The Public Utilities Office is Located in City Hall
210 Fillmore Street West - Preston

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Phone Number
(507) 765-2491

Mailing Address
Preston Public Utilities
P.O. Box 657
Preston, MN 55965

Learn more about the history and current operations of the Preston Public Utilities


Public Utilities Commission
Robert Hanson

Heath Mensink 
Ron Schroeder

Charles Sparks
Council Representative

The Preston Public Utilities (PPU) operate the electric, water and wastewater systems within the City of Preston.

View the Consumer Confidence Water Report

Public Utility & City Office Staff

Joe Hoffman
City Administrator /
Utility General Manager

Jim Bakken
Public Works Director

Debra Ebner
Utility Office Manager

Sheila Marzolf
Deputy City Clerk

MariLyn Bakke
City/Utility Secretary

To setup or change electric or water service,
please call the Public Utilities office at 507-765-2491.

To learn about all the energy efficiency rebates available from the Preston Public Utilities, please visit...

Preston Public Utilities QUESTLINE
The Preston Public Utilities offers the QUESTLINE service at no cost to our customers.
Click HERE to learn more about QUESTLINE.
To signup for QUESTLINE, visit our site at .


  • For your convenience, the Preston Public Utilities offers a Direct Payment Plan where payment for your monthly utility bill is automatically withdrawn from your checking account.

  • You can lower your monthly electric bill by joining the PPU load management program. By allowing PPU to occasionally regulate the use of your air conditioner on peak demand days, you not only save on your base charge each month, you help PPU keep rates low year round. Call PPU at 765-2491 for more details.



Garbage service is provided through S&S Sanitation.
Service may be arranged for by contacting the Public Utilities Office.


Other phone numbers of interest:

  • CenturyLink 1-800-201-4099

  • Minnesota Energy Resources - Natural Gas
    24-Hour Customer Service: 
    24-Hour Gas Emergency: 

  • Mediacom Cable 1-800-332-0245



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