2019 Utility Rates

REFUSE - Trash

Residential Refuse 

First Container/Cart $11.52
Additional Cart $11.52
Walk Up Service $17.79
Handicap/Accessible Service $11.52

Commercial Refuse

First Container/Cart $12.27
Additional Cart $12.27
Walk Up Service $18.53
  • 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

10.10/Minimum* Monthly Charge
$2.63/HCF for 0-500
$2.63/HCF for 501-5000
$2.14/HCF above 5000

Water Outside the City Limits

$20.19/Minimum * Monthly Charge
$3.94/HCF for 0-500
$3.54/HCF for 501-5000
$3.21/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"
$12.04 $24.09
1 1/2"
$16.90 $33.79
2" $21.70 $43.41
3" $26.51 $53.02
4" $38.54 $77.09
6" $68.64 $137.28
8" $105.97 $211.94

Yard Meters  - Same Formula as Water Rates

Note: Only Industrial Commercial Class Code I is taxable on water only.  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
$6.55/minimum monthly charge $16.38/minimum monthly charge
$2.18/HCF $2.18/HCF
Flat Rate Sewer - Inside City Limits
Flat Rate Sewer - Outside City Limits
$26.18 $45.83

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

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