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Stuart Utilities and Resources

Electricity, Gas, & Water

Electricity & Water

Water and electricity are provided to residents from the City of Stuart. At initial setup, there is a connection fee as well as a deposit required at the time.

Bills can be paid in a few ways:
-Payment can be dropped off in person at City Hall.
-Payment can be left in the drop box in front of city hall (by the door)
-Payment can be mailed to the city at:
Stuart Municipal Utilities
119 E Front Street
P.O. Box 370
Stuart, IA 50250
-Payment can be made online. You can register by clicking here.

For additional information, you can call City Hall at 515-523-1455.

Natural Gas

Natural Gas service in the Stuart area is provided by MidAmerican Energy Company.

More information can be found on their website by clicking here.


There are a few options in propane service in Stuart and surrounding areas. Click on the links below for additional information from the companies servicing the region:

Agriland FS
Diamond Oil Co.

Trash & Recycling

Garbage Removal

Trash Pickup Days:
Monday – South of Front Street
Thursday – North of Front Street AND East of Division Street
Friday – North of Front Street AND West of Division Street

Trash Limitations:
Each property is limited to two total bags of trash each week.
These bags cannot have a combined weight of 130+ lbs. If you have more than the limit, you can purchase stickers for additional trash at City Hall.

Things Not to Include:
Recyclable Materials
Hazardous Waste
Yard Waste (grass clippings, weeds, leaves, etc.)
Lumber, Plaster, Iron, Oil, Batteries, Tires, Appliances, Furniture

Yard Waste:
Yard waste can be removed at the city brush site located on the north side of SE 6th Street, between Madison and Sherman Street. Click here for a map view.
No man-made materials allowed.
Brush Site Open Saturday 9am to 3pm (weather permitting) beginning March 11th.

Adair County Landfill

Other waste can be taken to the Adair County Landfill. Click here for information on hours, rates, and what can be taken.


Avey Sanitation offers dumpster service to the Stuart area. You can contact them at 641-740-2958.


Recycling Bins:
Bins are located near the City Utilities Shed (in the alley behind the Stuart Car Wash and Los Altos). Click here for a map view.
Bins include recycling for:
-Newspapers, magazines, phone books, other mixed paper
-Steel/Tin/Aluminum Cans
-Clear Glass
-Plastic Bags, Milk Jugs, Other Plastics

Can Redemption:
Beverage cans and bottles can be taken to Nikki’s Nickel at 120 NW 2nd Street.

Internet, Telephone, & Television

Internet Providers

There are a few internet providers in the Stuart area. Click on one below to view more information on the speeds and services available in Stuart.

Coon Valley Co-Op Telephone in Menlo offers wireless internet service to Stuart.

CenturyLink offers internet in the form of DSL and, in some cases, fiber optic internet in the Stuart area.

Mediacom offers cable internet to Stuart.


Telephone service for the Stuart area is provided by CenturyLink or Mediacom.

CenturyLink website

Mediacom website


Television providers in the Stuart area are listed below. Click on one for additional information on their website.

Mediacom offers cable television service.

DirecTV offers satellite television service.

DISH Network also offers satellite television service.