Is the City Code Available Online? Yes! Follow this link to view our City Code!
I am moving to Walcott, what do I need to do to set up my utilities?
All new customers are required to complete a utility sign up form and pay a $70.00 deposit to the City of Walcott for water/sewer service. Deposits shall be received from all customers and will be returned upon termination of service. UTILITY SIGN-UP APPLICATION - must be returned to City Hall during working hours, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Other utilities to contact:
|Gas:||Mid American Energy||888.427.5632|
|Telephone & Internet:||Qwest||800.244.1111|
|Telephone, Internet, & Cable:||Mediacom||800.622.2531|
The Walcott Post Office is located at 117 E. Bryant Street and can be reached at 563.284.6446.
How are my water/sewer/refuse bills figured?
Residential and commercial monthly water rates are billed at $3.25 per 1,000 gallons. The minimum charge is $4.55 per month based upon the minimum usage of 1,400 gallons.
Residential and commercial monthly sewer rates are billed at $3.90 per 1,000 gallons with a base rental rate of $3.00 per account each month. The minimum charge is $8.46 per month based upon the minimum usage of 1,400 gallons and base charge.
Residential and commercial refuse charges are billed at $11.74 per month. Any establishment requiring more than four cubic yard refuse pickup will be required to have a private pickup by a licensed hauler.
Can I pay my bill online? The City does not have an online payment system but customers may sign up for EZ-Pay. This allows payment of your monthly bill to be automatically deducted from your checking account. You will continue to receive your monthly bill and automatic withdrawl will start when it says "PAID BY DRAFT" on your bill. This amount will be deducted on the 20th of each month. EZ-PAY Form
What day is refuse and recycling collected and what items are eligible for recycling?
Refuse is collected every Monday, except for legal holidays collection will be on Tuesday, and recycling is collected every other Monday. Garbage and recycling must be placed in carts provided by our contractor, Allied Waste. Call the Public Work's Department at 563.284.6571 x11 for a garbage or recycling cart. If you should move, please leave the carts at your current residence. Recycling is collected every other Monday. Please have carts at curbside by 6:00 a.m. on collection days.
Is Open Burning permitted? No, open burning is NOT permitted in Walcott. The burning of natural wood or charcoal in a permanet or portable outdoor fireplace specifically designed for cooking or recrational purposes is permitted.
When is Walcott Day?
Walcott Day is held on the third Saturday of July. Please visit the WAlcott Day page for additional information and/or contacts.
When is the annual city-wide garage sale? The city-wide garage sale is always on the first Saturday in May.
Who do I contact regarding the Walcott Cemetery? For information regarding the cemetery, call Richard Golinghorst at 563.284.6556.
I am building, remodeling, replacing a furnace, etc., do I need a permit?
Building, mechanical, electrical and plumbing permits are required by the City of Walcott. Please contact the Building Official, Linda Rivers, at 563.284.6571 ext. 18 for more information. Permit forms and fee schedules are available on the Building Department page under City Services. You may also email at email@example.com.
Planning & Zoning Applications and information is available on the Planning & Zoning page under City Services.
How do I rent a shelter or ball diamond at Victory or Wescott Park?
Shelter and ball diamond reservations for Victory and Wescott Park may be made by contacting City Hall at 563.284.6571 ext. 10 at anytime between 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Reservations may be made no earlier than six months prior to the date of use. Shelter reservations will become effective when the reservation form and the non-refundable fee of $35.00 is remitted to the City Clerk's office. Reservation Form. There is no charge to reserve a ball diamond. Unreserved shelters and ball diamonds will still be available to be enjoyed by the general public on a first come, first serve basis. Weekly diamond reservations are posted on the window at City Hall.
What can be taken to the compost area? The compost area is available for residents of the City of Walcott. There are two piles at the compost area. One pile is for composting which includes grass, leaves, and garden vegetation only. The second pile is for brush, trees, and limbs. No other materials, including bags, are allowed in the area. Please respect the rules so that the area can continue to stay open.
Call Before You Dig! Dial 8-1-1 to arrange for utilities to be located and marked, preventing damage that can interrupt service and place the public at risk.
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