Utility Rates

Understanding your bill

Utility bills contain water, sewer, trash, primacy fee and taxes. Utility rates are developed as a part of the cost of service and rate studies. These studies analyze operational and capital costs to determine the revenue requirements for each utility.

Billing Information

Meters are read around the 28th of each month and bills are mailed the last day. Utility bills are due on the 20th of each month by 5:00 p.m.

Water Rates

Base connection fee – Includes 0 – 3,000 gallons $51.09
Each additional 1,000 gallons $ 3.60

Sewer Rates

Flat rate connection fee $55.15

Trash Collection

Flat rate fee $11.44


Flat rate fee $ .35


Sales tax rate 1.25%

Utility Billing


The primary responsibilities of this division are:

  • Maintaining the customer service information database, which houses billing information
  • Processing bills and payments
  • Providing customer service for water, sewer, and trash utilities to city residents

Establishing Service

In order to establish service, you must:

Gas, Electric, Cable and Phone

Other Utilities Provided By

KCPL (816) 471-5275
Missouri Gas Energy 1 (800) 582-1234
Comcast Cable (816) 795-1100
AT & T 1 (800) 288-2020

Solid Waste

The City has a contract with WCA/Town and Country Disposal to provide weekly collections of household and yard waste. WCA/Town and Country Disposal can be contacted by calling (816) 380-5595 or https://wcawaste.com/collateral/wca-town-country or call City Hall.

Collection Schedule

Trash, recycling and yard waste are collected every Monday morning rain or shine and including holidays. All trash, recycling and yard waste must be curbside by 6:30 a.m.


A list of items that can be recycled is available at: https://wcawaste.com or by calling City Hall.
Link to website: Regional Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.marc.org/environment

Yard Waste

Grass clippings and small twigs need to be in bio-degradable bags or a separate trash can marked “Yard Waste”. Large twigs and limbs need to be bundled in no larger than 2 foot by 4 foot bundles and tied together. There is a 65 pound weight limit per bag or bundle.

Appliances, large items, carpet and building materials

Always call WCA/Town and Country Disposal at (816) 380-5595, before taking these items to the curb.