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Posted on: January 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Plan Ahead: New Utility Rates/Taxes

Attention ratepayers: Your utility bills are changing in 2020 to support ongoing City services.  The changes reflect previously adopted rate increase on water, sewer and stormwater utilities, plus an increase in the utility tax rate.

See the 2020 utility rate chart online.

Utility tax rates:

  • Water: 3% (previously 2.33%)
  • Sewer: 3% (previously 0%)
  • Storm: 3% (previously 0%)

For an average single-family residence, here’s an example of the changes to a bi-monthly consumption:


2019

2020


Water Cost

$78.74

$81.49


Utility Tax

$1.83

$2.44






Sewer Cost

$127.30

$130.44


Utility Tax

$0.00

$3.91






Stormwater Cost

$32.94

$33.92


Utility Tax

$0.00

$1.02






Total

$240.81

$253.23


Average consumption from the City’s 2018 Water Study for a single-family residence is 12 ccf for water and 10 ccf for sewer. 




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