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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.

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Foley City Council Votes to Raise Sewer Rate and Fees for 2022
The Foley City Council voted unanimously during their Nov. 2 council meeting to change to a monthly billing cycle and raise the city water and sewer rates for 2022.

Foley residents will see an increase to their minimum water/sewer bill to $49.06 per month.

Rates are effective upon publication, Jan. 1, 2022. Foley residents will see the new rates reflected in their first monthly water/sewer bill scheduled to arrive in mailboxes in February 2022.

The City of Foley will be shifting from a quarterly billing cycle to monthly billing beginning in February of 2022. Your January bill will be your last quarterly bill. See our newsletter below for more information or contact city hall at 320-968-7260.

Read more about what your water/sewer bill pays for.

 


Winter Parking Enforcement Nov. 1 – March 31Foley MN Police Department
Residents and visitors please take note. Winter Parking Enforcement runs Nov. 1 – March 31. No parking is allowed on any city street or alley during the winter months regardless of weather conditions between the hours of 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 


Seasonal Water System Maintenance May Cause Temporary Water Discoloration
Foley Public Works will be flushing the city water system this fall 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 Foley Public Works at 320-968-4082.

 


Vaccine information from Benton County Public Health
  • The city encourages everyone to use alternative methods of communication to help prevent the spread of viruses (phone, email, website, drop box, etc.).
  • Follow city communications through our usual channels (website, Facebook, Twitter).
  • Follow the advice of official county, state and federal organizations such as Benton County Public Health, Minnesota Department of Health, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • Stay home if you are sick, keep calm and wash your hands.
For more information: Benton County COVID-19 Vaccine

MnDOT Hwy 23 – Foley to Milaca Project Information

MnDOT will improve 13.5 miles of Highway 23 from Foley to Milaca in 2022.

For more information:


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.


The Benton County Government Center provides DMV services and has now reopened

Attention Drivers: Foley City Hall does not offer DMV Services or written driver tests.
If you need to schedule a test, you will need to schedule online at the website below.
An online version of the written test is also now available to be taken with a proctor.
The Benton County Government Center provides DMV services and has now reopened.  They are available for walk-ins for tabs, titles and standard driver’s licenses.  Enhanced or Real ID requests require an appointment.  Please call 968-5010 with questions or to schedule an appointment. You may need to leave a message for staff to call you back as they work through the backlog of requests.

Due to the possibility of unauthorized modification of electronic data, errors in transmission, HTML browser incompatibilities, and other aspects of electronic communication that are beyond our control, information contained in the City’s website should not be considered suitable for legal purposes. Contact the City Hall to verify accuracy.