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RESOLUTION NO. 2008-04-01
MORRISTOWN UTILITIES COMMISSION WATER RATES

The following is the Water Rate Schedule as adopted by the Morristown Utilities Commission to be effective on meters billed on or after July 1, 2010.

Water Usage Rate: Effective 7/1/09 INSIDE CITY OUTSIDE CITY
Customer Charge $4.65 $4.65
First - 50,000 Gallons $2.05/K Gal. $4.10/K Gal.
Next - 50,000 Gallons $1.80/K Gal. $3.60/K Gal.
Over - 100,000 Gallons $1.60/K Gal. $3.20/K Gal.
     
Minimum Bill: Effective 7/1/09 INSIDE CITY OUTSIDE CITY
2,000 gallon minimum    
5/8 in. meter $8.75 $12.85
3/4 in. meter $9.25 $13.35
1 in. meter $10.00 $14.10
1 1/2 in meter $11.50 $15.60
2 in. meter $16.00 $20.10
3 in. meter $61.00 $65.10
4 in. meter $71.00 $75.10
6 in. meter $101.00 $105.10
8 in. meter $114.30 $118.40

WTP Facility Investment Charge:  Effective 7/1/08
A Facility Investment Charge of $0.23/per thousand gallons usage shall be applied to recover the debt service expense associated with the cost of increasing capacity of the Water Treatment Plant.  This charge is determined by dividing the projected annual debt service by the actual sales gallons for the previous fiscal year.

Meter Tap Fees:  Effective 4/1/14
Where water service is available the following tap fees shall apply.  Those fees are the same whether inside the city limits or outside city limits.

SIZE:  TAP FEES:
5/8 Inch  $750.00
3/4 Inch  $800.00
1 Inch  $1,000.00
1 1/2 Inch $2,000.00
2 Inch  $2,500.00
3 Inch  $6,500.00


Larger or special requirements Water Taps shall be charged at actual cost, but in no case less than the current rates.  Any special charges for boring will be added to the fees stated above.

Sprinkler Tap Fees:  Effective 4/1/14
Where fire protection service is available the following tap fees shall apply.  These Fees are the same whether inside the city limits or outside the city limits.  Any special charges for boring will be added to the fees stated above.

SIZE                SPRINKLER TAP FEES:
2 Inch               $1,500.00
4 Inch               $3,000.00
6 Inch               $3,400.00
8 Inch               $4,000.00
10 Inch             $5,000.00
12 Inch             $6,000.00

Private Fire Protection Service Charge:  Effective 7/1/98
Private Fire Protection service charge shall be calculated using the table below based on customers fire line connection size:

SIZE                MONTHLY                 ANNUAL
4"                     $ 25.00                    $300.00
6"                     $ 40.00                    $480.00
8"                     $ 50.00                    $600.00
10"                   $100.00                 $1,200.00
12"                   $125.00                 $1,500.00

Water Reconnection Fees:  Effective 7/1/98
Meter Cut-off (Non-pay) $25.00
Reconnection after hours $50.00
 
Water Service Fees:  Effective 11/1/09
Returned Check  $25.00
Connect Service During Office Hours $25.00
Residential Deposit Inside City $20.00
Residential Deposit Outside city  $40.00
Commercial Deposit Inside City Two times average monthly bill
Commercial Deposit Outside City Two times average monthly bill
Backflow Inspection Fee $40.00
Water Meter Spud Fee $150.00
Customer Compliance w Rules Repairs $50.00
Meter Test   $25.00


Sewer Fees:  Effective 4/01/14

Inside City
$9.17 per thousand gallons of water first 10 million used  
$5.00 per thousand gallons of water over 10 million  
$18.34 minimum bill per month (2,000 gals.)
   
Outside City  
$18.34 per thousand gallons of water used  
$10.00 per thousand gallons of water over 10 million  
$73.36 minimum bill per month (4,000 gals.)  
   
Wells  
Inside $9.17 x 5,000 gal = $45.85
Outside $18.34 x 5,000 gal = $91.70
   

 

 

Water Meter Size/Sewer Tap Fee: INSIDE CITY OUTSIDE CITY
Effective 9/1/13    
5/8 Inch $ 1,800.00 $ 3,600.00
1 Inch $ 3,600.00 $ 7,200.00
1-1/2 Inch $10,000.00 $20,000.00
2 Inch $15,000.00 $30,000.00
3 Inch $25,000.00 $50,000.00
4 Inch $40,000.00 TBD
5 Inch $50,000.00 TBD
     

Apartments, condominiums, mobile home parks:
a. Individually metered units: In accordance with
the above schedule per unit.
b. One meter serving multiple units: The 5/8 inch
rate per unit.

Note: When MUC is required to add pipe-work to accommodate the connection, the actual cost of said construction shall be addd to the above fee.

The applicant shall bear all costs associated with extending the sewer line to serve outside corporate limit locations.

If any user upgrades their water meter to a larger size, the user shall pay a connection fee which is equal to the difference between the fee for the existing meter size and fee for hte larger meter size.

If the Morristown Utilities Commission discontinues water service for non-payment of a billing or any other reason, and the water is turned on without authority of MUC, the utilities shall have the right to discontinue service, remove or lock out the meter, and charge for costs incurred in discontinuing service, plus the cost of a replacement meter, if required.

Upon completion of installation of a water meter for service, the costumer is allowed 15 days in which to prepare their premises for water service.  If after the 15 days, a customer has not completed their plumbing, billing will begin with the next billing cycle based on a minimum bill calculation.  Rates are subject to the Rules and Regulations of The Morristown Utilities Commission.