Effective May 1 of each year, the 2.5% increase for monthly sewer rates shall increase (Ordinance No. 626) from $11.72 per 1,000 gallons of water consumption to $12.01. All properties outside the city limits connected to the Basehor sewer system shall pay $18.02 per 1,000 gallons. Non annexed residences shall pay $15.02 per 1,000 gallons. Your monthly rate is based on a three-month average from your December 2015, January and February 2016 water bills. Monthly water consumption records shall be obtained by the City of Basehor from both water companies. The City Council determines the rate to be charged per 1,000 gallons.
New residents to the City of Basehor which have not established a water usage history of consumption will be charged a median base rate of $49.22 until three full consecutive months of water usage can be provided. Residents are allowed to bring in their three (3) most recent water bills from either Suburban Water or Consolidated Dist. #1 water departments for a re-evaluation of that assigned rate. Detailed policy may be reviewed at City Hall upon request during normal business hours of 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Minimum/Vacant Rate is $18.02 per month.
Solid Waste Collection / Single Stream Curbside Recycling Services
All residents of the City must use the solid waste removal company that the city provides to residents. Currently the solid waste removal services are through Waste Management at a monthly rate of $14.72 for each residential unit. Additional solid waste containers are available for an additional cost of $5.75. The Private Hauler permit is no longer available and residents are now required to subscribe to city contracted services. (Ordinance No. 581)
Trash Pickup Schedule:
City Wide Trash/Recycle Pickup is on Wednesdays, Be Sure To Have Tour Carts Out By 7:00 a.m.on the service day. During the summer months when temperatures are extreme please have the carts out by 6:00 a.m. on service days. Trash pickup will be delayed to Thursday pickup during the week if any of the holidays listed on the back of the bill card falls on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. Please contact the City if you have any trash questions, concerns or problems pertaining to the trash/recycle containers or missed pickups. Trash stickers for trash overage can be purchased at City Hall.
Bills are mailed out the end of each month for that month and are due by the 15th of the following month. If not paid by the 15th, a delinquent fee of 10% will be added. Payments (check or money order only) can be mailed or placed in our drop box located in the city hall parking lot. City of Basehor also accepts VISA, MASTERCARD and DISCOVER (processing fees will apply).
***The City of Basehor DOES NOT ACCEPT CASH ***
Vacancy / Stopping Services
The owner or renter of a residence MUST notify the City of any changes to their account (i.e.: for sale, renovation, stopping services, etc) it is the owner or renter’s responsibility to notify the City.
*Failure to contact the City does not waive any balances or penalties. The City will use any means necessary to collect any balances due (i.e. collections or property tax rolls)*