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    Xcel Energy to offer temporary rate discounts for businesses

    Small businesses that saw an electric load decrease of 25% or more as a direct result of the pandemic or civil unrest may qualify for a 25% discount on the base energy and demand charges on their electric bill from Jan. 1 through Aug. 31, 2021. Read on...
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    City Compost Site to close Nov. 25

    The Faribault Compost Site located at 214 N.E. 14th Street will be closing for the season on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 7:00 p.m. Read on...
  3. City of Faribault Parks and Rec

    Parks and Rec. closes public access, launches virtual classes

    Despite the closure, we’re aiming to begin offering virtual programming like we did last March/April, PLUS MORE! Read on...
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    Get involved by joining a board or commission

    Board and Commission members are appointed by the City Council. Members volunteer their time to provide advisory services to the City. Some groups also have duties defined in state law. Read on...
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    Effective Nov. 23, City meetings to be conducted by phone, electronically

    Effective Nov. 23, all meetings of City bodies shall be conducted by telephone or other electronic means. Individual agendas will include meeting information for public access. Read on...
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    Library to close public access Nov. 16; offerings still available

    Due to the current public health situation and the increased community spread of COVID-19, the Buckham Memorial Library will close public access beginning Nov. 16. Despite the closure, many services continue. Read on...
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    Faribault City Hall to close to the public Nov. 23

    City Staff will still be available by telephone and email—refer to the department pages on the City’s website www.faribault.org for contacts and for further information. Read on...
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    Fall cleanup reminders for Faribault residents

    As the fall cleanup continues, residents are reminded that raking or blowing leaves or debris from your property and into the street is illegal. Read on...
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    Video series highlights all Faribault has to offer

    The City of Faribault is excited to release as part of its partnership with CGI Communications, Inc., a series of professionally produced videos highlighting everything Faribault has to offer to our residents, visitors and business owners. Read on...
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    Police Department to host Crime Free Multi-Housing training Dec. 2

    All owners or managers of one or more rental units in Faribault must have CFMH Phase I certification prior to rental license renewal. Read on...
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    City seeks RFP for one-of-a-kind mural opportunity

    This publicly owned wall presents a one-of-a-kind opportunity to use public art to create a sense of place, activate a space adjacent to public parking and enhance the pedestrian experience. Read on...
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    Pay-by-phone now available for Faribault utility bills

    All a resident needs to make a payment is their account number and their preferred payment method – whether that’s a checking account, or credit/debit card. Read on...
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    Help us keep our rivers clean this fall

    Fall is a time when we spend a lot of time cleaning up our yards, raking up leaves, washing the car and getting ready for winter. As you do these things, there are a lot of ways you can help keep the Cannon River cleaner as well. Read on...
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