Electric Department

The City of Milton-Freewater has the oldest municipal electric utility in the state, having been in operation since 1889. Milton-Freewater offers one of the lowest power rates in the northwest. Milton-Freewater City Light & Power serves approximately 4550 customers with an average annual sales of 118,000,000 KWH. Our power supply is provided by the Bonneville Power Administration.


  • Second floor of City Hall, 722 S. Main Street. 

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General Information:

Utility Billing Questions:

  • Billing, (541) 938-5531 ext. 8202 or 8207

Power Outages:

  • During working hours:
    • Barbara Chadek at (541) 938-8232
  • After hours contact Police Dispatch at (541) 938-5511

Rental/Street Light Repair:

For Underground Locate:

  • Call 1-800-332-2344

Electric Department Staff Directory

Position: Name: (click to email) Phone:
Superintendent Rick Rambo (541) 938-8231
Energy Conservation Programs and   Energy Audit Pat Didion (541) 938-8237
Electric Assistant Barbara Chadek (541) 938-8232
Engineering Technician II Dustin Earls (541) 938-8230
Engineering Technician II Tina Kain (541) 938-8238