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Snow Emergency and Sidewalk Snow Removal Information

Snow emergencies will be announced on the City Website and Facebook Page, Police Department Facebook Page, and Code Red Notification System. Sign up for Code Red weather alerts, street closures, and other notifications at the Code Red link at the bottom of this page.

The City of Madelia will declare a snow emergency when there is an accumulation of three or more inches of snow on city streets.

No vehicles are to be parked on any city street during a snow emergency period until the street has been completely cleared of snow from curb to curb for the entire city block.

There will be no parking in the business district during a snow emergency between the hours of 1:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. or until the street has been cleared from curb to curb.

Any vehicle in violation of the Snow Removal Ordinance (§70.261) may be ticketed or towed at the owner’s expense.

Sidewalks must be cleared of snow within 24 hours after the end of snowfall.

Properties non-compliant with this ordinance will be billed for the snow removal (Madelia City Ordinance 94.04.01).

By |November 1st, 2018|Blog|

Job Opportunity: Madelia Municipal Light & Power – General Manager

Madelia Municipal Light & Power is now accepting applications for the position of General Manager.

Madelia Municipal Light & Power (MMLP) is a municipally owned electric utility serving the City of Madelia. Located in South Central MN, Madelia is a thriving community with a population of just over 2300. For further information about Madelia visit MMLP has approx. 1200 meters, an average demand of 4.5 MW, over 4 million dollars in retail sales, and a 11.5 MW diesel generation plant. MMLP is governed by the MMLP Commission, with members appointed by the City Council. MMLP purchases wholesale power from Heartland Consumer Power District and is a member of the MN Municipal Utilities Association and the American Public Power Association.

As MMLP General Manager, your management and leadership experience will be put to work to positively impact the success of our operations. You will facilitate, plan, organize, direct and control the activities and processes of our electric utility operations in accordance to federal and state laws, rules and regulations within a growing community. Reporting to the MMLP Commission, this high-level, hands-on role is responsible for setting and implementing the company strategy for engineering, accounting, quality, human resources, customer service, and IT. With 7 employees, your leadership will effectively steer our team to exemplary performance and service to our community. You will wear many hats and will need to think and execute like a small business owner, yet within the guidelines of a locally controlled, governmental agency.

• 5+ years of business management or general operations experience, preferably with a leadership role within an electric utility.
• Bachelor’s degree preferably in business, finance, engineering, or operations. MBA preferred.
• Confident leader and effective communicator that knows how to build consensus inside and outside the organization.
• Embraces people management by effectively directing, developing and mentoring team members.
• Relevant experience effectively working with governing bodies.
• Experience with electric utilities management, and/or electric related business management a plus.
• Experience developing and managing budgets with a high level of responsibility and accountability for all operations.
• Practical understanding of how governmental entities operate from a governing and compliance perspective.
• Practical understanding of electric construction project management or relevant experience in related construction is preferable.
• Critical thinking and sound judgment that can be effectively applied to strategy and execution.

Madelia Municipal Light & Power will reward your management and leadership talents with an attractive compensation package based on your experience and qualifications. Your benefit package also includes medical insurance, retirement plan, sick and vacation leave. This position will remain open until filled with priority given to resumes received prior to November 16th.

To learn more about this position, submit a resume, or request a full job description please contact:
Jim Maras, General Manager
Madelia Municipal Light & Power
24 Abbot Ave SW, Madelia MN, 56062
Phone: 507-642-8803

Request for Proposal Professional Auditing Services


The City of Madelia is seeking proposals from certified public accounting firms qualified to perform municipal audits for the financial statements for the fiscal years ending December 31, 2018, December 31, 2019 and December 31, 2020. Proposals must be submitted to Madelia City Hall, Attn: Audit Proposal, 116 West Main, Madelia, MN 56062, no later than 12:00p.m., Friday, November 2, 2018. Proposals will be in accordance with the document entitled, “Request for Proposal Professional Auditing Services”. The document can be found in the link below.

The City of Madelia reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to waive any minor technicalities.

Chris Fischer
Assistant City Administrator

Street Cleanup Schedule

The Madelia Street Department is requesting no parking on streets on even days and no parking on avenues on odd days to assist with street cleanup this fall. This is voluntary but will assist in cleanup. All vehicles parked on the streets in Madelia must move every 24 hours by ordinance. All boats, trailers, and campers must be taken off the streets by October 1st. Thank you for your assistance.

By |October 8th, 2018|Blog|

Hydrant Flushing

The City of Madelia Water Department will be flushing water mains October 1st through October 5th. The city flushes the mains to keep the mains open and flowing with the least amount of matter in the lines.

If you have discolored water, after the flushing has been completed in your area, run your tap water until the water is clear. The discolored water is iron buildup and is not harmful to individuals.

By |September 25th, 2018|Blog|

Marking Curb Stops

The Madelia Water Department will be marking curb stops with blue flags. Please do not pull the flags if you find them in your yard! If you have any questions, please call City Hall. Thank you!

By |September 5th, 2018|Blog|
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