Rates

Electric

(effective 01/07/19)

(PCA effective 01/01/2021)

  • Residential Sales Tax :: Inside City Limits: 2.00% of total electric charges; Outside City Limits: None
  • Commercial Sales Tax :: Inside City Limits: 8.25% of total electric charges; Outside City Limits: 6.25% of total electric charges
Customer Charge (per month) Demand Charge (per kW) Energy Charge (per kWh) Power Cost Adjustment (per kWh) Transmission Cost of Service (per kWh) Minimum Bill
Residential Service $24.80 $0.0958 $0.01375 $0.00
Small General Service $50.00 $0.0902 $0.01375 $0.00
School Service $200.00 $0.1150 $0.01375 $0.00
Municipal Water &
Wastewater Pumping
$195.00 $19.58 $0.04504 $0.01375 $0.00
Large General Service $175.00 $11.00* $0.06543 $0.01375 $0.00 $725.00
Industrial $350.00 $16.00** $0.05648 $0.01375 $0.00 $8,350.00
Large Industrial Service $510.00 $19.25*** $0.05317 $0.01375 $0.00 $39,010.00
Municipal Service $132.00 $0.0700 $0.01375 $0.00
Lighting Service

High Pressure Sodium Lighting (HPL)

100 Watt HPL (35kWh) 200 Watt HPL (71 kWh) 250 Watt HPL (86 kWh) 400 Watt HPL (137 kWh)
Security Lighting $8.50 $14.50 $16.70 $23.50
Municipal Street Lighting $5.09 $9.29 $11.13 $17.33
Retail Street Lighting $5.26 $9.75 $11.64 $18.17
Water

Base Rates
(effective 04/01/2024)

Customer Charge (per month) Inside City Limits Outside City Limits
5/8 inch meter $27.30 $32.85
3/4 inch meter $40.95 $49.25
1 inch meter $68.25 $82.10
1 1/2 inch meter $136.50 $164.15
2 inch meter $273.00 $328.35
3 inch meter $655.20 $788.00
4 inch meter $1,146.60 $1,379.00
6 inch meter $2,511.60 $3,020.65
8 inch meter $4,368.00 $5,253.35
Fire Hydrant $655.20 $788.00
Residential Water Rates (effective 10/01/2022)* Cost is per 1,000 gallons
(1,000 gallons) Volumetric Rate
Up to and including 7,000 gallons $2.30
Over 7,001 gallons, up to and including 15,000
gallons
$3.45
Over 15,001 gallons, up to and including 25,000
gallons
$6.05
Over 25,001 gallons $10.60
Non-Residential Volumetric Water Rates (effective 10/01/2022)*Cost is per 1,000 gallons
Meter Size Tier 1 Rate Tier 2 Rate Tier 2 Threshold
Small Commercial <2″ $3.05 $8.20 300,001 gallons
Large Commercial 2″ $3.05 $8.20 600,001 gallons
Large Commercial 3″ $3.05 $8.20 900,001 gallons
Large Commercial 4″ $3.05 $8.20 4,000,001 gallons
Large Commercial 6″ $3.05 $8.20 6,000,001 gallons
Large Commercial 8″ $3.05 $8.20 8,000,001 gallons
Manufacturing <8″ $3.05
Municipal Interruptible $3.05
Restaurant $3.05
Evaporative Cooling $3.05
Fire Flow $3.05
Irrigation Only $5.05 $10.80 500,001 gallons
Fire Hydrant Meter $10.75

*Residential low-income discount of 30 percent is available to customers who can provide us with verifiable proof of participation in the Medicaid Program by a permanent resident in the household.

