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Electric Supply and Distribution - City of Vandalia- 573-594-6186

The City of Vandalia Electric Utility has ample capacity to supply your facility’s electrical needs. The City maintains 6 feeder circuits, which distribute power at 2400 delta and 4160 wye voltages. The City is now in the process of converting its entire distribution system to 4160 wye. The distribution system also contains a number of capacitors banks, which maintains system voltage.

Because we have ample supply and our own distribution system, you can be confident that we can meet your needs. Our crews are members of our community and will be there when you need service.


Natural Gas - Ameren UE - 800-552-7583

Vandalia’s natural gas provider is Ameren UE which owns and operates the distribution system. Ameren UE can provide the gas service your company needs. Ameren UE has a strong commitment to economic development. Representatives are available to assist new business and existing customers alike.


Water Supply and Treatment Facility - City of

Vandalia - 573-594-6186

The City of Vandalia owns and operates its water supply to meet the needs of its community and your company. The municipal water supply comes from a 40 acre, 160 million gallon reservoir located approximately eight miles Northeast of the Vandalia City Limits. The City’s water treatment plant has the capacity to treat and produce 720,000 gallons of water per day. Present average consumption is approximately 200,000 gallons per day with peak season consumption just over 250,000 gallons per day.

The City of Vandalia’s wastewater treatment facility consists of a four-cell irrigation lagoon, with farm land irrigation capabilities. The facility is capable of treating 600,000 gallons daily. The current load is approximately 400,000 gallons daily.


Solid Waste Disposal Services and Recycling - Dayne’s Waste Disposal - 866-214-6919

The City of Vandalia contracts with Dayne’s Waste Disposal of Mexico, Missouri for residential garbage disposal. Residential curbside collection is provided. Residential recycling is accomplished through curbside collection once per month as well. Business owners are not required to obtain solid waste disposal from Dayne’s, although the company does provide the service. Other area disposal services include: Browning-Ferris Industries, Quincy, Illinois; Fountain’s Disposal and Cardinal Waste, Mexico, Missouri.


Telecommunications - Windstream Communications - 866-445-5880

Vandalia is served by Windstream. Windstream Communication provides high-speed broadband Internet, phone service and digital TV packages to residential customers as well as products for small, medium and large businesses and government agencies.


Internet - City of Vandalia - 573-594-6186

Wireless Internet is provided to your business or residence via radio waves at high speeds up to 10 times faster than dial-up service. This service, provided by the City of Vandalia, is always on, available, and operates at frequencies in the 2.4 ghz and 900 MHz ranges. A small exterior antenna at your location and Ethernet card in your computer are in constant communication with the Internet at one of our access points whenever your computer is on.

2015 Real and Personal Property Tax Levy

(Per $100.00 of Assessed Value)

Vandalia City Tax...........................................….….…................  0.9217

Audrain County Tax.............................................…..….............  0.2145

Road and Bridge....................….…..............................…..........  0.3036

Hospital.................................................…...........….…..….......... 0.1912

Handicap Services................… ….…..…..................….…......... 0.2100

Library............................................…..............................…....... 0.2225

Van-Far Ambulance.................….….. ..............................…...... 0.1139

Nursing Home..........................….….…  .......….…..................... 0.2498

Vandalia Special Road District...….  …......….…….….......…...... 0.3500

Audrain Health Center..................….…..........….….................... 0.2512

State Tax...........................................….…....................….......... 0.0300

Van-Far School Tax.......................….…...................…..…......... 3.9662

Subtotal Residential........................….….........….…...…............ 7.0246

Commercial Surtax........................….…................…….…......... 0.6000

Total Commercial.......................….…...…....….…..….............. 7.6246

Sales Tax

State ....................….….............…  4.000%

Conservation...............…............… 0.125%

Parks and Soils…….….…….…….  0.100%

County.….….…….…..….….……… 1.000%

Road and Bridge.….….…………… 0.500%

Emergency Services……….…..…. 0.875%

City.….…..….….………….………..  1.500%

Total Sales Tax (2010)…….….….  8.100%


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