Welcome to Belle Plaine
401 N. Merchant, P.O Box 157, Belle Plaine, KS 67013
USD 357 SCHOOLS:
CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS: Held the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 7 PM at 401 N. Merchant in the Council Meeting Room.
CITY UTILITY BILLS ARE MAILED ON THE 1ST OF EVERY MONTH AND ARE DUE BY THE 15TH OF EVERY MONTH.
Go to www.bpks.org/MyUtilityAccount to set up online access to your account after you receive your first bill.
COMMUNITY BUILDINGS AND SERVICES:
BELLE PLAINE COMMUNITY CENTER is available for public use. Rooms in the Community Center include a large Multi-Purpose Room with a kitchen which accommodates up to 197 people. The Multi-Purpose Room can be rented for $75 for a half day and $135 for a full day. A refundable $100 deposit in advance is required. The entire building can be rented for weddings or other events for $500 for Belle Plaine USD 357 residents. A $250 deposit is required for the entire building. The Large Meeting Room accommodates up to 30 people and can be rented for $10 per hour; $30 per half day; or $50 for a full day. The deposit on that room is $50. The Small Meeting Room can hold up to 13 people and can be rented for $5 per hour. For a list of rental fees and a rental form, go to the City of Belle Plaine webpage, www.bpks.org, or contact City Hall at (620) 488-3433.
BARNER CENTER is open for public use for a rental fee. For citizens that live within USD 357, the charge is $75.00. Also, a separate check is required for the amount of $100.00 for a key and cleaning deposit. This check is not cashed but is held onto until the key is returned to the City Office and the Barner Center confirms that nothing was broken and everything was cleaned properly. Call the City Office to make reservations.
DOG LICENSES can be purchased with a completed certificate of rabies immunization from a Licensed Veterinarian. Animal licenses are $10.00 for male/female or $5.00 if spayed/neutered. The license is good from January 1st to December 31st.
BUILDING PERMITS are required for any additions/remodel to your property including re-roof, fences and temporary storage sheds. Permit fees vary depending on the square footage and the type of work being done. Building permit applications are available at the City Building.
VOTERS REGISTRATION can be taken care of at the City Building or a registration can be mailed directly to the Sumner County Clerk. Registration deadline is 15 days prior to an election.
CITY BURN SITE is located 1 mile south and 1 mile west of Pizza Hut. It is located at the City Sewer Plant on 80th. Tree limbs, leaves and grass clippings ONLY. Also, the burn pit is to be used by City of Belle Plaine residents only.
SERVICES NOT PROVIDED BY THE CITY
PHONE/INTERNET SERVICE: BRIGHTSPEED 888-230-3521 SKT 888-758-8976 COX COMMUNICATIONS 800-234-3993
ELECTRIC SERVICE: EVERGY 800-383-1183
GAS SERVICE: KANSAS GAS 800-794-4780
CABLE TELEVISION: BRIGHTSPEED 888-230-3521 COX COMMUNICATIONS 800-234-3993