Monthly Billing & Payment Methods

Water & Sewer Charges

The water and sewer rates are billed in two parts: meter/base charge and volume/usage charge. Meter/base charges cover overhead costs such as:

  • Reading and maintaining the meter
  • Account maintenance and billing
  • Mailing bills and processing

The volume/usage charge is billed in thousands of gallons and determined by the amount of water used. This charge covers variable costs such as:

  • Chemicals
  • Cleaning the sewer system
  • Electric power
  • Facility maintenance
  • Purchased water
  • Repair of water and sewer mains
  • Sewer treatment

Storm Water Drainage Fee

This fee funds the City’s Storm Water Utility to meet requirements of an unfunded federal mandate to control Storm Water pollution. The Storm Water Drainage Fee for residential customers is a flat fee. The fee for commercial customers is based on land size. This fee funds Storm Water control efforts such as:

  • Annual Street Sweeping
  • Clean up Day
  • Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
  • Increased Surveillance, Investigation
  • Prosecution of Illegal Dumping
  • Storm Drainage Maintenance

Water Bill Payment Methods

The City will accept payments in cash, check, money order or credit card (Visa and Master Card only). Payments may be made by:

Bill Due Date Reminder

Due date is on or before the 15th of each month. To avoid late penalties please submit payment on or before this date.