City of Belle Plaine, Kansas

Celebrate National Night Out on Aug. 4 in Belle Plaine

   The annual National Night Out event will be held in Belle Plaine from 5 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 4 at the City Park at Fourth and Main.The communitywide event kicks off with free swimming at the Belle Plaine Swimming Pool from 5 to 9 p.m. At approximately 6 p.m., food will be served, including free hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and water.

   National Night Out highlights the partnerships between local law enforcement and the community. This year several organizations and churches are working with the Belle Plaine Police Department in partnership on the event, including Buccaneers 4-H Club and the Church of Christ, Baptist and Methodist churches.

   In addition to the food served by the police department, the organizations will be serving watermelon, snow cones and lemonade.  The Police Department will also have inflatable water slides for the kids and a DJ with music.

  The Belle Plaine event is traditionally well attended by local residents.

  “This is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors while enjoying local fellowship and cooling off with a free swim,” said Police Chief Gordon Fell.

   National Night Out is in its 32nd year of showcasing community partnerships which help fight criminal activity. In 2014 nearly 38.1 million people in 16,540 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canada and military bases worldwide participated in National Night Out.

Dance for middle school students planned July 31

   A dance for Belle Plaine Middle School students is planned for Friday, July 31, 2015.
   Students who attended BPMS in 2014-15 are eligible to attend. Fifth to sixth graders from last year will dance from 6 - 7:30 p.m.; 7th-8th graders from this past year will dance from 7:30 - 9 p.m.
   Complete information on the event and the permission slip for students wishing to attend is attached in PDF format at the bottom of the Community Center page or at

Report street light outages
   Is a street light out in your neighborhood in Belle Plaine?
   Gather the number of the pole (It starts with either A or B and has 5 digits and is about 9 feet up on the pole), and the approximate address of the pole. It can be reported to City Hall at 488-3433 or online at

Holiday Trash Schedules 2015

Routes listed in italic are normal trash route days.

Labor Day – Sept. 7, 2015

Monday Route will be collected on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015.


Veterans Day – Nov. 11, 2015

Wednesday Route will be collected on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015.


Week of Thanksgiving

Wednesday Route will be collected on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015.

Thursday Route will be collected on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015.

Friday Route will be collected on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015.


Week of Christmas

Wednesday Route will be collected on Monday, Dec. 21, 2015.

Thursday Route will be collected on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015.

Friday Route will be picked up on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015.


Trash collection begins at 8 a.m. on designated pickup days. Customers are asked to place containers out the night prior to their pickup day to avoid being missed. The city will not conduct callbacks.

City burn pit is open for yard waste only
The City burn pit at the sewer plant (one mile south of town on Line Street) is for yard waste only, including trees, brush, leaves and grass clippings.

The burn pit will be left unlocked unless the use of this facility is abused by dumping of items that do not comply with the state permit. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment does monitor the City of Belle Plaine for compliance. 

 All bagged material must be emptied and bags placed in container next to the gate. 

   You can help monitor correct usage by calling 911 if you see illegal dumping in the burn pit.

Recycle Center Hours
   The Recycle Center is normally open on the first and third Saturdays from 9 to 11 a.m. and the fourth Monday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m., as volunteers are available. 

   The facility is located at South Line and 80th Street, just south of the Belle Plaine Cemetery.

    Volunteers are always welcome to help with the recycling program. If you would like to volunteer to help, please call City Hall at 488-3433.

Belle Plaine Community Center Fitness Fees 

    * Monthly Membership Fees *
    Single Membership  - $15
    Family Membership - $25
    Student Membership - $10
    Senior 55+ - $10.00



Contact Us


401 N Merchant
PO Box 157
Belle Plaine, KS  67013


City Building Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday
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