Electric Rates

RATES ‐ SEPTEMBER 2022
STANDARD SERVICE ‐  SUMMER PERIOD

Residential Service – Schedule RS

Charge Type Amount
Customer Charge $17.46
Energy Charge First 2,000 kWh 0.10573 $/kWh
Energy Charge Additional kWh 0.10495 $/kWh

Commercial Service – Sschedule GSA

Charge Type Amount
GSA 1
Customer Charge $23.10
Energy Charge 0.12480 $/kWh
GSA 2
Customer Charge $34.73
Demand Charge First 50 kW 0.00 $/kW
Demand Charge Excess over 50 kW 13.33 $/kW
Energy Charge First 15,000 kWh 0.12164 $/kWh
Energy Charge Additional kWh 0.07930 $/kWh
GSA 3
Customer Charge $94.44
Demand Charge First 1,000 kW 12.36 $/kW
Demand Charge Excess over 1,000 kW 12.17 $/kW
Energy Charge 0.07944 $/kWh

Outdoor Lighting Service – Schedule LS Part A and B

Charge Type Amount
Energy Charge 0.08114 $/kWh

Water Rates

Current as of October 2018 and in accordance with Ordinance 2013-21, approved by the Board of Alderman on December 17, 2013.

Charge Type Amount
Inside the City:
Minimum Charge: $7.10
Over 2,000 gallons: $3.55 per thousand gallons
Outside the City*:
Minimum Charge: $9.74
Over 2,000 gallons: $4.87 per thousand gallons
Non-metered Customers:
Flat Rate $24.30 per month

For customers on a water system which is either (1) not metered or (2) metered but which meter readings are not accessible to the city, a flat rate of $24.30 per month shall be charged for water. The city may install meters and charge these customers metered rates when feasible.

*There is an additional surcharge for those water system customers lying outside the City limits but within certain areas formerly certificated by Bell Utility. Water customers with usage metered at under 3,000 gallons shall be charged a $4.00 monthly fee. Water customers with a usage metered at 3,000 gallons and above shall be charged a $6.00 monthly fee.

Sewer Rates

Current as of October 2018 and in accordance with Ordinance 2013-21, approved by the Board of Alderman on December 17, 2013.

Charge Type Amount
Inside the City:
Minimum Charge: $9.44
Over 2,000 gallons: $4.72 per thousand gallons
Outside the City*:
Minimum Charge: $10.94
Over 2,000 gallons: $5.47 per thousand gallons
Non-metered Customers:
Flat Rate $27.35 per month

For customers on a sewer system which is either (1) not metered or (2) metered but which meter readings are not accessible to the city, a flat rate of $27.35 per month shall be charged for sewer. The city may install meters and charge these customers metered rates when feasible.

*There is an additional surcharge for those sewer system customers lying outside the City limits but within certain areas formerly certificated by Bell Utility in the amount of $6.00 per month per sewer utility bill.

Deposit Rates

Residential

Residential utility accounts shall have set deposit amounts for the following utilities provided: Sanitation, Water, Sewer and *Electric. For accounts with more than one utility service provided, the amounts below shall be added for each applicable utility. Prior to mailing a deposit check, please contact our office to determine which utilities are available at your location and the total deposit amount required. In addition to a utility deposit, a $15 service fee is required to establish/transfer utility service.

Utility Service Amount
Sanitation $25
Water $50
Sewer $50
Electric $150

Commercial / Industrial

Commercial electric and water deposit amounts shall be twice the average estimated monthly bill for the location requesting service (Example: average monthly bill x 2 = required deposit amount)

For accounts in which the usage can’t be estimated (insufficient data, change in use at service location, etc.) the following minimum deposit amounts shall apply:

Utility Service Amount
Water, Sewer & Sanitation $125
Electric $225

Short-Term

Short Term Deposit shall apply to customers wishing to connect utility service for a short time frame (<30 days). For accounts with more than one utility service provided, the amounts below shall be added for each applicable utility.

Utility Service Amount
Residential Water, Sewer & Sanitation $25
Residential Electric $50
Commercial Water, Sewer & Sanitation $125
Commercial Electric $225