Utilities

Electric, Water, and Sewer services for residents and businesses are provided by the City of Beresford. The City of Beresford also provides Cable TV, Internet, Telephone, and Surveillance Systems through Beresford Municipal Telephone Company (BMTC)

Utility Bills Consist of: 

  • Electric

  • Garbage Pickups

  • Water

  • Sewer

  • Surcharges

  • Tax

  • Penalties (if applicable)

  • Misc. (if applicable)

Electric meters and water meters are read on or near the 20th of each month and billed the following month. Example: consumption from December 21 through January 20 will be billed February 1.

Garbage is billed each month for the preceding month.

Need Utilities Set Up? 

​You will need to fill out our Utility Application form, give us a copy of your Driver's License and pay your deposit before your services are turned on. We only accept check, cash, or a money order for the deposit.

You can bring the application and deposit to City Hall during operating hours (M-F, 8 AM-5 PM).

Renters: $200.00 - This deposit will be applied to your utility account after 12 consecutive, timely payments.

Owners: Residential - $75.00; Commercial - $100.00 - This deposit will be applied to your utility account after 6 consecutive, timely payments.

Important Dates

  1. Utility bills and BMTC bills are mailed at the end of every month and are due on the 15th of the following month.​

  2. A 5% penalty will be assessed and a delinquent notice will be mailed on the 18th of the month if payment is not received or postmarked by the 15th.

Moving? Here is what

you need to do!

  1. Contact City Hall and give them the following information:

    1. Forwarding Address​

    2. Official last day

    3. Good contact phone number

    4. Who is taking over; new owner/landlord.

  2. If you have BMTC services, return any rented equipment to avoid fines.​

Do you have Natural Gas?

​If you have natural gas, you will need to call Mid American Energy to obtain services. Click here to find out more information.