Utility Rates

Water Rates

Ordinance No.2-16 effective July 1, 2016, establishes rates to be charged for water for residential, commercial, industrial and all other uses and purposes by any person, firm or corporation within the City shall be based on units of one-hundred cubic feet (748 gallons) or per gallon. Ordinance No. 5-10 effective February 1, 2010, authorizes billing in gallons as opposed to one-hundred cubic feet.
Monthly Consumption
(in Gallons)

Charge per
Gallon

First  22,440
 0.00460
Next  89,760
 0.00376
Next  261,800
 0.00350
Next  374,000
 0.00310
Next  748,000
 0.00272
Monthly Consumption
(in Hundreds of Cubic Feet)

Charge per
Hundred Cubic Feet

First  30
 $3.46
Next  120
 $2.82
Next  350
 $2.61
Next  500
 $2.31
Next  1,000
 $2.05
Minimum Monthly Charge
The minimum monthly charge according to the size of meter shall be as follows:
Meter Size
(inches)

Monthly Consumption
(in Hundreds of Cubic Feet)

Monthly Consumption
(in Gallons)
Minimum
Charge
5/8
2 1,496  $6.88
3/4
5 3,740
 $17.20
1
8 5,984
 $27.53
1-1/2
26 19,448
 $89.46
2
46  34,408  $148.22
3 106
 79,288 $316.97
4
168
 125,664 $487.85
6  368  275,264 $1,011.45
8
 625 467,500 $1,646.87
A $5.50 minimum monthly charge will be assessed for meters not in service.

A property owner shall pay a $50.00 disconnect fee for water service that is disconnected by city staff (meter not in service). When a tenant account is subject to disconnection due to delinquency, the tenant shall pay the $50.00 disconnect fee.
  

Fire Protection Rates


Ordinance No. 3-16 effective for billings beginning July 1, 2016, establishes water rates for fire sprinkler service.
Number of
Heads Current

Monthly Charges
Up to 200
(minimum monthly charge)
$21.07
200-299 $25.29
300-399 $29.46
400-599 $33.71
600-799 $37.88
800-999 $42.13
1,000-1,199 $46.35
1,200-1,399 $50.51
1,400-1,599 $54.74
1,600-1,799 $58.96
1,800-1,999 $63.14
2,000-2,199 $67.37
2,200-2,399 $71.57
2,400-2,599 $75.80
2,600-2,799 $80.01
2,800-2,999 $84.31
3,000-3,499 $88.42
Over 3,500 (for each additional 500
heads or fraction thereof
$4.20

Sewer Rates


Ordinance No. 5-16 effective for billings beginning July 1, 2016, establishes sewage service charges on the quantity of water used. Ordinance No. 6-10 effective February 1, 2010, authorizes billing in gallons as opposed to one-hundred cubic feet.
Rate per each 100 Cubic Feet = $4.75
Rate per each gallon = $0.00635
 
Where the quantity of water consumed is such that the minimum water service is charged, the minimum of sewer service is charged as follows:
Meter Size (inches)
Minimum Charge
Allowance
(Cubic Feet)
Allowance
(Gallons)
5/8
$9.50 200 1,496
3/4
$23.75 500
3,740
1 or larger
$38.00 800
5,984

Refuse Rates

Ordinance No. 4-16 effective for the billings beginning July 1, 2016 establishes refuse charges as follows:
Refuse rates per month: $14.77 per single family dwelling

View the Solid Waste Collection Pay as You Throw Program rates.

Stormwater Rates


Ordinance No. 16-14 effective for the billings beginning July 1, 2014 establishes stormwater management charges as follows: Stormwater rates shall be $6.81 per SFU (see notes below)
  • Single-Family Unit (SFU) means the average impervious (non-absorbent) area of a single-family residential property located within the City.
  • One SFU = 2,917 square feet of impervious property.
  • Charges are computed on large residential and nonresidential property based on the number of SFU's or square feet of impervious property.