NEW MEMBER RESOURCES
If you are a new member of the Brown County Rural Electrical Association please click below on our new member handbook along with our Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws to learn more about your cooperative and what your role as a member is. If you have not filled out or submitted a Service Agreement please fill the form out and send back to us to have on file - if you have questions please let us know.
Our office doors are temporarily closed to the public until further notice. If you need to make a payment please use our other payment options available. Thank you for your cooperation.
Heartland Security is owned by your local electric cooperative. They design and install security systems to protect your home, family, and valuables. The alarm systems are monitored by highly skilled and certified professionals. Heartland Security offers an easy to use Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) if you or a loved one is worried about a medical condition or emergency happening at home.
Click the link below to be directed to Heartland Security's homepage for more information or call them at (888) 264-6380.
COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program (CHAP)
Minnesota's COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program officially launched August 25, 2020. This CARES Act funded program allocates $100 million to cover housing expenses such as rent, mortgage, utilities, or other housing-related expenditures. To see if you are eligible for the program please click the link below.
If you are interested in applying for assistance you can call (800) 543-7709 or visit their website https://www.211unitedway.org/.
Helpline staff is dedicated to answering questions from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Recycle Your Holiday Lights
Are you upgrading your holiday lighting to LEDs? If so, please remember to recycle those old lights. Brown County REA is working with the Sleepy Eye YES! Team again to collect old holiday lights. You may drop off old lights at our office during normal business hours; we do ask that you please call ahead to let us know you are coming as our front doors are currently locked. The collection begins November 23 and runs through January 15.
Please do NOT place cord adapters, battery packs, plastic rope lights or CFL bulbs in the collection box.
Brown County REA is a collection site for your donations of unwrapped toys, books, hats, and mittens to be used as part of the Santa's Closet project, which provides Christmas gifts to area children ages 0-12 who may not otherwise receive gifts.
Drop off donations in the office entryway during normal business hours before December 11. We do ask that you please call ahead to let us know you are coming as our front doors are currently locked.
Thank you for your generosity!
2021 Calendars are available for you to pick up in our office entryway during normal business hours; we do ask that you please call ahead to let us know you are coming as our front doors are currently locked . We have available the large farm pocket calendar as well as pocket sized calendars.
Please limit one calendar per member.
Calendars are only available while supplies last.