure revenues pay the cost of providing the utility.

For specific rate information: 

Sanitary sewer utility ordinance.

Storm water utility ordinance.

Landfill / Solid Waster utility ordinance.

Water rates - Set by the Water Works Board of the  Marshalltown Water Works  641-753-7913

The Marshalltown Water Works performs the utility billing service for the City of Marshalltown. You'll receive one bill for Water, Sanitary, Storm and Landfill charges.

Garbage haulers are licensed by the City. Please contact them directly to arrange service. Download a list of licensed haulers.

Alliant Energy is the Electric and Gas provider. 

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3. How does the City of Marshalltown set utility rates? What are the rates?
4. How do I make a request for information?
5. Does the City offer any tax incentives for rehabilitation or new construction of residential homes?
6. How do I apply for a block party permit?
7. How do I arrange for garbage service?
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