Fireworks are legal through July 4City offices will be closed on July 4.
Fireworks can be sold and discharged from Monday, June 27 to Saturday, July 2, 2016 during the hours of 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. On Sunday, July 3, 2016 and Monday, July 4, 2016, the hours increase from 10 a.m. to midnight each day.
Have a safe and happy holiday!
Do you want codes to allow chickens? Or, are you opposed to your neighbors and others around town having chickens? Why?
We would like to hear from you on this subject. Let us know why you feel one way or the other by calling City Hall at 620-488-3433; sending us a note explaining why at P.O. Box 157, Belle Plaine, KS 67013; putting a note in our drop box in the front door at 401 N. Merchant, Belle Plaine, KS; or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact a City Council member directly to share your opinions on the matter.
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Prices for admission are unchanged in 2016 are:
$2 - daily admission
$1 - daily admission for senior citizens, military and veterans
10-day punch ticket - $18
20-day punch ticket - $30
Season passes - $65 single; $125 family
Call the pool at (620)488-5511 for additional information.
Mondays: 2 p.m. -8 p.m.
Tuesdays: 2 p.m. -6 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10 a.m. - Noon and 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursdays: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Fridays: 10 a.m. - Noon and 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: Closed.
∙ The United Methodist Church at 10th and Lincoln (124 E. 10th) will be open. Please use the door on the northwest corner of the building.
∙ The Middle School Gym (8th and Merchant) will be open at the northeast corner door.
∙ The First Baptist Church, 612 N. Linden, will also be open.
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, such as fencing, decking and other lumber materials. 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.
per hour — $5
per hour — $10
per ½ day (4 hours) — $30
per full day (4+ hours) — $50
deposit — $50 refundable up to 48 hours prior to event
per ½ day (4 hours) — $75
per full day (4+ hours) — $135
deposit — $100
$500 — USD 357 resident
$750 — out of district
deposit — $250 refundable up to 30 days prior to event
2016 City holidays
Independence Day - July 4
Labor Day - Sept. 5
Veteran's Day - Nov. 11
Thanksgiving Day and Friday after - Nov. 24-25
Volunteers sought for senior meals
Help is needed in delivering meals to the homebound through the Senior Meals program at the Barner Center in Belle Plaine.
Anyone who can help with the deliveries is asked to contact Carol Cole at (620) 488-2945, Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Report street light outages
City Building Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday