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Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission
January 18, 2017
Former Willmar Mayor Heitke recommended to EDC Operations Board
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council voted Tuesday to recommend the appointment of Lester Heitke to the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar...
January 18, 2017 - 6:56am
June 13, 2016
Legislature got some things done, but work remains, Rep. Baker says
WILLMAR — Rep. Dave Baker attended Monday’s Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission meeting to give an update on the completed legislative...
June 13, 2016 - 9:22pm
April 27, 2016
Willmar Municipal Utilities to replace 13 transmission line structures
WILLMAR — A motion was made and approved by the Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission Monday to approve project specifications and solicit...
April 27, 2016 - 11:24pm
March 28, 2016
Utilities commission slows down website redesign
WILLMAR — The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission tabled a request Monday to approve an agreement with VoyageurWeb to redesign the utilities’ website. Mary Kosbab, who works in energy services/marketing for Willmar Municipal Utilities, said requests for proposals were sent...
March 28, 2016 - 10:08pm
Utilities Commission OKs water treatment plant project bid
WILLMAR — Work to remove aging water filtering material and install new filtering material at the city’s southwest water treatment plan could begin within the next couple of months, under a bid approved by the Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission. The commission voted Monday...
September 28, 2015 - 11:33pm
July 27, 2015
Utilities Commission favors continued local electric generation
WILLMAR — Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission members held their 2015 strategic planning session July 22 and agreed they favored the continued use of local electrical generation. Consensus in favor of local generation was reached after the commission and utility staff reviewed...
July 27, 2015 - 11:25pm
June 8, 2015
Willmar Utilities Commission OKs solar and wind payment rate
WILLMAR — The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has set a rate that will be paid to customers who generate more electricity from their solar and wind facilities than they buy from the city-owned utility. The commission on Monday approved paying an average retail utility energy...
June 8, 2015 - 11:20pm
March 9, 2015
Utilities Commission OKs property management
WILLMAR — The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has approved a property management agreement with Lakes Area Realty of New London and agent Don Pearce to manage the former Gerry’s Liquor store property on Litchfield Avenue Southwest. The commission bought the store last...
March 9, 2015 - 11:24pm
February 10, 2015
Calvin appoints Mahboub to Willmar Utilities Commission
WILLMAR — Mayor Marv Calvin nominated, and the City Council approved, the appointment of Abdirizak “Zack’’ Mahboub of Willmar to a three-year term on the Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission. Mahboub was welcomed to the Utilities Commission’s meeting Monday by Commission...
February 10, 2015 - 11:41pm
January 26, 2015
Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission sets public hearing on proposed increases
WILLMAR — The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission voted Monday to conduct a public hearing Feb. 9 on a proposed overall average electric increase of 4.5 percent and overall average water increase of 20 percent for 2015. If a schedule of meetings and hearings takes place as proposed,...
January 26, 2015 - 11:40pm
December 22, 2014
Willmar Utilities Commission to consider rate-hike recommendations
WILLMAR — Members of the Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission will meet in January to further discuss a consultant’s recent recommendations for 2015 electricity and water rate increases and possible increases in 2017 and 2018. Utilities officials said the increases are needed...
December 22, 2014 - 10:54pm
December 10, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Municipal Utilities Commission agrees to wait on LED light test
WILLMAR — Officials of Willmar Municipal Utilities were hoping early next year to test 16 energy-efficient LED street lights from two manufacturers, but have decided to delay the test for a couple of months while one of the manufacturers improves its lighting technology. Willmar...
December 10, 2012 - 11:25pm
December 7, 2012
Utilities Commission to meet Monday
WILLMAR — The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission will receive a presentation from linemen Dick Thynes and Casey Jenny on their recent mutual aid assistance to victims of Hurricane Sandy. They will speak during the commission meeting at 11:45 a.m. Monday in the auditorium at...
December 7, 2012 - 11:29pm