Resident's Guide

Baldwin City has municipal-owned Electric, Water, and Sewer. These services, as well as trash, come bundled together into one monthly bill, due the 25th of each month.

Pay your bill online here or report an outage over here.

Late Fees and Disconnect

Unpaid accounts are assessed a 10% late fee on the 26th of each month. Services will be discontinued if not paid by 5pm on the 5th day of the following month. To restart a discontinued account, the past due amount plus applicable reconnect fees of $70 for electricity and/or $50 for water must be paid.

Trash & Recycling 1-800-494-3227

Trash is contracted through Ottawa Sanitation Service.

Curbside recycling is offered through Ottawa Sanitation with sign up at City Hall.

Power Plant 1

To establish service for water, electric, sewer, and trash:

  • Fill out a utility card at City Hall
  • Provide a current driver's license
  • Pay a connection fee of $40
  • Pay applicable deposits: $100 for electric, $50 for water. Deposits, plus any interest earned, are applied to the final bill. If you are due a refund, it will be mailed to the forwarding address you provide.

Power Plant 1


  • Usually mailed out by the 10th.
  • Due by the 25th of each month at 5pm.
  • Make payments online here.
  • Ask about auto payment options at City Hall.

Mail your payment: PO Box 86, Baldwin City, KS 66006; bring in during business hours; or put your payment in the drop box located south of the City Hall door on 8th Street.