RESIDENTS GUIDE

Welcome!

On behalf of the City of Benkelman we would like to extend a cordial greeting to you as a new member of our community. Benkelman, Nebraska residents have access to a variety of outstanding opportunities. Benkelman is a great place to live work and grow. We hope that you agree!

Whether you are new to our city or a lifetime resident, we’re glad you’ve made Benkelman your home! Benkelman offers:

  • Excellent schools

  • Affordable housing

  • Numerous outdoor recreation opportunities

  • Excellent health care

  • A centrally located community

Electricity 
The City of Benkelman completed a major electrical project which included sub-station and distribution upgrades, as well as installation of computerization which will monitor the entire electrical system.

Water
The municipal water system in Benkelman is supplied by two wells. A new well system was completed in 2016. 

Solid Waste Disposal
Municipally-owned refuse collection service provides weekly pick-up for both residential and commercial customers. Customers have the choice of a 64-gallon toter or a 2-yard dumpster.

City Construction and Demolition Disposal Site
The City’s C & D site is located 3.5 miles west of Benkelman on the "Doane" Road.


HOURS:  Wednesday – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday – 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - WINTER

Saturday – 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - SUMMER

ACCEPTABLE WASTE:  Construction and demolition waste, concrete rubble, yard waste, trees & tree branches.

UNACCEPTABLE WASTE:  Municipal solid waste, batteries, liquid waste, oil, tires, appliance, furniture, hazardous waste, metal etc.

UTILITIES
Municipal Utilities
126 Seventh Ave. W.
Benkelman, NE 69021
(308) 423-2540
Emergency, After-Hours:
Dundy County Sherriff - (308) 423-2393

Southwest Public Power District
221 North Main Street
PO Box 289
Palisade, NE 69040

info@swppd.com

www.swppd.com

(800) 379-7977
(308) 285-3295

Black Hills Energy

www.blackhillsenergy.com

(888) 890-5554

HOUSING

Housing Authority
100 Rainbow Fountain Park
Benkelman, NE 69021
(308) 423-2125
Spahn Apartments
Benkelman, NE 69021
(308) 423-2323
 

REAL ESTATE & LAND FOR SALE

The Martin House Real Estate

33870 HWY 34
Benkelman, Nebraska, NE 69021

(402) 490-5335

TELEPHONE, CABLE & INTERNET
BW Telcom

607 Chief St
Benkelman, Nebraska, NE 69021

(308) 423-2000

www.bwtelcom.net

DRIVER LICENSE & REGISTRATION
Dundy County Driver License & Registration
102 Seventh Ave. W.
Benkelman, NE 69021
(308) 423-2425

MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSING

Dundy County Treasurer

Penny Denny
PO Box 425
Benkelman, NE 69021
(308) 423-2346

COURTHOUSE

Dundy County Courthouse

102 7th Ave. West

Benkelman, NE 69021

(308) 423-2058

clerk@dundy.nacone.org

SHERIFF

Dundy County Sheriff

Justin Nichols
PO Box 506
Benkelman, NE 69001
(308) 423-2393

LOCAL PAPER

The Benkelman Post & News Chronicle

513 Chief St.
Benkelman, NE 69021

(308) 423-2337

LAUNDROMAT

Spahn Apartments
Benkelman, NE 69021
(308) 423-2323

POST OFFICE

Benkelman Post Office

505 Chief St.

Benkelman, NE 69021

(308) 423-2660

Directory

Benkelman CRA : Coordinator Megan Spargo
126 7th Avenue East, PO Box 347

Benkelman, NE 69021 

Email: megan.cra@bwtelcom.net

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