Non-Potable Rates
*Rates take effect Oct. 1, 2023    *Cost is per 1,000 gallons
Reclaimed Water $1.60
Multifamily (Master Metered) Water Rates
*Rates take effect Oct. 1, 2023    *Cost is per 1,000 gallons
Inside city Limits | October 1, 2023* Outside city limits | October 1, 2023*
Base $27.30 x Unit Count $32.85 x Unit Count
Tier 1 Unit Count x 7,000 gallons $2.30
Tier 2 Unit Count x 8,000 above Tier 1 $3.45
Tier 3 Unit Count x 10,000 above Tier 2 $6.05
Tier 4 all flows above Tier 3 $10.60
RV (Master Metered with oversized meter for fire flow) Water Rates
8 spots = one 3/4″ Single Family Unit
*Rates take effect Oct. 1, 2023    *Cost is per 1,000 gallons
Inside city Limits | October 1, 2023* Outside city limits | October 1, 2023*
Base $40.95 x 1/8th the number of Dwelling Units $49.25 x 1/8th the number of Dwelling Units
Tier 1 Unit Count x 7,000 gallons $2.30 $2.30
Tier 2 Unit Count x 8,000 above Tier 1 $3.45 $3.45
Tier 3 Unit Count x 10,000 above Tier 2 $6.05 $6.05
Tier 4 all flows above Tier 3 $10.60 $10.60
Wastewater
Wastewater Rate Schedule (effective 04/01/2024)
Customer Charge Inside City Limits
(per month)
Volumetric Charge
(per 1000 gals)
Customer Charge Outside City Limits
(per month)
Volumetric Charge
(per 1000 gals)
Residential Service
Single family /
Domestic use only
$48.85 N/A $56.20 N/A
Small Commercial Service
4″ sewer line /
3/4″ wtr mtr /
10 fixtures or less /
must be requested in writing
$48.85 N/A $56.20 N/A
Commercial Service
6″ or smaller sewer line
$73.85 $4.25 $85.00 $4.85
Multi Family Service
8″ or larger sewer line
2/3 (0.666) of Residential Rate = $32.53 x # of Dwelling Units 2/3 (0.666) of Residential Rate = $37.43 x # of Dwelling Units
Large Commercial Service
8″ or larger sewer line
$131.15 $4.25 $150.90 $4.85
Industrial Strength Commercial
BOD over 250 / food
processing or high level of oil
or chemicals in the discharge
$101.90 $4.25 $113.05 $4.85
Large Industrial Strength
BOD over 250 / food
processing or high level of oil
or chemicals in the discharge
$159.20 $4.25 $178.90 $4.85

*Residential low-income discount of 20 percent is available to customers who can provide us with verifiable proof of participation in the Medicaid Program by a permanent resident in the household.

**Volumetric Charge is per 1,000 gallons multiplied by the customer’s wastewater strength factor. An annual wastewater sample and pretreatment renewal by the City is used to determine the Industrial Users wastewater strength factor. The wastewater strength factor remains in effect for a 12-month period following the sample results, or until replaced by a wastewater strength factor calculated as a result of a more recent sample. 

Garbage Rates

(Rates effective 11/01/2023)

All customers inside City limits must pay for solid waste service. All customers outside City limits who receive City utilities and live on a City solid waste route may select City solid waste pickup.

Sales Tax on Garbage Service: Residential and Commercial
Inside City Limits: 8.25%
Outside City Limits: 6.25%
Residential Rate: Inside City Limits – $22.69 (with recycling)
Outside City Limits – $31.31 (cart only)
Non-Residential Rate: Varies – Rates will be set by type, amount and frequency of service.

Click here for a breakdown of all solid waste rates.

Stormwater Drainage Fees (effective 10/01/15)

(effective 10/01/15)
Residential Inside City Limits: $6.50 per month

Non-Residential Inside City Limits: $6.50 per unit (2,808 sq ft)

All residential customers within the city limits must pay a monthly charge of $6.50. Non-residential customers within the city limits must pay $6.50 per unit (2,808 square feet) which is calculated on the total square footage of impervious cover on the property.

Utility Deposit Requirements and Service Charges
  • Residential Deposit – $150.00 (cash, check or credit card); Will be waived with qualifying 12- month letter of credit from a previous metered utility provider or by signing up for auto draft.
  • Non-Residential Deposit – 2x average billing. May substitute a Letter of Credit from a bank or surety bond.  Will waive with a qualifying 36-month letter of credit.
  • Utility Account Setup Fee (move in) – $75.00
  • Service Trip Fee $120.00
  • Same Day Connect (move-in) – $195 ($75 + $120 trip fee)
  • Disconnect Service Charge for Delinquent Bill or Insufficient Check (Reconnect Fee) – $95
  • After Hours Reconnect Fee – $125.00 (additional) Requests received after 4pm
  • Meter Tampering Fee – $585.00 + any possible damage parts/components per incident
  • Payment Plan Administration Fee – $15.00
  • Temporary Meter Charge – $215.00 (Applies where there is no meter pedestal available)
  • Late Payment – 10%
  • Insufficient Check Charge – $30.00
  • Water Meter Test (3rd Party Cost) – $85.00
  • Electric Meter Test – single phase (3rd party cost) – $42.00
  • Electric Meter Test – three phases + demand (3rd party cost) – $50.00
  • Credit Cards: Discover, VISA and MasterCard accepted
  • Online payments accepted
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