Hello New Residents of Rice!

New Resident please fill out the New Residents Form and return to City Hall.

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.


Rice Area Compost Site

The City Compost Site is OPEN. 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.  NO TREE STUMPS OR GARBAGE. During certain times of year there may be compost and/or wood chips available for you to take.

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.

Click HERE for a map.