New Resident Resources
Welcome to the City of Bellechester. Life here is enhanced by the preservation of our local history and the enjoyment of today. Our community combines agriculture, industry, history, civic activities, recreation and countless other events for a wholesome and fulfilled lifestyle, making it an ideal place to raise a family and grow your business.
The following information should help ease the transition of moving into the area for new residents:
We would like to take this chance to welcome you to Bellechester! We are very happy to have this opportunity to serve with you.
Our city council meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Bellechester Community Center on the corner of County Road #16 and County Road #2. If there is something that you wish to talk to the council about, please call the clerk at 651-923-4093 and you will place on the agenda. Anyone and everyone are welcome to attend the meetings.
Garbage pickup is every Wednesday morning about 8 am. Recycling bin is across town by GB Feed Store, we encourage every home to recycle whenever possible, as our rates are based on tonnage.
We bill monthly for water, sewer and garbage. The fee is based on number of occupants in the home. Contact the city to get your water/sewer/garbage service switched over to you. Payments are due the last day of the month for that month. Cut the coupons apart and send the current month’s slip with your payment each month. You can send your payment to the City of Bellechester, 299 Great Western Ave Bellechester MN 55027, or drop it off at the First Farm's and Merchant Bank in Bellechester in an envelope with the City of Bellechester written on it. You can also have it automatically paid by filling out and returning an ACH form that is available on this site.
The current rate for water/sewer/garbage is:
1 person = $82.46
2 person = $85.71
3 person = $88.96
4 peron = $92.21
5 + person = $95.46
If you are planning a project such as an addition to your home, siding, roofing, decking we ask that you call the clerk to receive a building permit before your project begins. The permit needs to be brought forth to the council for approval before it gets sent to the County for processing.
The City of Bellechester uses the Mail Balloting system for each election cycle. This means each person in your home that is able to vote at the Primary and General Elections will be mailed a ballot. If you choose to want to vote in person, you can do so by taking the ballot to your county auditor’s office. Contact us our your county for a voter registration card.
If you have any questions, please call or email – firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-923-4093
City of Bellechester
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I sign up to receive Alerts and News & Notices?
Simply click the "Sign Up for Alerts" button located ……fill out the brief form with your preferred contact information and click submit
Where do I go to vote?
All City elections are conducted by Goodhue and Wabasha County using mailing in voting. Please contact the clerk or your county to get registered. You will not go to a voting place for either primary or general elections.
How do I setup utilities?
Contact the city prior to moving to town get services setup for your new home. Xcel Energy handles our electric service and Nuvera is our phone/internet priovider.