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Residential Utility Rates
Residential Utility Charges Inside the City
Type of Fee
Cost
Water Base (plus water usage as described below) $17.30
10% Utility Service Tax on Water Base   
$1.73
Sewer Base (plus $6.23 per 1,000 gallons of water usage)  
$9.33
Trash Base $18.00
Stormwater Fee $5.25
Total Base Charges $51.61

Water Cost
Gallons Used Cost per 1,000 Gallons
Under 2,000
$4.69
2,001-8,000 $7.30
8,001  and over
$8.83

With home business tax receipt trash charges change to $27.91 except if it is a hair salon or barber shop then water and sewer rates change to commercial.

Residential Utility Charges Outside of the City
$25.95 Water Base (plus water usage as described below)

Water Cost
Gallons Used Cost per 1,000 Gallons
Under 2,000
$7.04
2,001-8,000 $10.96
8,001 and over
$13.24

Monthly Utility Bill & Past Due Information
All meters are read at regular monthly intervals and bills are based on actual readings. Monthly bills are prepared and calculated once per month and mailed out on the last business day of the month.

If a bill is not paid by the due date, the account shall be considered past due and a penalty of 10% shall be imposed. If the bill together with the penalty is not paid in full by the next bill date the balance due shall accrue interest at a rate of 1.5% and the amount in arrears and the new charges will appear on the subsequent bill. The total amount of charges and penalties shown on such bill with an amount in arrears must be paid by the due date or service will be subject to immediate disconnection.

The service shall not be resumed until all charges and penalties are paid together with a turn-on charge.

How to Test for Leaks in Your Home
  1. Turn off all water using appliances and fixtures inside and outside your home.
  2. Locate your water meter at the front of your property (usually in plastic meter box)
  3. Write down the numbers showing beneath the glass cover
  4. Wait 20 minutes without using any water
  5. Check the meter again; If the numbers have changed from the previous reading, you have a leak

Contact Information
For questions or concerns, please send an email to utility billing.