Utility Billing

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April 28 presentation on Utility Rates & Funding 

New to Newton? Water, Wastewater and Refuse service sign-up is available at Newton City Hall. First-time service requires you come into City Hall and provide a driver's license for photo identification. 

For change in service, moving, change in name, termination of services or questions on your bill, please call
(316) 284-6007.

Customer Service Department:

                                                  
201 E. 6th, Newton, KS 67114


Phone: (316) 284-6007 


Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays

 

Cubic
feet to
gallons calculation:
1 cu ft = 7.480517 gallons
Utility Fees

 

Begin New Service: When starting or transferring service, a non refundable service fee of $30.00 is billed on the first utility bill.                             

Water Service: Minimum charge is $17.65 for the first 200 cubic feet of water used. Service over the minimum is $5.95 per 100 cubic feet.

Sales Tax: 8.5% Sales tax is charged to Commercial Customers on water only. 
     
    **100 cubic feet of water is approximately 750 gallons**

Kansas Water Plan: Kansas State Legislature implemented this fee to assure an ample future water supply. The charge is $0.023938 per 100 cubic feet of water used. This fee is charged to you each month and remitted to the State of Kansas.

Kansas Water Office

Sewer Service: The minimum charge is $34.96 for the first 300 cubic feet, plus $9.00 per 100 cubic feet in excess of the minimum.

  • Residential consumption is based on the average winter water usage, calculated on an annual basis.  It will be reflected on your April usage billing. 
  • Commercial consumption is based on current water consumption.

AVERAGE WINTER WATER USAGE CALCULATION

Zones

Usage Period

Monthly Statement Dates
Zone 1  Mid-December through Mid-March February, March, April
Zone 2 December through February  January, February, March

 


Refuse: 
Residents are charged $22.38 per month for weekly trash and recycling service. Each residence is provided with two roll out carts, one being for trash and the other for recyclable items. The carts remain City property and are issued to your address. The containers are to be placed at the curb in front of your residence on your designated pickup day. 

        Information on pickup day                2012 Solid Waste & Recycling Guide
        Landfill coupons                                            

Sewer Plant Upgrade: Residential and commercial customers are charged 38% of their sewer charge per month to finance necessary upgrades to the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

        Information on Sewer Plant Upgrade Fee

Bills: Utility services are billed on a monthly basis. Depending on location, this will be the 1st or 15th of each month. Payment is due 20 days from the bill date and is considered delinquent on the 21st date after billing date. A Delinquent Notice is then mailed out and should be acted on immediately if received. A late charge is added to the account in delinquency status and this whole amount must be received in our office by 5 p.m. on the date that was stated on the delinquency notice, or service will be disconnected. If service is disconnected, the full amount due on the account plus a $60.00 disconnect/reconnect charge is required to be paid before service will be restored.     

        Utility Information Sheet

Payment Methods:
There are several methods to pay your City of Newton utility bill:                  

Bank Draft Program:

Your bill is automatically paid by bank draft on the due date each month.You will still receive a utility statement each month showing your current usage and the amount that will be drafted.
ACH SIGN UP SHEET rev 12.2015

   ***If you have a current credit card draft on file and are needing to update the expiration date, please call 316-284-6007.*** 


In Person
:


You can pay your bill at Newton City Hall during business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, unless otherwise posted. Cash, check or debit/credit cards are accepted.

By Mail
:


Mail the remittance stub along with your payment in the envelope provided.

Drop Boxes:


There are three drop boxes located within the city. Please see locations listed below. Payments placed in the drop box are not posted to the utility account until the next business day.
     
Online Payments:

 

City of Newton utility bill payments are now available online using your Visa or Mastercard. To make your payment you will need the following information:
www.municipalonlinepayments.com/newtonks

1. Account number
2. Last payment made on your account

There is a $1.00 fee per transaction, which will show up as a separate transaction on your bank/credit card statement. Payments received after 3 p.m. will be posted on the next day's business.

If your account has been disconnected for non-payment, please call 316-284-6007 or come into the office at 201 E. Sixth to make your payment.

 

 


Utility Drop Box Locations

Newton City Hall Dillon Stores
201 E. 6th
Newton, KS
NW Corner entrance to City Hall
1216 N. Main
Newton, KS
1410 S. Kansas
Newton, KS
Pickup time:  8 a.m. weekdays Pickup time: 9:15 a.m. weekdays

 









 

If you need assistance in paying your utility bill, please contact our Customer Service Department weekdays at (316) 284-6007 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. A list of agencies will be given to you for assistance.

 

 

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