Announcements

Utilities Department recognized for reliable service

The Hastings Utilities Department has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2020. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (APPA), a ...

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Rent and utilities assistance available for Hastings residents

The State of Nebraska launched its Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program to provide assistance for renters struggling to pay both rent and utilities as a result of COVID-19 financial hardship. Th...

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Utilities Department is by your side after cold snap

February Cold Snap The entire Midwest saw unprecedented subzero temperatures during the month of February, forcing heating systems to work overtime to keep families warm. While the Hastings Utilities...

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Utilities Department halts rolling blackouts

The City of Hastings Utilities Department has halted the rolling blackouts across the city, but residents are encouraged to continue energy conservation efforts over the next day to avoid the need for...

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Unprecedented demand for energy forces rolling blackouts

Due to unprecedented energy demand brought on by the cold weather, The City of Hastings Utilities Department has been asked to dramatically reduce its energy consumption by the Southwest Power Pool, a...

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Fisher Fountain driveway may close during repairs

The driveway and utility drop box near Fisher Fountain may be occasionally unavailable to drivers as repairs and renovations for the fountain get underway. The project to repair and improve the fount...

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Council approves renovations for Fisher Fountain

The Hastings City Council unanimously approved a renovation contract for Fisher Rainbow Fountain at its regularly-scheduled meeting on Monday. The contract was awarded to Farris Construction Co., Inc...

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City offices to close for Christmas holiday

The City of Hastings offices will close at noon on Thursday, Dec. 24 and will be closed all day on Friday, Dec. 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Front desk services will be unavailable at ...

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City offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday

The City of Hastings offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday Nov. 26-27, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Front desk services will be unavailable at the Hastings Police Department, Ha...

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New drive-thru to open at Utilities Department business office

A new drive-thru window will open to customers at the City of Hastings Utilities Department’s business office on Nov. 12....

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Progress continues on city’s tree-trimming effort

The City of Hastings is reminding residents about ongoing work with Green Tree Co. LLC in an effort to trim tree branches...

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