October 2016 Newsletter

Cold Weather Rule: In order to qualify for protection under the Cold Weather Rule, the customer’s account must be current for the billing period immediately prior to October 15, 2016. If you have any questions or need further information about this rule, please call City Hall at 507-945-8127. Information on Energy Assistance available at City Hall.

City Council Meeting:  The next City Council meeting will be on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 6:15pm at City Hall.

Columbus Day: City Hall will be CLOSED on Monday, October 10th in observance of Columbus Day!

Halloween Trick-or-Treating:  Monday, October 31st is Halloween. Trick-or-Treating will take place from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. If you want kids to stop at your house, please turn your outside light on! Be safe and watch for little ones while out during those hours.

Conservation Improvement Program: The City of Round Lake offers a rebate program to support our conservation efforts. We have an appliance rebate program that is available to all utility customers. To qualify for the rebate the appliance must be an ENERGY STAR appliance on the list of qualifying appliances. You need to bring the YELLOW STICKER from the appliance and the receipt (must be purchased in 2016 to qualify for this year’s program) to City Hall and fill out a special form. Once I have all of this information, we will be giving the rebate on your December bill. REMEMBER – IT MUST BE PURCHASED IN 2016 TO QUALIFY!

Heating Season: The heating season is fast approaching! Please make sure your furnace and/or heaters are in working order. Now is a good time to make any repairs or replacements, if necessary, before the cold weather really sets in.


RL American Legion: Pancake breakfast will be October 2nd from 8am – Noon! The pancakes are out of this world and they always have plenty of sausage and eggs to go along with them. Plan to take the family out for a great morning meal! It is all you can eat, so you get your money’s worth!

Bethel Lutheran Church: “Harvest Dinner” will be October 9th from 11am-1pm! The menu includes bone-in ham, meatballs, homemade raisin sauce, buns and desserts! Plan to attend and enjoy a great time of fellowship for ONLY $10.00 for adults, $4.00 for children 5-10 years, children 4 and under eat for free!!

RL American Legion: Pork chop meal will be October 15th from 5:00pm until gone. If you’ve never been to the pork chop feed, make a point to check it out! People come from surrounding towns because they are that good. If you don’t like crowds, you can always order them to go and pick them up! You get more food than you can eat and will have leftovers for another meal. Or, if you have a smaller appetite, ½ orders are an option. Great food for a great price and it supports your local American Legion Post. To go orders call 507-945-8321.

Cub Scouts Pack 134:  On Saturday, October 22nd, Cub Scout pack 134 will be dropping off bags for you to put non-perishable food items in. They will be collecting them on Saturday, October 29th in the morning. All food collected will be kept in the Round Lake area, they will be giving the food to the food shelf for distribution later in the year. Help support scouting and make this a fun project for the boys to learn about helping others. Thank you, in advance! If you have questions, please call Pack Leader Scott Carlson at 507-329-5204.

MEA Weekend: October 19th kids out at Noon and there will be no school October 20th & 21st!!