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   When you move to the City of Potlatch you will need to establish some basic utility services in order to make your new house or apartment feel more like home. Below are a list of services and service providers you will need to contact in order to establish water service, hook up your power and turn on your phone.

 

New Water or Sewer Utility Service with the City of Potlatch

   You can establish your new utility account during our normal business hours of 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. You will need to have the account placed in your name and provide a current mailing address. Mail is delivered to Post Office boxes in the City of Potlatch. City Hall phone number: 208-875-0708.

 

Garbage Service

   If you own a house in the City of Potlatch, the garbage bill is calculated in your monthly utility bill from the City of Potlatch. Garbage services are provided by Latah Sanitation and garbage is picked up on Tuesday mornings. Please have your garbage ready to be picked up by 5:30 a.m. All garbage must be contained in a roll cart provided by Latah Sanitation. There are three different size roll carts that you can order: 35 gallon is $20.55 per month, 65 gallon roll cart is $22.55 per month and a 95 gallon roll cart is $24.55 per month. If there are extra bags of garbage on or around your roll cart on garbage day, you will be charged an extra $5.00 per bag. All extra garbage placed outside of your roll cart will be charged accordingly.

   Garbage service is required in the City of Potlatch. All residents and businesses must have the minimum size roll cart. Please call City Hall, 208-875-0708, to schedule a delivery of a roll cart.

 

Recycle Bins

   There are recycling bins in the City Hall parking lot at 195 6th Street. You may recycle paper, plastic, cans, cardboard and glass.

 

Hooking up your Power

   The electric company for the City of Potlatch is Avista Power and their telephone number is 1-800-227-9187.

 

Turning on Telephone Service

   The local telephone company is Frontier Communications and they are one internet provider available in Potlatch. Frontier Communications telephone number is 1-877-462-8188.