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RATE CHANGE | Effective 11/15 & 11/30/17 Bills

 

*****NEW RATES APPROVED 10/10/17. THEY WILL BE REFLECTED ON THE 11/15/17 AND 11/30/17 BILLS*****

****NEW RATES APPROVED ON 10/10/17. THESE WILL BE REFLECTED ON THE 11/15/17 AND 11/30/17 BILLS****

This is the first increase since November 2015 and is necessary in order to operate and maintain your Water/Sewer lines.

THIS IS THE FIRST INCREASE SINCE NOVEMBER 2015

EXHIBIT 1

TO USER CHARGE ORDINANCE FOR WEST JACKSON COUNTY UTILITY DISTRICT

UTILITY SERVICE CHARGES EFFECTIVE 10-10-17

The following rate system shall apply to each user. This system includes the user charge as established herein and the charge for debt service and recovery of other costs, each based on volume of flow.

WATER RATE SCHEDULE

Residential District Rate Non-District Rate

Base Volume, up to 3,000 Gallons ...................... $21.12 .................... $25.24

Each 1,000 Gal over Base Volume ........................ $3.09 ...................... $3.09

* Residential meters shall be 5/8" x 3/4", or 1"

*District residential customers not yet metered will be assessed $28.84/month flat rate for water service

Commercial *

Meter Size Base Volume Base Rate

1" and Smaller .......... 6,000 Gallons .................... $39.66

1-1/2" .................... 12,000 Gallons .................... $74.16

2" .......................... 18,000 Gallons .................. $109.18

3" .......................... 40,000 Gallons .................. $232.78

4" .......................... 60,000 Gallons .................. $361.53

6" .......................... 120,000 Gallons .................. $721.00

8" .......................... 192,000 Gallons ............... $1,118.58

Each 1,000 Gallon Over Base Volume .................. $3.09

*Commercial rate also includes schools, fire departments, public buildings, and hotels.

Irrigation & Pools * Residential Rate Commercial Rate

Base Meter Charge ................................................ $3.35 .........................N/A

5/8" Meter Base Meter Charge ............................... N/A ...................... $3.35

1" Meter Base Meter Charge ............................... N/A ...................... $4.12

1 ½" Meter Base Meter Charge ............................... N/A ...................... $7.01

2" Meter Base Meter Charge ............................... N/A ...................... $8.86

Each 1,000 Gal over Base Meter Charge ............... $3.09 ...................... $3.09

*Pool drains must be confirmed to discharge exclusively to lawn or wooded areas w/o connection to sewers

SEWER RATE SCHEDULE

Residential District Rate Non-District Rate

Base Volume, up to 3,000 Gallons ...................... $30.25 .................... $35.25

Each 1,000 Gallon Over Base Volume .................. $2.49 ...................... $2.49

JCUA Treatment Charge per 1,000 Gallons .......... $2.99** .................. $2.99**

* District residential customers w/o a water meter will be assessed a $52.02/month flat rate for sewer services

* Non-District residential customers w/o a water meter will be assessed a $59.23/month flat rate for sewer services

** JCUA Treatment Charge is adjusted annually concurrently with annual JCUA adjustment

Commercial

Meter Size Base Volume Base Rate

1" and Smaller ...... 6,000 Gallons ............. $56.65

1-1/2" ................... 12,000 Gallons .................... $87.55

2" .......................... 18,000 Gallons .................. $119.48

3" .......................... 40,000 Gallons .................. $224.54

4" .......................... 60,000 Gallons .................. $335.78

6" .......................... 120,000 Gallons .................. $643.75

8" .......................... 192,000 Gallons .................. $968.20

Each 1,000 Gallon Over Base Volume .................. $2.49

JCUA Treatment Charge per 1,000 Gallons …….. $2.99**

Commercial Maintenance Plan (if approved equip)$20.00

* Commercial rate also includes schools, fire departments, public buildings, and hotels.

** JCUA Treatment Charge is adjusted annually concurrently with annual Jackson County Utility Authority adjustment

CONNECTION FEES

Capacity Water Sewer

Residential ......................................... per dwelling unit $900.00 $900.00

Apartments/Condos/Trailer Parks ....... per unit $600.00 $600.00

Motel/Hotel ......................................... per unit $300.00 $300.00

All Other Commercial ........................ per meter size

5/8" $900.00 $900.00

1" $2,250.00 $2,250.00

1 ½" $4,500.00 $4,500.00

2" $7,200.00 $7,200.00

3" $14,400.00 $14,400.00

4" $22,500.00 $22,500.00

6" $45,000.00 $45,000.00

8" $72,000.00 $72,000.00

Water Tapping

Residential (5/8" x ¾")* .......... per dwelling unit ... $600.00** + directional drilling labor & equipment costs

Commercial ............................. per connection . ........................ equal to cost of labor, material and equipment by District

* 1" meter tapping fees are greater due to cost of materials

** Adjusted automatically to reflect the District’s current pricing for the equipment

Sewer Tapping

Residential (Gravity) ............... per dwelling unit ....... $250.00 + directional drilling costs if service is across public street

Residential (Grinder Station) ... per dwelling unit $1,780.00** + directional drilling costs if service is across public street

Commercial ............................. per connection ......................... equal to cost of labor, material and equipment by District

Inspection Fee .......................... per connection ........... $50.00

** Adjusted automatically to reflect the District’s current pricing for the equipment

MISCELLANEOUS FEES

Service Fees

Returned Checks ............................................................. $30.00

Late Charge Fee .............................................................. 10% of existing bill

Copy Requests of District Documents ............................ $2.50 per page

Site Service Survey Fee * ............................................... $50.00

Meter Tampering Fee ..................................................... $150.00

Disconnect Processing Fee (during hours of operation) . $35.00

Disconnect Processing Fee (after hours) ......................... $60.00

* Includes the following: site survey to issue intent to serve document, customer-requested meter data logging (one "free" annually)

Deposits

Residential - three times the prevailing monthly base charge

Commercial - two times the prevailing monthly base charge (based upon meter size)