The City of Baldwin City provides Electric, Water, and Sewer utilities, and combines charges for all of these as well as refuse collection on the same monthly bill.
To establish service, obtain and fill out a utility card at City Hall, provide a current driver’s license, pay a connection fee of $40 and applicable deposits ($100 for electric; $50 for water). Deposits (plus any interest earned) are applied to the final bill. If you are due a refund it will be mailed to the forwarding address provided by you.
Utility bills can be paid online at Online Billpay, automatic deduction from a bank account, mailed, brought in, or deposited in the drop box located south of the City Hall entrance. Valid forms of payment include cash, checks, money orders, bank drafts, Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Checks, money orders and similar payments should be made payable to the City of Baldwin City. The Online Billpay is available 24 hours each day, 7 days each week, except for occasional system maintenance. For the automatic withdrawal from a bank account, please call City Hall.
As part of the trash service provide by the City, citizens can sign up for optional recycling. For more information, follow this link.
Late Fees and Disconnection of Service:
Utility bills are mailed around the 10th of each month and are due by the 25th of the month by 5:00 pm. Any unpaid balance is subject to a 10% late fee. If the 25th falls on a nonbusiness day, all payments received by 5:00 pm on the next business day will be treated as if recieved by the 25th.
Any utility account that is unpaid by 5:00 pm on the 5th of the following month is subject to immediate disconnection. Any accounts so disconnected will be charged with a reconnect fee for both water and electricity. The full balance, including reconnect fees, must be paid before service is reconnected. If the 5th falls on a nonbusiness day, all payments received by 5:00 pm on the next business day will be treated as if recieved by the 5th.
For More Information:
Baldwin City Hall
803 8th Street
Baldwin City, Kansas 66006
Phone: (785) 594-6427
Fax: (785) 594-6586
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Other Helpful Numbers
- Natural Gas – Kansas Gas Service (800) 794-4780
- Telephone/DSL – CenturyLink: (800) 366-8201
- Cable TV/Internet – Mediacom Communications: (800) 234-2157, (785) 594-7570