— Incorporated in 1872 —
Lake City was established as a city in 1872, and lake city Public
Utilities has served the needs of the community nearly as long.
THe Value of public power
Local Values, Local Control
As a public utility, Lake City Public Utilities is governed by a five-person commission comprised of residents who are customers of the utility, and who are familiar with its operations and services.
Decisions about operation and rates of Lake City Public Utilities are made by community members, at open, public meetings. Because all decisions are made locally, the utility is able to respond to the community’s needs, build on its strengths, and advance its values.
And whether a customer has a compliment or complaint, he or she can discuss the issue locally with the assurance they will be heard.
Keeping Dollars in Lake City
Lake City Public Utilities is an engine for economic development — be it through local job creation or economic incentives to spur growth.
Many employees and their families live and work in and around Lake City, and they take pride supporting local businesses while helping keep dollars in the community.
Local Response, Local reliability
With a large distribution system to operate and maintain, Lake City Public Utilities personnel have stayed dedicated
to safety, reliablity, and prompt service during routine maintenance, as well as emergency situations.
Beyond keeping the lights on …
Whether it is creating butterfly habitat, supplementing snow removal efforts, or decorating the city for the holidays, we at Lake City Public Utilities strive help in
any way we can.