Utilities & Telecommunications

Utilities & Telecommunications

New Hampton Economic Development works in partnership with its utility service providers to meet the needs of business and industry. Our partners provide site location and expansion assistance, financial incentive packaging, competitive rate offerings, location/infrastructure analysis and other important services to help your business expand your horizons in New Hampton.

Electric

The City of New Hampton owns and operates an electric generation, transmission and distribution system. Businesses located in our community benefit from the City's highly competitive commercial and industrial rates. For more information and rates, visit the City of New Hampton's Utilities Page.

The community is also served by two Rural Electric Cooperatives (REC)--Butler County REC and Hawkeye Tri-County REC. The RECs provide an impressive array of business development and energy-related services to meet the unique needs of businesses they serve including low-interest loans to qualified applicants, distribution and transmission reliability, energy efficiency audits, back-up generation, and engineering/site location assistance. Visit their economic development websites for more information on services available to new and expanding businesses:



The RECs are members of Iowa Area Development Group, the marketing and economic development agency for over 80 member-owned electric cooperatives and utilities throughout the state. IADG's team of economic development professionals work with the local REC and communities they serve to provide valuable resources and assistance on issues related to business expansion and location. Visit IADG's website for more information on their programs and services.

Natural Gas

Black Hills Energy provides natural gas service to our community. Black Hills Energy's company-wide economic development team helps us organize, plan and implement local community programs that support business development and expansion. To learn more about Black Hills Energy's services, visit their website.

Water/Sewer

New Hampton has a municipally-owned water system. Waste water plant capacity is 2.3 million gallons per day. Water tower storage capacity is 800,000 gallons.

To better serve its customers, the City completed a major expansion of its wastewater treatment facility. The project expanded the capacity of the treatment system by approximately 50 percent, as well as greatly enhancing the efficiency of the treatment process. The wastewater treatment plant's daily flow is 600,000 to 700,000 gallons per day and the design flow is 2.3 million gallons per day. For more information and rates, visit the City of New Hampton's Utilities Page.

Telecommunications

We recognize access to advanced telecommunications services is important for your business to stay competitive. Working with our local telecommunications utility company, we strive to provide our industries with telecommunications solutions for their business needs. Windstream offers a comprehensive line of products and services including local telephone service, long distance plans, Internet service (including DSL high-speed Internet), telephone equipment and other services. Headquartered in Newton, Iowa, the company maintains a regional office and warehouse in New Hampton. Our businesses appreciate the local, personal touch in services they receive from Windstream. For more information on Windstream's telecommunications services visit their website.

News

Jendro Sanitation Collection Information

Posted: Tue, June 13, 2017
New Hampton Residents, please note the following changes in Jendro Sanitation's collection schedule:

-Due to the 4th of July holiday, all Monday & Tuesday routes will be collected on Monday, July 3; no recycling this week.

-Due to RAGBRAI, Thursday residential trash & recycling will be collected on Wednesday, July 26 starting at 5 am.
     --All commercial & dumpster routes will run on the normal collection day but may be collected earlier or later depending on the amount of riders in the area.
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Housing-Contractors Meeting

Posted: Thu, April 27, 2017
One of the big projects the Economic Development Office has been working on over the last several months is the shortage of single family housing available in our community.  We are working with many different groups of individuals from our community including realtors, bankers, IDC board members, and contractors.

We will be holding a housing meeting with area contractors on Tuesday, May 2 at 8 am in the Community Center Building.  This meeting is open to any contractors wanting to attend.  If you have any questions, contact Tammy or Megan at 641-394-2437.
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Lunch & Learn Opportunity

Posted: Thu, April 20, 2017
For any business, being able to connect with potential customers is an incredibly valuable tool. What's even more valuable is connecting with those customers at the exact moment they are searching for the products and services you offer on the internet.

VGM Forbin and New Horizons Chamber of Commerce are providing an exciting learning opportunity during Small Business Week to help you use techniques developed by Google to improve your online marketing initiatives to bring more customers to your business's front door. The education will center around three key objectives:

-Growing Your Business Online
-Promoting Your Business With Google Adwords
-How Brands Win in Moments that Matter

All education materials for this event have been prepared by Google. VGM Forbin will be on hand to present the materials, answer your questions, and lead discussions about best practices.

Event Details

Where: The New Hampton Community Center: 112 East Spring Street, New Hampton, IA 50659
Cost: $5 per attendee
When: Tuesday, May 2 at noon (lunch will be provided)
Who: Event will be hosted by VGM Forbin and New Horizons Chamber
What You'll Receive: Education on online branding techniques from industry experts and Google-branded merchandise

To reserve your spot, call the Chamber at 394-2021.
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