• Regular monthly meeting - First Monday after
Water/Sewer Monthly Billing Returns
• Water/Sewer monthly billing starts August
- Easier to budget and more
Fire Department Looking for Volunteers
- Applications Available
at City Hall
WATER AND SEWER INFORMATION
MONTHLY BILLING RETURNS!! The Backus City Council
voted unanimously on Monday, December 5, 2011
to return to monthly billing for water and sewer
services effective July 2012. CORRECTION: You
will receive your LAST QUARTERLY bill for March
15 to June 15 shortly after June 15. That bill
will be due Aug 2. Your first monthly billing
will come in July and be due September 2, 2012.
Please watch for the change and if you have
any questions, please contact City Hall.
If you have any issues relating to water or
sewer services, please contact Backus City Hall
at 947-3221 or the Pine River Sanitary District
at 587-2924. Staff will contact the water department
to resolve the issue. They may be reached at
218-838-4823 for after hour emergencies.
A printed copy of the current Drinking Water
Report is available upon request during regular
office hours at City Hall. The report is also
posted at the Post Office and The First National
Bank in Backus.
• Please make sure that dryer vents and piping
going to the outside of the building are cleaned
out. When the lint builds up, it can ignite
causing a fire.
• If you are interested in being a member of
the fire department, please contact City Hall.
CITY DROP BOX
The Drop Box located in the entryway of City Hall will be available to citizens 24 hours a day effective immediately.
This reminder is from the Police Department, Fire Department, First Responders, and Ambulance. As per the City Code Book, Section 920.02 Subd. 1:
Address numbers shall be displayed on houses or principal buildings not less than four inches high, and of contrasting color to the background.
Make sure the house numbers are clear and visible.
In an emergency situation, every second counts!!FLY-IN BREAKFAST
The annual Fly-In Breakfast will be held annually
at Backus Municipal Airport.
Cornfest will be held on the second Saturday
in August each year.
PLEASE VOLUNTEER FOR CORNFEST - WHETHER YOU ARE ON THE PLANNING COMMITTEE OR WORK THE DAY OF THE EVENT. LET’S KEEP THIS EVENT GOING STRONG BY HELPING OUT. CONTACT CITY HALL FOR INFORMATION.
Pine River Food Shelf
First Lutheran Church
Every Tuesday and Friday 10 am to 2:00 pm
|Hackensack Food Shelf
In back of Share and Care Building
2nd and 4th Mondays 5 to 7 pm
|Pine River Backus Family
245 Barclay Pine River, MN
Watch for newsletter in PR Journal
First Thursday of Each Month
|NAPPS – For Seniors
||2nd Tuesday 2-4 pm
|Hidden Jewels Thrift Shop
||8 am – 4 pm M-Th 8 am to 5 pm
|Fare for All
Food Packages Minimally Priced
|Senior LinkAge Line
Will get you connected to
services in your area. FREE HELP!
FROM ALL OF US AT CITY HALL:
HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!