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2024 Budget and Rates

Proposed 2024 Budget and Rates

Moorhead Public Service (MPS) is locally governed by a six-member board of MPS customers known as the Moorhead Public Service Commission (Commission). Each fall, the Commission has the responsibility of establishing the utility’s rates and budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Preliminary estimates indicate that rate increases for MPS customers in 2024 may be between 0 and 4 percent for electric rates and between 2 and 5 percent for water rates.

The Moorhead Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing to consider changes in electric and water rates in Moorhead. The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at 5:30 PM, in the Auditorium at the Hjemkomst Center, 202 First Avenue North, Moorhead, Minnesota.

For thirty (30) days subsequent to the closing of the hearing and prior to the adoption of a rate change, written testimony will be received and considered by the Commission. To be considered by the Commission, written comments should be e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or be postmarked no later than Friday, November 17, 2023, and mailed to the Moorhead Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 779, Moorhead, MN 56561‑0779. The person providing the comments must provide her/his name and address along with the comments.

A formal decision regarding MPS’ 2024 rates will be determined at the Commission’s meeting on or about
December 19, 2023.

Click on the following for information regarding Moorhead Public Service’s (MPS’) proposed 2024 budget and rates:



Check back for updates to this information throughout the 2024 budget process.