Utility bills are sent the first week of each month.
There is a bill drop box outside the community center front doors or you may mail your village utility bills to:
Village of Firth
PO Box 38
Firth, NE 68358
Automatic Payment (ACH) is available - call the Village Office at 402.791.5544 for information.
Utility bills are due the 25th of the current month. A $25 late fee is assessed on the 26th of the month.
Bills 30 days past due will be sent a shut-off notice.
At that time the patron will have ten (10) days in which to pay the bill (including the $25 late fee).
If the bill is still not paid at the end of this period, water service will be disconnected until the delinquent bill is paid along with a $50 restoration charge.
Utility rates are as follows:
$20.00/mo base rate plus $2.55 per each 1,000 gallons used
SRF Loan fee (loan repayment fee for 2010 well) $9.96 (per month)
$16.50/mo base rate plus $1.70 per 1,000 gallons used based on average winter usage.
Garbage pickup is on Thursday mornings. Please have all garbage set out before 6:30am.
Thanksgiving pickup will be on the following day (Friday). This also applies to Christmas and New Years Day (when they occur on a Thursday).
Pickup on any other holiday that may fall on a Thursday will be done as a normal pickup day. The garbage hauler will pick up most items.
If you wish to rent a garbarge recepticle or in the event you have old tires or appliances needing picked up please call Capital City Refuse: 402-770-1195.
Electric bills are collected directly by Norris Pulbic Power. Please call 402-423-3855 to set up electrical service.
Gas bills are collected directly by Black Hills Energy. Please call 800-303-0752 to set up gas service.