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When should I expect to receive my bill?

All billing statements are calculated and printed on the first of each month. You should receive your bill in the mail a few days after it it processed. Payment due dates are on the 20th of each month. If the 20th falls on a weekend or holiday, the payment due date will be on the next business day.

Where does the Zeeland Board of Public Works provide utility service?

Electric: The Zeeland Board of Public Works may legally serve in the City of Zeeland and is franchised to serve in Zeeland and Holland Township.

Water: The Zeeland Board of Public Works serves in the City of Zeeland and in an area of Zeeland Township in accordance with a 425 Agreement between Zeeland and Zeeland Township

How do the Zeeland Board of Public Works rates compare?

Electric: The Board of Public Works Electric rates are among the lowest in Michigan. Residential rates for 1,000 kilowatt-hours of monthly usage is nearly 40 percent lower than that of Consumer’s Energy.

Water: The Board of Public Works Water rates are very comparable with other local water systems.

How are Zeeland electric rates established?

Unlike investor-owned utilities, our rates are not set or regulated by the Michigan Public Service Commission. They are established by our governing body, our Board of Commissioners. The BPL Board of Commissioners is made up of five Zeeland residents, each appointed for a four-year term on the board by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council.

Meetings of the Board of Commissioners are open to the public and are held every month, usually on the third Tuesday. The meetings are held at 3:30 p.m. at the Board of Public Works Offices, located at 350 East Washington Ave, Zeeland, MI, 49464.

How many customers does the Zeeland Board of Public Works serve?

For the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2019, customer statistics are as follows:

Electric Customers

Electric Customers by Location

Water Customers

Water Customers by Location