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Welcome to the City of Foley…a Minnesota thriving rural community!

City of Foley has a strong economic base, a convenient and accessible location, education system, numerous recreational activities and a quality of life, based on traditional values.

Notices

Absentee voting for the State Primary Election begins June 24.

Absentee voting for the State Primary Election begins on Friday, June 24, at 8am and goes through 5pm on Aug. 8.
In-person absentee voting is available at the Benton County Auditor-Treasurer’s office, or an absentee ballot can be requested by mail. Saturday in-person absentee voting hours on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10am to 3pm.

Applications are available at www.mnvotes.org or on the Benton County Elections Page.

Hwy 23 will be closed between Broadway Avenue and 13th Avenue beginning June 23 as construction ramps up.
For more information:

Wastewater Project Construction Begins
The City of Foley officially broke ground on the Wastewater project in early June. The City of Foley is regionalizing their wastewater system with the City of St. Cloud. The improvements include two regionalization lift stations, rehabilitation of two existing city lift stations, force main, sanitary sewer, and other minor improvements.
You can read more about the Wastewater Project on our update page. You can also signup for updates to be delivered directly to your email box.

Seasonal Water System Maintenance May Cause Temporary Water Discoloration

Foley Public Works will be flushing the city water system this spring as part of routine maintenance of the water system. If you encounter discolored water during this period, you can run the cold, unsoftened tap for a few minutes to clear it up. The discoloration is not harmful to humans or animals. The color change is due to water sitting in the larger mains and the iron settles out. The sediment sits on the bottom of the main until the water flow is increased. The flushing process stirs up the sedimentation in the pipe and the water turns black or brown. This process also cleans out the stagnated water in the mains that have little water usage.

If you have any questions, please call Public Works at 320-968-4082.

 

 


Sump Pump Water Discharge

To avoid creating water and/or ice hazards for pedestrians and motorists, residents are requested to move sump pump discharge hoses away from sidewalks and roadways to the edge of road right-of-way, so water drains onto your lawn or yard.

To prevent water from pooling on properties and creating a nuisance for neighbors, it is recommended residents move their discharge hoses frequently so the water can be absorbed faster into the soil.

The City of Foley Code of Ordinances Section 1100 defines a public nuisance as anything that endangers the public safety. This includes anything that interferes with, obstructs, or renders dangerous for passage, any public highway or right-of-way, or waters used by the public.

For more information: Please contact Foley City Hall at 320-968-7260.


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