2018 Utility Rates

REFUSE - Trash

Residential Refuse 

First Container/Cart $11.24
Additional Cart $11.24
Walk Up Service $17.36
Handicap/Accessible Service $11.24

Commercial Refuse

First Container/Cart $11.97
Additional Cart $11.97
Walk Up Service $18.08
  • Additional recycling carts $2.00 (residential or commercial)
  • Walk-In Recycle Carts $4.00
  • Walk Up Service - Refuse workers will walk up to retrieve cart to empty
  • Handicap: Physically unable to pull the cart to the curb themselves.
  • Handicap and Walk Up Recycle is picked up once a month on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

WATER

Water Inside the City Limits

$9.57/Minimum* Monthly Charge
$2.49/HCF for 0-500
$2.24/HCF for 501-5000
$2.03/HCF above 5000

Water Outside the City Limits

$19.14/Minimum * Monthly Charge
$3.73/HCF for 0-500
$3.35/HCF for 501-5000
$3.04/HCF above 5000
*The minimum charge is for 5/8" meter. If larger, the following minimum charge applies:

Metered: based on water consumption     Flat Rate: not connected to City water service (water well)

  Inside City Limits
Outside City Limits
1"
$11.42 $22.83
1 1/2"
$16.01 $32.03
2" $20.57 $41.15
3" $25.13 $50.26
4" $36.53 $73.07
6" $65.06 $130.12
8" 100.45 $200.89

Yard Meters  - Same Formula as Water Rates

Note: Only Industrial Commercial Class Code I is taxable on water only.  (Eaton, Superior Boilers, TSW) Residential water is never taxable.  Sewer & Refuse are not taxable for any users.  Tax: State 6.50%, County 1.50% City 1.10% = 9.10% for 2018

Water and yard meters must be figured individually for tax.

SEWER

Metered: Based on water consumption 
Flat Rate: Not connected to City Water Sewer (Water Well)
Metered Sewer - Inside the City Limits Metered Sewer - Outside the City Limits
$6.00/minimum monthly charge $15.00/minimum monthly charge
$2.08/HCF $2.08/HCF
Flat Rate Sewer - Inside City Limits
Flat Rate Sewer - Outside City Limits
$24.48 $42.48
6 HCF x $2.08 + $6.00 + $6.00 = $24.48
6 HCF x $2.08 + $15.00 + $15.00 = $42.48

Note: Flat Rate Charge uses the average residential monthly consumption of 6 hcf for all metered users.

Flat Waiver Special: 

1. Inside the City Limits

2. Two people or less per home

3. 60 years of age or more

6 hcf x 2.08 + $6 = $18.48  (1 surcharge is exempt)

Flat Rate Sewer: Residential - Business - Commercial are all billed the same, both inside/outside city limits

Other

Water Franchise Fee - 5% of monthly consumption

Sewer Franchise Fee - 5% of monthly consumption

State Water Fee - .032 cents per 1000 gallons (Example: 174 consumption x 748 = 130,152 divided by 1000 = 130.15 x .032 = $4.16

Storm Water Fee - based on square footage of impervious area (building, concrete, asphalt, where water will run off and into storm water canals) 

Residential Use - $4.75 per month per dwelling unit

Other Use - $4.75 x ERU (Equivalent Residential Unit) 3,120 square foot of impervious surface

Water Measurement

1 hundred cubic feet (HCF) equals 748 gallons