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AJ ELLIS 1-417-327-3911  1325 S. LILLIAN AVE #212, BOLIVAR, MISSOURI 65613  MON-FRI 9-5
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YOU MUST ESTABLISH YOUR UTILITY ACCOUNT/S BEFORE YOU TAKE POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY. WE WILL NOT GIVE YOU YOUR KEY WITHOUT YOUR ELECTRICITY ACCOUNT NUMBER AND/OR YOUR WATER DEPOSIT RECEIPT.

HAVE YOUR UTILITIES TURNED ON TWO DAYS BEFORE YOU GET HERE, CALL US AND TELL US THE DATE THEY WILL BE TURNED ON AND WE CAN MAKE SURE THE UNIT IS CLEAN AND COOL.

WATER AND TRASH.  BOLIVAR CITY HALL 1-417-326-2489  You must establish your utility accounts before you take possession of the property.  Ask for the water department.  There will be a $100 deposit which you can pay by cash, check or credit card (with a fee).  Their hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 7AM - 6PM and Friday 8AM - 5PM.  Call early and the water might be turned on the same day.  There is no Turn On / Turn Off service on Saturday.  The water department will ask you if you want trash pickup.  Trash pickup costs $15 / MONTH.  Trash drop-off is available for ~ $1 / BAG.
GARRETSON'S TRASH SERVICE
DROP-OFF  M-F 8AM - 5PM  1117 S. LILLIAN AVENUE  326-7507

EMPIRE ELECTRIC  1-800-206-2300  Empire has closed their local office.  Accounts must  be established over the phone.  Have access to a fax machine.  Empire will want, at least, the following information for you and your roommates:

  1. Drivers license information
  2. Social security number
  3. Place of employment, occupation, length of employment

Service will take at least 24 hours to turn on.  A deposit may be required.  A deposit may be waived for a new customer if the customer can supply the company with one of the following:  A good letter of credit (no more than 5 late pays in the last 12 months), a qualified guarantor signs for the customer, the customer has been employed full time for one year and has an adequate source of regular income or the customer is purchasing a home.  Read the EMPIRE CUSTOMER HANDBOOKWood's Grocery accepts payments for Empire Electric.

INTERNET ACCESS, TV, AND TELEPHONE 1-417-326-1096 OR 1-800-935-4353  WINDSTREAM is our local landline telephone, high-speed internet access via DSL, and cable tv company.  They also represent DISH NETWORK SATELLITE TV.  Cable TV takes four days to turn on.  DISH NETWORK takes at least two days when they are not busy.

PROS
CONS
CABLE
~$52/MONTH
MONTH TO MONTH. NO CONTRACT.
LESS CHANNELS. NO HD.
DISH NETWORK ~$60/MONTH FOR "TOP 120"
BETTER SELECTION.  HD.  LOCAL REPRESENTATION.
2 YEAR CONTRACT.  PENALTY FOR EARLY TERMINATION:  FULL REMAINDER OF CONTRACT DUE AT TERMINATION.
DIRECT TV I HAVEN'T USED THEM YET.  OUR PREVIOUS TENANT'S ONLY COMPLAINT ABOUT DIRECT TV WAS THAT HE COULD NOT USE THE RECEIVERS HE BROUGHT WITH HIM. 
WINDSTREAM DSL
~$??/MONTH FOR 01.5 Mbps
~$58/MONTH FOR 06.0 Mbps
~$68/MONTH FOR 25.0 Mbps
~$78/MONTH FOR 50.0 Mbps
(w/o a landline)
LOCAL REPRESENTATION.
ASK FOR LANA AT 1-417-326-1096 OR 1-800-935-4353.
FREE ACTIVATION WHEN YOU SIGN UP ONLINE.
PRICE GUARANTEED FOR LIFE.
THEY DON'T ADVERTIZE THIS:
WINDSTREAM'S LOWEST COST DSL: 1.5 MBPS (~$41 / MONTH AFTER FEES) AND $.10 / MINUTE FOR OUTGOING LANDLINE CALLS, NO CHARGE FOR INCOMING CALLS AND NO CHARGE FOR OUTGOING TOLL-FREE CALLS.  THE 1.5 MBPS IS A BIT POKEY FOR STREAMING VIDEO.  3 MBPS COSTS  $5 MORE, 6 MBPS $10 MORE.
ULINK FIXED WIRELESS
417-551-9434 support@ulinksystems.com
$99/MONTH FOR 20.0 Mbps
SPRINGFIELD OFFICE.  SOLID SIGNAL UNAFFECTED BY BAD WEATHER.  CAN USE YOUR OWN WAN ROUTER. $99 INSTALLATION FEE.
CELLPHONE SERVICE

BOTH AT&T (417-777-4500) AND VERIZON (417-326-1001) HAVE LOCAL OFFICES.
BROADCAST TV FREE.  ABC(19), CBS(10), NBC(44), FOX(49), PBS(23) ANTENNAS:   LINK1  LINK2 LINK3 LINK4 LINK5

PROPANE
DOKE PROPANE 206 N SPRINGFIELD BOLIVAR, MO 65613    326-6111
PRIORITY PROPANE 4300 SCENIC AVE BOLIVAR, MO 65613    777-3090 EMERGENCY: 417-770-3900
AMERIGAS
1405 W OLD RT 66 STRAFFORD, MO    869-8882