Rates and Fees

It is our goal to provide you reliable electric, gas, solid waste and water services and help you realize the best value from the services you receive. Our rates and fees support our operating costs, as well as support capital construction projects to serve, strengthen and expand our community. Rate schedules are approved by the Board of Commissioners.

Customer Service Fees Natural Gas Rates Electric Rates Water Rates Solid Waste Rates

Customer Service Fees

Account establishment fee

$25.00

Credit check fee

$3.00

Copies, black and white

$0.25

Copies, color

$1.00

Returned check fee

$35.00

Customer account history, per account

$1.00

Research fee per hour, one hour minimum

$25.00

Re-read utility meter, original reading accurate

$25.00

Service charge for non-payment of account or reconnection:

One utility service

$45.00

Two utility services

$65.00

Three utility services

$75.00

Each utility services over three

$25.00

Payment extension fee, 7 calendar days

$45.00

On-call or after hours visit to customer premise, problem not with city facilities

$45.00

Natural Gas Services

Base charge, per month

Residential and commercial

$8.50

Interruptible or industrial

$50.00

Agricultural

$45.00

Interruptible contract rate

$0.10/Mcf discount from retail

Gas taps

$250.00

Gas line installation, per foot

$1.00

Additional installation for gas taps – street cuts, patches, bores, lines

$100 plus $12.50 per foot

Clearing Right-of-Way for new construction

$150/hour

Removing rock or obstructions

hauling Cost plus 5%

Relocating lines and customer requests

Cost

Re-lighting pilot lights after non-pay disconnect

$35.00

Reconnection fee after outage of 4 months

$65.00

Electric Service

Residential Electric Service

Minimum monthly bill

$18.00

Base charge

$12.50

Base charge, qualifying senior citizens

$6.50

Summer billing per kWh (May-Oct.)

First 500 kWh

$0.1100

Next 500 kWh

$0.1175

Over 1,000 kWh

$0.1200

Non-Summer billing per kWh (Nov.-Apr.)

First 500 kWh

$0.1100

Next 500 kWh

$0.1050

Over 1,000 kWh

$0.1000

General Service Non-Demand electric service

Minimum monthly bill

$20.00

Base charge

$20.00

Summer billing per kWh (May-Oct.)

All kWh

$0.1400

Non-Summer billing per kWh (Nov.-Apr.)

All kWh

$0.1200

General Service Demand electric service

Minimum monthly bill

$35.00 plus $7.50 per kW of Billing Demand

Demand charge

$1.70 per kW of Billing Demand

All consumption (kWh) not greater than 200 hours times the billing demand

First 6,000 kWh

$0.1275

Over 6,000 kWh

$0.1050

All consumption (kWh) in excess of 200 hours and not greater than 400 hours times the billing demand

$0.0750

All consumption (kWh) in excess of 400 hours times the billing demand

$0.0700

Large Industrial electric service

Minimum monthly bill

$100.00 plus $7.50 per kW of Billing Demand

Demand charge

$1.95 per kW of Billing Demand

All consumption (kWh) not greater than 200 hours times the billing demand

First 200,000 kWh

$0.1200

Over 200,000 kWh

$0.0850

All consumption (kWh) in excess of 200 hours and not greater than 400 hours times the billing demand

$0.0500

All consumption (kWh) in excess of 400 hours and not greater than 600 hours times the billing demand

$0.0400

All consumption (kWh) in excess of 600 hours times the billing demand

$0.0375

Electrical Service Installation

Underground electrical service installation

Single phase including trenching and back-filling

Secondary wire per foot

$3.00

Primary wire per foot, single phase

$6.00

Primary wire per foot, three phase

$10.00

Minimum installation charge

$200.00

Removing rock and obstructions

Cost + 5%

Overhead electrical service installation

Each foot over 300 feet

$1.50

CT Metering service installation

First service

No Charge

Each additional service, per foot

$1.00

Minimum installation charge after 1st srvc.

$50.00

Clearing Right-of-Way for new construction

$150/hour

All Service Rates are subject to increase/decrease according to the monthly Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) calculation.

Security Lights

100 watt HPS* or LED equivalent

$9.50

100 watt HPS* or LED equiv., senior citizen

$7.50

175 watt metal halide town and country light

$15.00

250 watt metal halide cobrahead*

$19.00

400 watt metal halide cobrahead*

$24.00

1,000 watt metal halide flood*

$36.00

1,500 watt metal halide flood*

$48.00

Pole rental per month

$1.00

New light installation fee, existing pole

$65.00

New light installation fee, new pole set

$185.00

*Some light fixtures are discontinued from service

Water and Sewer Services

Water base charge, per month

Inside City, 3/4"

$7.72

Inside City, 1"

$18.74

Inside City, 1 1/2"

$29.77

Inside City, 2"

$41.90

Inside City, Over 2"

$83.79

Outside City, 3/4"

$11.03

Outside City, 1"

$25.36

Outside City, 1 1/2"

$40.79

Outside City, 2"

$57.33

Outside City, Over 2"

$115.76

Water usage charges, per hundred cubic feet

Inside City, First 20,000 cubic feet

$2.05

Inside City, Over 20,000 cubic feet

$1.68

Outside City, First 20,000 cubic feet

$3.03

Outside City, Over 20,000 cubic feet

$2.50

Sewer usage calculation

85% of water usage

Sewer usage calculation, Granite mfg.

24% of water usage

Sewer base charge, per month

Inside City, First 5,000 cubic feet

$7.61

Inside City, Next 15,000 cubic feet

$26.78

Inside City, Over 20,000 cubic feet

$74.16

Oustide City, First 5,000 cubic feet

$11.02

Outside City, Next 15,000 cubic feet

$37.08

Outside City, Over 20,000 cubic feet

$99.91

Sewer usage charges, per hundred cubic feet

Inside City, First 20,000 cubic feet

$2.89

Inside City, Over 20,000 cubic feet

$2.50

Outside City, First 20,000 cubic feet

$3.63

Outside City, Over 20,000 cubic feet

$2.93

Water Taps

3/4" tap

$650.00

1" tap

$850.00

1 1/2" tap

$900.00

2" tap

$1,200.00

Over 2" tap

Cost plus 10%

Sewer Taps

$650.00

Additional installation for water/sewer taps – street cuts, patches, bores, lines

$100 plus $12.50 per foot

Removing rock or obstructions, hauling

Cost plus 5%

To convert rate per 100 cu. ft. to rate per 1,000 gallons, divide rate per 100 cu. ft. by 748 & multiply by 1,000.

Solid Waste Fees

Residential Poly-kart collection, monthly

Inside City Limits

$20.00

Outside City Limits

$22.00

Commercial Poly-kart collection, monthly

$25.50

Commercial dumpster collection, monthly

2 cubic yard, per weekly pickup

$52.00

4 cubic yard, per weekly pickup

$84.00

6 cubic yard, per weekly pickup

$108.00

8 cubic yard, per weekly pickup

$140.00

We offer 1, 2 or 3 pick ups per week

Poly-kart container (purchase)

$85.00

Dumpster sales

Cost + 10%

Dumpster lease, monthly

2 cubic yard

$8.50

4 cubic yard

$10.50

6 cubic yard

$13.00

8 cubic yard

$15.00