Utility Billing Cycle

The City of Selkirk issues quarterly utility statements. Residents will receive a statement during the middle of January, April, July, and October. Utility bills are due by the middle of February, May, August, and November. See the Utility Billing Schedule below.

City of Selkirk Utility Bills Quarterly Usage Bills Mailed Bills Due
Quarter 1 Jan – Mar Mid April Mid May
Quarter 2 Apr – June Mid July Mid August
Quarter 3 July – Sept Mid October Mid November
Quarter 4 Oct – Dec Mid January Mid February

Water and Wastewater rates are listed under our Water Rates and Conservation page.

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Ways to pay your bill

Pre-authorized payment

With the City of Selkirk’s Pre-Authorized Utility Bill Payment Program, your financial institution will automatically withdraw your Utility Bill payment on the date the bill is due.

You will still receive a Utility Bill in the mail for you records, there is no cost to register for this service.

How to apply:

  1. Fill out the application form.
  2. Write “VOID” across one of your personal cheques and include it with your application form
    or
    fill in your bank account information on the application form. You may want to confirm with your bank that all the necessary bank account information is included.
  3. Return the original signed completed application form, along with your voided cheque, to:

Utility Clerk
City of Selkirk
200 Eaton Avenue
Selkirk, MB   R1A 0W6

You can change pre-authorized payments by providing us an updated application form.

  • Please note we require up to 5 business days notice to make any changes.
  • If the application form is incomplete, your account will not be enrolled in pre-authorized payments until the missing information is received.

For more information on the Pre-Authorized Utility Bill Payment Program submit a CitizenSupport Ticket (Category: Water Billing).

Online

You can pay your utility bill at most banks or financial institutions through Internet banking, telephone banking, at an automatic teller or in person.

If paying your utility bill through telephone, Internet banking or at an automatic teller, please allow 4 business days before the due date to allow enough time for your financial institution to transfer the funds to the city. Please be sure to retain a copy of your receipt.

To register for internet or telephone banking:

  • Sign on to your financial institution’s secure website
  • Search in Payee Name for “Selkirk”. To see a listing of banks name for City of Selkirk.
    • Bank of Montreal: SELKIRK, CITY OF, UTILITIES
    • Cambrian Credit Union: SELKIRK (CITY): UTILITIES
    • CIBC: SELKIRK (CITY OF) UTILITY
    • Noventis Credit Union: SELKIRK WATER, CITY OF
    • RBC: SELKIRK (CITY) – UTILITIES
    • Scotiabank: SELKIRK (CITY) UTILITIES
    • Sunova Credit Union: SELKIRK WATER, CITY OF
    • TD: SELKIRK (CITY OF) UTILITIES[/expand]
  • Select “City of Selkirk (Utilities)” or “City of Selkirk (Water)” as a payee
  • Enter your 10 digit account number, without decimals. Our account numbers are located on the bottom left corner of your utility bill (see example bill below). If your bank only accepts a 9 digit account number, simply drop the very first zero in your account number and enter the last 9 digits without a decimal.

If you have sold a property and purchased another, or if you have moved in/out of a property, please be sure to correct your account information with your financial institution so that your payments will be applied to the correct account for your new property/new address within the City of Selkirk.

Mail

Please allow sufficient time for your payment to reach our office by the due date. Please record your Utility Account Number on the “Memo” line of your cheque. Also detach and include the payment stub at the bottom of your Utility Bill with your payment.

Mail the cheque or money order to:

City of Selkirk
200 Eaton Avenue
Selkirk, MB
R1A 0W6

In Person (NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME)

Due to COVID-19 our office is currently closed to the public to keep residents and staff safe. A night deposit box is available for receiving utility payments during business and non-business hours. Please have your payment in the night deposit box by 4:30pm prior to the last business day of the month to avoid late penalties.

Returned payment

If you have paid by cheque or pre-authorized payment and your bank returns your payment as NSF, stopped, account closed, or account frozen, your account will be subject to a $40 service charge. Unpaid utility charges are subject to penalty of 1.25% if not paid in full by the end of the month the bill was due.