Utility Billing

Contact Information

Customer Service for the City Utility Billing Office can be contacted by mail or in person at 201 S. 5th, or by phone at 785-528-3714 during regular business hours (8:00 am - 5:00 pm) Monday through Friday (except holidays).

Osage City Utility Rates


There is a $10 set-up fee, per meter, when service is initially established or re-established. If a home has only one meter each for water, electric, and gas, then the three $10 fees would total $30. These fees are required to be paid at the time service is established.

Electric Rates



Gas Rates
Inside City Limits:
Inside City Limits:
Customer Charge $13.00/meter
Base Charge $11.25
Energy Charge (all KWH) $0.08836/KWH
Use Charge (per 1,000 cu. ft.) $3.40
Minimum per Month $13.00
Minimum per Month $11.25
Franchise Fee 5%
Franchise Fee 5%
As of 04/01/2017 Energy Cost Adj. (ECA)
As of 04/01/2017 Fuel Cost Adj.
$0.0255 per KWH
$3.32 per 1,000 cu. ft.

 Outside City Limits:

Outside City Limits:
Customer Charge $13.65/meter
Base Charge $11.81
Energy Charge (all KWH) $0.09277/KWH
Use Charge (per 1,000 cu. ft.) $3.57
Minimum per Month $13.65
Minimum per Month $11.81
As of 04/01/2017 Energy Cost Adj. (ECA)
As of 04/01/2017 Fuel Cost Adj.
$0.02678 per KWH
$3.49 per 1,000 cu. ft.
 

Residential Sewer Rates

Commercial Sewer Rates
Base Fee $13.68
Base Fee $13.68
Use Charge (per 1,000 cu. ft.) $4.73
Use Charge (per 1,000 cu. ft.) $5.42
Minimum per Month $13.68
Minimum per Month $13.68
*Based upon Jan-Mar average water usage.
*Based upon actual water usage.




Water Rates

Residential Sanitation Rates
Residential Water



Minimum Charge (inc. 1,000 gal.) $26.67
In-Town $16.80/mo.
Use Charge (per 1,000 gal.) $7.46
Out-of-Town $23.63/mo.
Minimum per Month $26.67
one pick-up per week
Commercial Water



Minimum Charge (inc. 1,000 gal.) $35.73
Extra Cart Fee/one pick-up per week $8.40 each
Use Charge (per 1,000 gal.) $8.55
Bag Tags can be purchased at City Hall $1.58 each








Customers
Minimum per Month $35.73
Extra Pick-ups (non-scheduled) First 15 minutes $42.00



Addition 1/2 hour increments $42.00



Non-Customers



Extra Pick-ups (non-scheduled) First 15 minutes $63.00



Addition 1/2 hour increments $63.00
Commercial Sanitation Rates
Basic Service* $23.63/mo.

Two-Yard Dumpster** $61.95/mo.

Three-Yard Dumpster** $81.90/mo.

Four-Yard Dumpster** $123.90/mo.

Six-Yard Dumpster** $163.80/mo.

* indicates one pick-up/week
** indicates M-W-F pick-ups, additional pick-ups extra $21.00



Utility Billing Information


Utility bills should arrive around the first day of each month. Payments are due on the 22nd of each month. Late payments will be assessed a 7.5% penalty if paid after the 22nd of each month. Meters are read by City employees around the middle of each month.

Other Utility Billing Office Services

There are a variety of services offered at the Utility Billing Office, including:
  • Collection of utility bills
  • Online Bill Pay
  • Sale of dog tags
  • Utility service connects and disconnects
  • Licenses for Cereal Malt Beverage and regulated occupations (plumbing, electric, gas, and liquor)
  • Building permits
  • Fireworks permits
  • Cemetery plot purchase and burial planning
You may email the either Utility Clerk, cmeek@osagecity.com or lrobertson@osagecity.com if you have any questions.