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Utility Deposits
Electric and water deposits are payable at Municipal Light and Power office inside City Hall at 560 Mott St., New Madrid during regular business hours on Monday - Thursday between 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Utility Deposits and Fees
  • Deposit With Average Credit Rating - $250
  • Deposit With Good Credit Rating - $150
  • Deposit With Negative Credit Rating - $350
  • Disconnect Fee - $25
  • Late Fee - if not paid by the 5 p.m. on the 15th - $10
  • Meter Tampering - $350 (plus an increase in utility deposit and a fine)
  • Reconnect Fee - $25
  • Transfer Fee – from one location to another - $25

Late Bills
Please note that if you are on the disconnect list or late paying your bill each month, Municipal Light and Power may raise your utility deposit to the maximum deposit of $350.

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