Jamestown Board of Public Utilities

Korean War Veteran Peter Carlo presented an American flag, which has been flown over the Capital in Washington, to the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities for display in its Customer Service Lobby.
RFID-Tagged Orange Recycling Bin
JBPU Complex at 92 Steele St.
Students Touring JBPU Power Plant
Wastewater Treatment Plant Filters
Dow Street T-3 Transformer

The business office is located at:
92 Steele Street Jamestown, NY

The mailing address is:
P.O. Box 700
Jamestown, NY 14702-0700

Our telephone number is:
(716) 661-1660

Office hours are:
Monday - Friday 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Recycling

2014 English Recycling Calendar

2014 Spanish Recycling Calendar

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Legal Notice

PROPOSAL NO. BD – 30 – 14
Supply of 600 Volt Wire

Sealed bids will be received by the officers of the Board of Public Utilities (BPU), City of Jamestown, New York, at its 92 Steele Street office until 1:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, August 22, 2014 for the supply of 600 volt wire.

PROPOSAL NO. BD – 29 – 14
Supply of Materials, Supplies of Conduit and Misc Electrical Materials

Sealed bids will be received by the officers of the Board of Public Utilities (BPU), City of Jamestown, New York, at its 92 Steele Street office until 1:30PM EST, August 22, 2014 for the supply of materials, supplies of Conduit and Misc Electrical Materials.

PROPOSAL NO. BD – 28 – 14
Installation of ballasted and un-ballasted membrane roofs

Sealed proposals will be received by the officers of the Board of Public Utilities, City of Jamestown, New York, at its 92 Steele Street office until 1:00 PM EST, August 14, 2014, for installation of ballasted and un-ballasted membrane roofs at the Jamestown Wastewater Treatment Plant Located on Quaint Rd in the Town of Poland. A total of Two (2) buildings will be bid.

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Fact Finder’s report regarding contract negotiations between the BPU and the IBEW Local 459
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Jamestown BPU News

Jamestown BPU “Cents for St. Susan’s” Campaign Raises Record $17,260 for Soup Kitchen
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“Piping Hot,” a new BPU e-newsletter for our District Heating customers.

The electronic newsletter will be mailed to District Heating customers twice a year, updating them on new District Heat developments and providing maintenance tips for customers. Click to read more


BPU Online Account Access and Payment Options

BPU Customers may pay bills online with e-checks, debit cards and credit cards. Once registered for the service, customers also may access account information such as meter readings, consumption history and past bills.

Customers may register for online access to their accounts by logging in at https://account.jamestownbpu.com or by clicking the “Access BPU Account” link under “Quick Links” in the upper right hand corner of the homepage, and following directions.

All online users will need their BPU customer numbers to register. The customer number includes the six digits beginning with the number one (1) that appears after the dash of the account number printed on the bill.

An e-check works similar to a paper check, but without the need for a check to actually be written and processed by the recipient’s bank. When the customer authorizes an e-check payment, it is processed as a debit transaction using the routing and account number of the checking account. The amount that is debited by this transaction is then transferred to the BPU account in much the same ways as if a paper check had been written.

To provide feedback or to request assistance with the process, customers may contact Customer Service at 661-1660 or Communications at 661-1680.

Announcements


FILL THE BUS SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
FOR JAMESTOWN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
AXEMEN MC NY CHAPTER 4
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Jamestown BPU Residential Attic Insulation Program 2014

With the winter months approaching, now is the time to take action in properly insulating your home, specifically the attic. The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) is inviting Residential Electric Customers who use permanently installed electric heating equipment as their primary heat source to participate in the BPU Attic Insulation Rebate Program.
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Chuck Cornell Joins as Member of the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities

The Director of the Center for Regional Advancement at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Fredonia has been named as a member of the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU).
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BPU Fall Clean-Up Is Right Around the Corner!

September 8-12
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Chautauqua County
Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day

Free Disposal!
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014
9 A.M. to 2 P.M.
Registration Form



2014 BPU Yard Waste Stickers Available Now at Customer Service: New Stickers Required for 2014 Yard Waste Season
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Residential Recycling Credit Program (RRCP) Begins this Spring

New Bins Should Be Used As Soon As Received

By now, you should have received your new burnt orange recycling bin as part of our Residential Recycling Credit Program. The new Radio Frequency Identification Tagged recycling bins should be used as soon as they are received. If you have not received a bin, please contact the Garbage Hotline at 661-1651.

Please click on the links below for complete information.

If you still have questions, please call the Garbage Hotline at 661-1651 or Communications at 661-1680.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions in English

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions in Spanish

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Jamestown BPU Feature Article

The BPU Water Division Building on Buffalo and Newton Streets has been renamed the BPU Randall S. Peterson Water Division Building in memory of retired 38-year BPU employee Randy Peterson.

A dedication of the building took place on July 3 with Peterson’s family and former co-workers on hand. Comments were made by BPU President and Mayor Sam Teresi, BPU General Manager David L. Leathers and retired Deputy General Manager for Electricity Michael Darroch. When the newly-placed sign naming the building for Peterson was unveiled, Randy’s wife Sue expressed appreciation.

A lifelong Jamestown resident, Peterson graduated from Jamestown High School, Jamestown Community College and Clarkson University with a degree in civil engineering and environmental science. He worked as a summer meter reader, cleaner and inspector when he was a college student before returning to the BPU after graduation as a junior engineer.

Peterson earned his Professional Engineer’s license in 1980 and also held Water Treatment and Water Distribution licenses issued by the State Department of Health. After having served as senior engineer and engineering/operations manager, Peterson became Water Resource Manager and, subsequently, Deputy General Manager for Water Resources in 2006. Over his career, he worked for BPU General Managers Jim Gronquist, Walter Haase and Leathers.

Peterson retired from the BPU in 2010 but moved forward to serve as the part-time Director of the Chautauqua County South and Center Sewer District until illness prevented him from working.

He passed away in January, 2014.

Tampering with BPU Electric Meters Is Dangerous and Illegal

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) alerts and reminds customers that tampering with BPU electric meters creates a dangerous situation and is against the law.

Tampering with electric meters may cause fires or other safety hazards for inhabitants of homes or buildings where such meters are located. In addition, BPU employees may be placed in danger in these circumstances.

Tampering with an electric meter for the purpose of obtaining electric service without paying for it is a class A misdemeanor under the New York State Penal law. The BPU reports theft of service to local police agencies for prosecution.

Per the Electric Division tariff and BPU policy, in the event of an electric meter that has been illegally altered, the BPU immediately will disconnect the electric service to the building at the pole without notice. This policy affects multi-unit houses as well. Electric service in these cases will not be restored until an electrical inspection is completed by a certified electric inspector and all applicable charges, including tampering penalties are paid in full.

Electric service in these situations will not be reconnected after normal business hours, but will be restored within twenty-four hours after the electric inspection approval and full payment.

Energy Efficiency Statistics

Free State Energy Audits for Homes, Small Businesses and Non-profits

BPU Encourages the Use of Free State Energy Audits for Homes, Small Businesses and Non-profits; Subsidized Audits for Local Governments
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