If you are planning to move or have just moved to the City of Battlefield… Welcome! To help make your move as smooth as possible, here is information regarding some of the services you may require.
While the City works closely with the water district, Greene County Public Water Supply District #1, which provides water for the City of Battlefield and much of the surrounding area, is a separate entity from the City and have their own governance and requirements for service. New customers must complete an application and pay a deposit to begin service. Contact the water district at 881-1762 for further information regarding rates and payment due dates. Their hours are 8:00 AM to noon and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
The City of Battlefield operates the sewer collection system. New customers are required to complete an application and pay a deposit of $75 for home owners and for rental properties. Homeowners may receive a refund of the deposit after ten years of clean payment history. Residential sewer rates are based on a $21.46 base rate plus $3.89 per 1,000 gallons average water used during the period of December through February of the previous year. All commercial accounts are metered usage on a monthly basis with at $26.64 base charge. Payments are due by 5:00 PM on the 5th day of the month and may be made by mail, in person at City Hall or by use of our drop box on the sidewalk at the north end of the City Hall parking lot. Accounts that are two months delinquent will be notified of service disconnection via a paper tag on your door. Disconnections which occur for non-payment will result in your water service being shut off. To re-establish service after a disconnect, all accounts must be paid with CASH, debit or credit card, or money order including a $30 re-connect fee. Contact the City Collector at 883-5840 for further information or to establish an account.
Electric or Gas
Depending on your location and particular builder, you may be served by either Ozark Electric or Springfield City Utilities for electricity. If available at your location, gas service may be propane or natural gas. Springfield City Utilities provides natural gas to some parts of the City. You may contact them at 417.863.9000 for further information. To contact Ozark Electric, call 417.725.5160.
The Battlefield Fire Protection District provides fire service to the City of Battlefield an much of southwest Springfield. They are also a separate entity from the City and as such are supported through a property tax assessment. In an emergency, please call 911 or for general information call the offices at 881-9018 during normal business hours.
The City does not offer a trash collection service. There are multiple vendors available in the Springfield/Republic area. The City has partnered with Allied Waste for a Preferred Provider Program that offers Trash Service for $13.80 per month and is added to your Sewer Bill this includes recycling, just come by City Hall and fill out the necessary paperwork to start this service if you so choose. If you require extra trash carts this is an added cost. Allied Waste’s phone number is 865-1717, if you have any questions. We have calendars to reflect the pickup schedule for recycling and regular trash. Trash is picked up by Allied Waste on Tuesdays.
Currently, MediaCom services the City of Battlefield for cable television. High speed Internet access is also available through MediaCom in most areas. Contact MediaCom at 417.875.5500 for more information or to request service. AT & T can also be contacted for Cable Television Service.
Multiple vendors provide local phone service. Consult your local phone books for contact information.
Depending on your street address, children may attend either Springfield -12 or Republic R-3 schools. Generally speaking, north of Elm Street is in the Springfield School District and south of that street is Republic. Contact the school districts for further information or detailed boundary information. Republic 417.732.3605 and Springfield 417.523.0026.
Battlefield has three churches within the city limits. First Baptist, Battlefield Assembly of God and Battlefield United Methodist.