Vinton Municipal Electric Utility

Phone (319) 472-4813 or 4722-3663

Do you have an after business hours electrical problem like no lights or blinking lights? Need to talk to some one at VMEU during business hours? Need to know when the utility board meets and where? You will find all of this information on this page.
For daytime electrical issues call our distribution office phone number 319-472-4813 and if you get voice mail during office hours hang up and call city hall at 319-472-4707. For billing and account information please call city hall at 319-472-4707.


Board of  Trustees Chairman

The Vinton Municipal Electric Utility Board of Trustees meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 5 PM unless otherwise advertised. They meet at 214 E. 2nd Street.

Power Line Technicians

For blinking lights, no lights and other after business hour emergencies please call the following cell phone number : 319-560-9871.
If you end up leaving a voice mail and no one returns you call within 10 minutes please call again. Cell phones are not 100% reliable. If there is an issue with the above cell number please try our generation plant on call cell number of:
The distribution office ( Line Shop) is located at 214 East 2nd Street and the generation plant is located at 203 East 2nd Street.

Jon Kremer     319-472-4549

Board Members

John Anderson      319-472-2449
Mike Barron           319-472-4154
Mike Elwick            319-472-2455
Alan Woodhouse   319-472-4862

Acting General Manager

Rick Ohrt               319-472-2405

Power Line Foreman

Jerry Meadows     319-640-8248

Assitant Power Line Foreman

Brad Still              319-215-5638

Dennis Bramow        319-472-3390
Jeff (Jedd) Kenney   319-472-5376
Mark Smith               319-472-2221

Generation Plant Foreman

Kevin Kirchner       319-477-3169

Generation Plant Operators

Jeff Long                  319-472-5392
Kirk Steinford           319-472-4950

Administrative Assistant

Lori Hill                     319-475-2267