Frequently Asked Questions

Listed below are the answers to most commonly asked questions.  If your question is not answered please contact City Hall at 507-362-8300 or email cityofwaterville@frontiernet.net and we would be happy to assist you.


What day is Garbage Pick up?

               Garbage and recycling pick up is on Mondays.

     Recycling pick up is every other Monday 

               Garbage and recycling must be curbside by 7:00 a.m.

What can I reycle?

Recycling List


How do I order a dumpster?

               Call Waste Management at 888-960-0008


What are the Library hours?

               Monday, Wednesday, Friday                                        2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

               Tuesday and Thursday                                                  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

               Saturday                                                                         9:00 a.m. to Noon

               Thursdays--Story Hour                                                   9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


Do I need a permit to put a storage shed on my property?

               Yes, Contact City Hall at 362-8300 for further information.


Do I need a permit to replace my shingles?

               No, if you do not change the pitch or overhang.


How do I contact the Police Department for a non- emergency situation?

               Call 507-362-4244


Who are the utility providers in Waterville?

               Frontier Communication                               800-435-1504

               Frontier Internet                                            http://internet.frontier.com

               MidContinent (Cable)                                    800-888-1300

               Xcel Energy (Electric)                                    800-895-4999