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Trash Amnesty Day

Trash Amensty Day 2022 is Saturday May 21 from 8am - 12pm for Ely residents only.Drivers license for proof of residency will be required at... more ››

Shirts for sale for the 150th celebration

BIG Sesquicentennial News!

BIG Sesquicentennial NEWS! The event committee, historical society members and staff have put together exciting apparel to celebrate 150... more ››

Hydrant Flushing Map

Spring Hydrant Flushing

Public Works will begin flushing all hydrants around town this week and throughout the month of April. Pictured is a map highlighting their... more ››

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2022 Citizens of the Year

After reviewing several submissions, the selection committee has named Clary Illian and Bark Horak co-recipients of the 2022 Jim... more ››

Water Quality Report

2021 Water Quality Report

Ely’s water quality report for the year of 2021 is now available. Please download in pdf form below.

Plow truck snow emergency

Snow Emergency: January 14 - 15

Due to the impending snow, a snow emergency has been declared effective 12:00pm noon on Friday January 14 - 12:00pm noon on Saturday... more ››

Water Main Break

Water Line Break & Boil Advisory

January 14, 2022 8:30am update -

Snow Emergency Notice Jan 1 - Jan 2

Snow Emergency: Jan 1 - Jan 2

The City of Ely has declared a snow emergency effective 8am Saturday January 1 - 6pm Sunday January 2. Cars must be removed from City... more ››

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2022 Recycle Calendar Released

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Golf Cart Ordinance Review

City Council has been discussing updates to the golf cart ordinance for several months. They heard comments from the community at previous... more ››

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Old Town District - Master Plan

 City Council reviewed the Old Town District Master Plan presented by MSA on December 6.

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Winterfest is back to full force!

Ely Holiday Toy Giveaway

Ely Toy Giveaway

The City of Ely, the Ely Fire Department, the Ely Public Library and St. John Lutheran Church, with the help of Toys-For-Tots, is holding... more ››


Front Desk December 1 Reminder

Utility account holders - please be sure to sign up for Front Desk by December 1. https://... more ››

Front Desk Flyer

Front Desk Utility Billing Software

Front Desk will be a new utility billing software for the City of Ely. Residents are encouraged to visit the link provided during the month... more ››

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Halloween in Ely

It finally looks and feels like Fall. The trees are losing their leaves, the air is crisp, and the ghosts, goblins, and superhero’s will... more ››

Hydrant Flushing Map

Hydrant Flushing Fall 2021

Public Works will begin flushing hydrants the first week of October and will continue through the end of the month. Below is map of their... more ››

Street Work Ahead Sign

State Street Shoulder Project Begins

The State Street Shoulder Project will begin this week. LL Pelling will be in town to begin grading on Monday and the milling will begin on... more ››

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Fall Fest 5k Results

To view the results of the Fall Fest 5k Race, click here...

limb chipper in action

Chipping Service Ending Early in 2021

Due to a mechanical failure with the chipper, staff will be ending limb pickup service early this year. The last pickup will be on Tuesday... more ››