Public Service

Public Service Department

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Location

Public Service Department
1402 North Jeffers
North Platte NE 69101
Telephone: (308) 535-6700
Fax: (308) 535-6713

Hours of Operation

Business Office

Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Public Service Holiday Schedule

The dates listed below indicate when the Public Service Department will be closed. For holiday weeks, except Thanksgiving, refuse collection may be accomplished on a day either earlier or a day later than their normal pick-up day. During the holiday week of Thanksgiving, collections may be two days early. Citizens should make sure their trash receptacles are in place for pick-up accordingly.

Public Service Office Holiday Schedule
January 1 Happy New Year! CLOSED
Third Monday in January Martin Luther King Jr. Day CLOSED
Third Monday in February President’s Day CLOSED
Last Monday in May Memorial Day CLOSED
July 4 Independence Day CLOSED
First Monday in September Labor Day CLOSED
November 11 Veteran’s Day CLOSED
Fourth Thursday in November Happy Thanksgiving CLOSED
Fourth Friday in November Happy Thanksgiving CLOSED
December 25 Christmas Day CLOSED

Services & Divisions

Public Service Director – M. Layne Groseth

Parks Supervisor – Lyle Minshull

Sanitation Division – Sanitation Supervisor – Tony Amos

Shop Division –535-6704

Street Division – Street Supervisor – Steve Mentzer 

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Where to go for…

  • Questions regarding sidewalk or driveway replacement should be directed to City Engineering at (308) 535-6724, extension 3220 or 3221.
  • Questions regarding abandoned or junk vehicles should be directed to the North Platte Police Department at (308) 535-6789.
  • Nuisance violations such as grass/weeds or other nuisances should be reported to Code Enforcement at (308) 535-6724, extension 3218.
  • Questions regarding street lighting should be directed to Municipal Light & Water at  (308) 535-6740.

Public Service Department Rates & Fees

Effective: October 1, 2020


Cemetery Rates (No Holiday or Sunday burials)

Open/Close Grave – Adult
Weekday $610.00
Saturday $835.00
Open/Close Grave – Infant
Weekday $125.00
Saturday $330.00
Open/close Columbarium Niche
Weekday $155.00
Saturday $310.00
Open/Close Ash Burial
Weekday $190.00
Saturday $395.00
Filing Fee for multiple Ash burials $50.00
Sale of Grave Spaces
Adult $730.00
Infant $185.00
Cremation space $185.00
Single Columbarium niche with inscription $515.00
Double Columbarium niche with inscription $965.00
Extra inscription for Pre-need  $90.00
Disinterment
Weekdays only, adult $975.00
Weekdays only, infant $190.00
Weekdays only, ash $190.00

Headstone Preparations, Foundations, Vases, etc.

City personnel will locate site; city personnel will not do actual work. $15.00

Electronic Directory Additional Information Fees

Add Photograph only $40.00

Add Obituary only $75.00

Add Photo and Obituary $100.00

Add Photo, Obituary, and Monument Photo $125.00


Parks 

Portable band shell, per day, plus $150 damage Deposit, City moves shell (inside City’s zoning area)  Non-profit $100.00
Portable band shell, per day, plus $150 damage deposit, City moves shell (outside City’s zoning area)  Non- profit $300.00
Portable band shell, per day, plus $150 damage deposit, City moves shell (inside City’s zoning area)  Commercial $200.00
Portable band shell, per day, plus $150 damage deposit, City moves shell (outside City’s zoning area)  Commercial

Plus Federal set mileage rate, per mile, for outside of City’s zoning area. The zoning area is within City limits and within the two-mile zoning jurisdiction.

$400.00
Cody Park camping site, per day $10.00
Cody Park Shelter/Centennial Park Gazebo/Memorial Park Gazebo
7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. $30.00
4:00 p.m. – midnight $30.00
7:00 a.m. – midnight $60.00
Kiddie Rides
Per single ticket purchase $0.75
Per ticket purchase 4 for $2.00
Ticket price per group 10 for $3.00
Group, non-profit, must request in writing 5 days in advance of date needed to Lyle Minshull, Public Service Director. If approved, these can only be used on non-holiday weekdays. Group must purchase minimum of 250 tickets and they must be used within 7 days of date of purchase.

Sanitation Fees

Composting
Yard waste disposal, per ton $15.00
Minimum $7.50
For sale, when available
Composted yard waste, per ton $10.00
Tree debris from contractors/businesses, per ton $35.00
Minimum $17.50
Transfer Station
Waste transferred, per ton $54.40
Waste transferred, per ton
(for haulers over 15,000 tons per year)
$50.95
Minimum $25.00
Plus $0.25 per ton as long as the North Platte rack rate for #2 diesel is more than $4.00 per gallon, and an additional $0.25 per ton for each $0.50 added to said rack rate per gallon over $4.00 ( Example – $4.00 – $4.50 per gallon – add $0.25; $4.50 – $5.00 – add $0.50; $5.00 – $5.50 add $0.75, etc.)
 
Clean asphalt, per ton $15.00
Minimum $7.50
Clean concrete, per ton $15.00
Minimum $7.50
Any load not properly covered or secured double set rate
Additional charge per tire, with rim $11.00
Additional charge per tire, without rim $7.00
Additional charge, per each refrigerant appliance such as refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners $25.00
Garbage Collection
1 cart service, per month $24.95
2 cart service, per month $28.95
Extra carts each, per month $4.00
Cart delivery fee $12.00
Broken/damaged cart fee, each $57.00
Extra pick up requested by resident, each trip $16.00
Miscellaneous
Mulch at designated tree disposal site no charge
Loading mulch or other material, per load $25.00
Clay fill dirt, per ton (loaded by purchaser) $2.00
All electronic equipment dropped off at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Site $0.55 per lb.
Returned check charge, all Public Service Department Divisions $35.00
Miscellaneous utility hookup in the parks for special events, per hookup, per day $7.00

Fields/Courts

Field, per day $15.00
Softball Field Lights, per field, per hour $4.00
Tennis Court Lights, per hour $4.00
Concessions Utilities, per day $10.00