Utility Billing / Collections

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The City of Breckenridge provides water and trash utility services to the citizens and businesses in Breckenridge. Customers can request utility services, pay bills, manage accounts, and find out more about utility services at:

City Offices- Water Department

254-559-7249

105 North Rose Avenue
Breckenridge, TX 76424

Hours are Monday – Friday

8:00 am to 5:00 pm


New Accounts

To establish a new account, customers are required to fill out a new account application.  A deposit of $140.00 is required for each account that is retained by the City and applied to the final bill + a $10.00 Connect Fee.

Bills

Bills are due by close of business on the due date as indicated on the statement to avoid a delinquent fee.

Repairs - Turning Water Off

If you need your water turned off/on for repairs there will be a fee of $10.00 up until 4:30 pm, after 4:30 pm is a fee of $25.00.

Emergency - Turning Water Off

In case of emergency for repairs to have water turned off/on after 5:00 pm call the Police Department at 254-559-2211 and they will contact the on call employee.

Trash Service

The City contracts with Republic Services for trash services. One Poly Cart will be delivered with all new accounts.  Additional Poly Carts are available at ½ the base rate. A maximum of 3 Poly Carts per residence. Monday is Poly Cart Delivery Day. If you require a larger dumpster you may contact the Water Office at 254-559-7249.

01-2019 CHANGES TO RESIDENTIAL TRASH PICK-UP

Starting January 2019, Republic Services will change residential trash pick-up routes.

Monday’s route (red) will be north of Walker St. from the east side of N. Parks St. to the west side of Front St.

Tuesday’s route (gold) will be south of Walker St. from the east side of S. Parks St. to the west side of south Butte St.

Wednesday’s route (yellow) will be north of Walker St. from the east side of Front St. to the west side of N. Jackson St. and south of Walker St. from east side of Butte St. to west side of Melrose St.

Thursday’s route (green) will be north of Walker St. from the west side of N. Parks St. to Sendero Dr.

Friday’s route (blue) north and south of Walker St. from the west of Sendero Dr. to FM 3099. Also, South of Walker St. from west side of S. Parks St. to the west side of Sunset Blvd.

Republic Services would like to remind people that if you have multiple poly carts please allow 5-6 feet between the carts and away from mail boxes, gas meters and other vehicles.

NO construction materials in poly carts, example:  lumber, sheetrock, paneling, shingles, etc.

Questions contact the Water Office at 254-559-7249.

1-2019 CHANGES TO BULK PICK UP

Beginning January 2019, Republic Services will be changing bulk pick up for the City of Breckenridge from quarterly to monthly.

Pick up dates for the whole city will be scheduled:  MUST CALL City Offices at 254-559-8287 to be put on the BULK LIST the Friday before the pick-up date.

Republic Services will pick up three bulk items per residential unit (Apartments are considered commercial units).

Place items at least three feet away from pokly carts.  A special collection vehicle will collect bulk items and bagged or bundled yard waste.  All items must be at curbside the day before collection.  The driver will only collect once per residential unit.  The bulk pickup scheduled days for 2019 are:  February 14th, March 14th, April 18th, May 16th, June 20th, July 18th, August 15th, September 19th, October 17th, November 14th, and December 19th.

Bulky Waste - stoves, refrigerators (CF's MUST be removed and tagged), water tanks, washing machines, furniture, bundled trees, shrubs, or brush trimmings and any other waste materials must be bundled, securely tied together froming an easily handled package not exceeding three feet in length and 5o 1bs in weight.  Items not included in bulk pick-up - construction debris, dead animals, hazardous waste, stable matter, chemicals, paints, thinners, tires, batteries, oil & oil filters, antifreeze, drums, asbestos, untreated medical wastes, contaminated soils, sludge, liquids, and automobile/truck engine parts.

In order for large appliances and lawn equipment to be picked up, ALL LIQUIDS MUST BE REMOVED including gasoline, motor oil and hydraulic fluid. Any appliance that contain or have contained Freon or CFC’s, must have the compressor and lines removed plus tagged by a technician to be accepted. Doors must be removed from refrigerators and freezers.

Brush Chipping

Brush chipping service may be requested anytime throughout the year by a citizen within the City Limits of Breckenridge.  Request service in person at the Water Department, 105 N. Rose Avenue.

  1. Complete a Service Request form
  2. Brush must be located at curbside
  3. No brush larger than 8” in diameter
  4. No Brush longer than 6’ long
  5. Butt ends placed toward the street or curb
  6. No uprooted trees with roots attached
  7. No dirt encrusted brush
  8. Needs to be stacked neatly

An employee will come out and assess the brush and you will be contacted by the Water Department with the cost of the brush chipping.  Brush will be picked up within 7 working days once payment has been received.

Brush Chipping is provided twice a year to a customer at no charge – Spring and Fall

Sewer / Water Taps

Phone 254-559-7249 for further details.