Unless a utility is abandoned under CMC 13.10.040, the minimum monthly charges for all services will apply for each utility.Utility Rates were recently updated by Ordinance 662-22.
The amount billed will include a 6% tax
calculated on gross revenue of the water utility. Click here to view the Town-Limits Map. Water Rates:The minimum monthly charge for water service is based on your meter size and includes usage up to 350 cubic feet/month, plus excess any usage.
Sewer Rates:Monthly Minimum Base Charge:
|Usage (in excess of 350 cu. ft./mo)||$2.65/100 cu. ft. or part thereof||$3.40/100 cu. ft. or part thereof|
$ 85.00 per month, multiplied by each unit set forth in (a) below, plus the Sewer Volume Charge:
$ 0.20 per 1 cubic foot or part thereof (based on the winter-average water consumption set forth in (b) below). (e.g. the monthly sewer bill for a single-family dwelling with a winter-average of 600 cf or less shall be $85.00; or $105.00 for 700 cf winter-average.) a)
Monthly minimum base charge: shall be applied as one unit per month for all sewer accounts; except for accounts classified as: i.
“Multiple-family (multifamily) dwelling”, then the minimum monthly charge shall apply for each residential unit being billed on the same water meter account. (e.g. an account with 3 residential units shall have 3 base charges per month.) ii.
“Multiple-residential/commercial unit”, then the minimum monthly charge shall apply for the first commercial unit and for each residential unit being billed on the same water meter account. (e.g. an account with 2 commercial units and 3 residential units shall have 4 base charges per month.) b)
Sewer Volume Charge: There is hereby imposed upon all premises for which the Town provides sewer services and on which water is consumed, a sewer volume charge for sewer services which
shall be added to the established monthly minimum charge and billed as a combined flat rate charge for sewer service each month of the following fiscal year. The sewer volume charge shall be calculated by multiplying the sewer volume charge by the winter-average calculated based on the measured volume of water from all sources consumed on the premises. It is the intent of this section to calculate sewer volume charges based on water that should enter the sewerage system, and not on water used exclusively for irrigation or sprinkling.Sewer winter-averages
for the following user classes and/or specific accounts shall be calculated in the following manner: 1)
Standard winter-average: based on the average of metered water consumption, excluding the first 600 cf, during a consecutive three-month period, after December 1st and before March 1st. 2)
Special winter-average: The following accounts and/or user classifications shall have a winter-usage established as follows: (a)
“Multiple-family (multifamily) dwelling”: based on the average of metered water consumption, excluding the first 600 cf per each residential unit, during a consecutive three-month period after December 1st and before March 1st. (e.g. an account with 3 residential units shall have the first 1,800 cf excluded.) (b)
“Multiple-residential/commercial unit”: based on the average of metered water consumption, excluding the first 600 cf per each residential unit, during a consecutive three-month period after December 1st and before March 1st. (e.g. an account with 2 commercial units and 3 residential units shall have the first
1,800 cf excluded.)New Connections/Hook-Up Fees, plus actual labor & materials for installations:
Other fees that may apply to utilities, include:
$3,000 for water only
$3,000 for sewer only
$5,000 for water only
$5,000 for sewer only
$8,000 for sewer on Boege Road Sewer Extension
|$100.00 for new service "turn-on" fee|
$30.00 for existing service "turn-on/off" fee
$30.00 late payments
$32.00 NSF payment
$100.00 refundable deposit (water OR sewer only)
$200.00 refundable deposit (water AND sewer)
(1) Any connection to any utility governed by this title shall expire one year from the date of approval unless: (a) It has been activated and is a currently maintained utility account with the town; or (b) Was issued in conjunction with a building permit that is still active and valid under the provision of CMC Title 15. (2) If an active utility account is not kept current under the town’s utility billing practices for a period of one year, it shall be considered abandoned and any system capacity attributed to such a connection shall revert to the town. Once a utility connection is deemed abandoned the new connection to service fee will be required to reestablish service.