Hello Residents of Rice!

We have plenty of information for you to check out on this page from permits, to utilities, and much more. Feel free to look around.


Water/Sewer – City of Rice    NEW RESIDENTS

Pay your water/sewer bill here: ​https://govpaynow.com/gps/user/plc/a0012w

Please complete a Billing Responsibility Form and drop it off at City Hall (there is a drop box by the front door for after hours).  Payments for water/sewer services are due by 4 PM on the 25th of each month.  Click HERE for the complete policy.

​New to the City of Rice? NEW RESIDENT Welcome Packet

Other Utilities: Telephone/Cable/Internet – Benton Coop (320) 393-2115 Electricity – MN Power 800-228-4966 Gas – Xcel Energy 800-895-4999 Garbage – Multiple carriers, check the phone book.

BEFORE YOU DIG, you are required to call Gopher State One Call for location marking.  Dial 8-1-1 or  1-800-252-1166

Rice Area Compost Site

The City Compost Site is open from April 27th – October 31st.  It is FREE for residents in city limits.  If you live in a surrounding township you are welcome to also use the site for a fee of $40 the season or $10 a day.  The site is a great place to dispose of grass clippings, branches, leaves and garden vegetation.  During certain times of year there may be compost and/or wood chips available for you to take.

You can get your compost site sticker right at the site during open hours.   Click HERE for a map.

Days/Times:   Tuesdays & Thursday 4 PM-7 PM Saturdays 10 AM- 2 PM

Location:  From downtown head west over the RR tracks towards the River.  After the bend in the road, 6th Ave NW will be on the right side of County Rd 2.  Take the next road to the left, before the cemetery.  Follow this road around to the left.  Fenced in site will be to the right.

You are responsible to unload/load your own trailer and/or truck.