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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR NEW RESIDENTS

City of Benton
154 S. Main, PO Box 388
Benton KS  67017
Hours - 8:00-11:30 am. and 1:00-3:00 pm.
Phone – (316)778-1625

POLICE Non-Emergency - 320-1294

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.  All rental properties require a $60.00 deposit with the City before service will be furnished.  Bills may be paid at Community National Bank.

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO CITY OF BENTON.

TRASH SERVICE/RECYCLE SERVICE

The trash is picked up on Thursday’s beginning at 6:00 a.m. 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 it’s 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., at City Hall

CITY COURT: First Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m., at City Hall