CITY HALL - City of Benton 154 S. Main Benton KS 67017 Hours - 8:00-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3:00 p.m Phone - 778-1625
POLICE Non Emergency-778-1818 or 320-1294 ext. 0 TO REPORT AN EMERGENCY - DIAL 911
WATER BILLS: Bills are sent out the first of each month and must be paid on or before the 25th. They are to be paid at Community National Bank. The Bank is located at 14500 SW 20th. Their drop box is on north side of bank under drive-through canopy and their Lobby hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. or drive through window 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and drive-through is open 8:00 am - NOON Saturday. Bills may be mailed to Community National Bank, PO Box 190, Benton KS 67017. MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO CITY OF BENTON. All rental properties require a $60.00 deposit with the City before service will be furnished. Water bills include water ($13.00/1st 1000 gallons plus $5.75/1000 gal. up to your winter average and $8.25/1000 gal. over average), the sewer ($15.50 base plus $3.50 per 1000 gal. of water used up to your winter average) trash ($8.50) and recycle ($3.75).
TRASH SERVICE: The trash is picked up on Thursday’s beginning at 6:00 a.m. Trash cart, standard trash can and up to 10 bags may be left at the edge of the street. No yard waste will be picked up. Recycle carts are picked up every other Thursday. Activation code is needed to set up the rewards program. For activation code call RecycleBank at 1-888-727-2978. You will need to have available your recycle cart number, street address, mailing address, name and phone number.
DOG TAGS: All dogs in the City must be tagged. Upon providing proof of current rabies shots, a tag can be obtained at the city office. Cost is $5.00 if the dog is spayed or neutered and $10.00 if its not. There is a leash law in the City that requires dogs to be on a leash if they are outside a fenced yard. The City has an ordinance prohibiting Pit Bull dogs as well as other animals that may be vicious, from being kept in the City and prohibits the harboring or keeping of Pot-Bellied Pigs or most other animals and livestock in the City.
CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS: Third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m., City Hall. CITY COURT: First Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m., City Hall.