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Robbinsdale City Hall

Robbinsdale City Hall

4100 Lakeview Avenue North
Robbinsdale, MN 55422

Andrew Bonney Robbins, founder of Robbinsdale, Minnesota

Andy sez, You’re gonna love the Robbinsdale City Services:

Costs and billing

Solid Waste categories, special pickup stickers


Andrew Bonney Robbins signature

City Services costs and billing

Utility rates

Service ↕ Scroll for more Monthly Rate For 2-month billing period
Water Service - pays for maintenance and replacement of mains
  $4.38 $8.76
Water use (for two months) - Pays for pumping and treating your water.
Tiered Rates for promotion of water conservation
First 12,000 gallons $2.59 per 1,000 gallons
Next 12,001-26,000 gallons $3.48 per 1,000 gallons
Next 26,001-40,000 gallons $4.52 per 1,000 gallons
Over 40,000 gallons $6.61 per 1,000 gallons

The average home in Robbinsdale in two months in the winter uses 13,000 gallons of water.

Water Capital Surcharge - Saving for well repairs, water tower replacement, etc.
  $0.49 per 1,000 gallons
Irrigation usage - Pays for pumping and treating the water (Commercial and Homeowner Associations) For multi-family townhome developments a per-unit multiplier is used to determine the cut-off for the first tier. Contact the finance department for details.
The first 20,000 gallons or as set for townhome association $4.52 per 1,000 gallons
Usage over 20,000 gallons $6.61 per 1,000 gallons
Sanitary Sewer Service - Pays for maintenance and replacement of mains and lift stations.
  $6.46 $12.92
Sanitary Sewer - Based on the average winter water consumption. If actual use is less than winter average, you will be charged for actual use.
  $3.73 per 1,000 gallons 
Residential Storm Sewer - Includes effort to remove contaminants from storm run off
  $7.80 $15.60
Garbage, including taxes and recycling credit
32 gallon $22.53 $45.06
64 gallon $25.90 $51.80
96 gallon $29.15 $58.30
Additional Garbage Cart
32 gallon $9.44 $18.88
64 gallon $11.48 $22.96
96 gallon $13.26 $26.52

City Services costs and billing

Billing arrangements

Water meters are read monthly by an automated radio system. Utilities are billed every two months.

You may pay monthly by downloading and remitting with this form.

Set up automatic payments with this Credit Card Payment Authorization Form.

Pay online. Robbinsdale contracts with EUB, a secure service you can use to pay your utility bill.

State law requires metropolitan area public water utilities to use rate structures that encourage conservation, to use less water.

Download Water Conservation Tips.

City Services costs and billing

Solid Waste Pickup


Residents are required to use the City’s solid waste service. Weekly collection includes garbage, recycling, yard waste during April–November, and appliances. Each residence may select the size of garbage cart they need. Items to be collected must be placed near the curb or alley by 6:00 a.m. on the designated pick-up day.

Missed pickup

Call Waste Management within 24 hours, 952-890-1100.

Scheduled pickup areas


Waste collection is delayed one day if holidays occur weekdays, Monday through Friday: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. Delayed collection due to severe weather will be declared as needed.

Map showing areas of city getting trash picked up on certain days.

Solid Waste

Large-item pickup Stickers

Pickup of Appliances and Furniture require the attachment of Solid Waste Stickers, purchased at City Hall or by calling 763-531-1211 to charge them to your utility bill and mailed to you. 1-Unit stickers are $1.50 and 5-Unit stickers are $7.50.

Item under 30 pounds or bag, box, or similar: 1 Sticker, $1.50
Small furniture, twin or full mattress or box spring, window, door, sink: 5 Stickers, $7.50
Large furniture, sofa, loveseat, recliner, queen or king mattress or box spring, water softener, bathtub: 10 Stickers, $15.00
Appliances, stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher, water heater, microwave, dehumidifier, furnace, trash compactor, window air conditioner, refrigerator, freezer: 25 Stickers, $37.50 and call Waste Management, 952-890-1100

Yard Waste

Compostable bags are required. Pickup is typically from April 15 through November 15 and is announced in mailings and on this website. It is your responsibility to dispose of yardwaste or move it away from city right-of-ways until spring. Maple Grove’s yardwaste disposal site accepts materials for a fee.


Grass clippings, leaves, pine needles, pine cones, acorns, small hedge shavings, twigs under 1/2 inch in diameter and less than 3 inches long, weeds, flowers, and garden waste should be in compostable bags under 30 pounds. No limit on small yard waste and no stickers required. You can also use a galvanized or Rubbermaid-type container with a lid for compost disposal. Contents cannot weigh more than 40 pounds. The can must have a sign which clearly reads “Compost” or pick up a “Yardwaste only” sticker provided by Waste Management at City Hall. If you have multiple yard waste cans- only one sign is needed. Yardwaste bags and cans must be placed 5 feet from garbage and recycling carts

Solid Waste