The Zeeland Board of Public Works (BPW) provides water and electricity services to the city of Zeeland and the surrounding areas. It is a municipally owned utility company which buys wholesale water from Holland city and distributes the water to about 2,800 accounts through its own distribution system. The electric unit serves about 6,000 customer accounts, supplying them with energy from natural gas to coal fired capacity from several plants in which it has entitlement shares. It also purchases power through MPPA (Michigan Public Power Agency), of which it is a member. It is also a member of several other associations.
Customers have several Zeeland BPW Bill Payment options to choose from depending what is most convenient to them.
Pay at Zeeland BPW offices, drop box or by mail: You can pay at the Zeeland BPW offices with cash, check or money order, or send your payment by mail to the address listed on your statement. You can also use the drop box located at the Zeeland BPW offices.
Note that if you are paying your bill in cash, it isn’t advisable to use the mailing method.
Pay through point and pay: Point and pay is third party credit card processing company. You can pay your Zeeland BPW bill through them using your credit card, debit card or e-check at a small convenience fee. Visit the point & pay website through the following URL: https://client.pointandpay.net/webportal/partner.do?method=prepare&webSiteId=330&ppid=3129 .
- On page that is displayed, Click on ‘continue’
- Select your payment method and enter your account number or invoice number and your payment details.
- If you are using your credit card enter your card number, expiration date, enter your Zeeland account number, specify the amount you want to pay, and other details then click on ‘review’ to go to the review step then agree to the terms of service and proceed to complete the process. For e-check payments, enter the account number, routing number and other details and click on ‘review’ to proceed to the next steps and submit your payment.
Automatic payments: Your monthly bill amount will be automatically deducted from your checking or savings account on the due date. To sign up for this service, make sure your bill payments are up to date. Print the enrollment form which you can find at the following link,http://www.bpw.zeeland.mi.us/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=9fhTHJ7XR0E=&tabid=4353 and fill it out then return it with a deposit slip for a savings account or a voided check for payments from a checking account to the Zeeland BPW office.
You can also use the automatic budget payments service with which a standard amount is deducted from your checking/savings account every month. Print the sign up form, fill it and return to the BPW office.
For assistance, call the office at (616) 772-6212