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Utility Rates

Following citizen input in 2015, the Council approved six years of utility rates dedicated to replacing aging water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure as part of a long-term plan. The following represents an average, monthly residential utility bill:

Sanitation 96 gallon container $23.30
Recycling 96 gallon container $4.76
Water 3/4” meter, plus 1500 cubic feet or 11,221 gallons $67.90
Wastewater Residential service $54.60
Stormwater Equivalent residential unit $11.90
Monthly total
$162.46

Landfill Rates

Effective March 7, 2018 - For additional information, contact the Landfill at 509.527.4591

Uncovered/Unsecured Load Surcharge $20.00
All vehicles Loads less than 300 lbs. $13.50/load
Loads greater than or equal to 300 lbs. $89.80/ton

Tires

Passenger car, SUV, pick-up truck without rim $6.00/each
Tractor and heavy equipment without rim $100.00/ton
Passenger car, SUV, pick-up truck with rim $9.00/each
Tractor and heavy equipment with rim $100.00/ton

Asbestos

All vehicles $325.00/ton

Animal Disposal

Animal disposal $89.80/ton
Solid Waste assistance charge (10 minute increments) $16.80

Medical Waste

All medical waste $.16/lb. or $325.00/ton

Refrigerators, Freezers, and Air Conditioners

(Appliances with Compressors)

Disposal Fee $57.60

Televisions and Computer Hardware

Disposal Fee $30.00/each

Cement, Asphalt, Concrete, Soil, or Rock

Any vehicle transporting only cement, asphalt, concrete, or rock. $52.00/ton

If such materials are mixed with other refuse, the highest applicable disposal charges shall apply to the entire load. In addition, loads may be refused, at the sole discretion of the landfill supervisor or designee, if they contain an unacceptable amount of reinforcing steel or other materials.

Compost Rates

Self-Haul Yard Waste $67.00/ton
Municipal Yard Waste $59.60/ton
Retail Compost $25.00/yard
Wholesale Compost $15.00/yard
Topsoil - 50/50 compost/dirt $18.20/yard
Fill Dirt $11.40/yard

Recycling Rates

Effective February 10, 2018

Residential Recycling Rate - every other week service $4.76/month
Additional recycling can available $4.76/month
Carry-out Service $3.71

Sanitation Rates

Effective February 10, 2018 - For service questions, contact Sanitation Customer Service at 509.527.4479.

Residential

96-gallon container - weekly service $23.30/month

Green Waste Container

Weekly service $20.00/month
64-gallon container available only to green waste container collection service subscribers $17.80/month

Commercial Rates

Cont. Size Wkly Pickup Freq. 2 X's Freq. 3 X's Freq. 4 X's Freq. 5 X's Extra Pickup Width
Ear-to-Ear
Height Length
96 Gallon $23.30 $47.80 $72.20 $96.70 $121.10 $15.60 38" dia. 43" n/a
300 Gallon $83.50 $171.20 $258.90 $346.50 $434.20 $49.10 56" dia. 50" n/a
1 Cubic Yard $85.10 $174.40 $270.70 $353.00 $442.30 $49.10 78" 50" 30"
2 Cubic Yard $160.70 $329.40 $498.10 $666.80 $835.50 $63.80 78" 52" 45"
4 Cubic Yard $283.80 $581.80 $879.80 $1177.80 $1475.70 $105.50 78" 48" 96"
6 Cubic Yard $401.20 $823.40 $1245.20 $1666.90 $2088.60 $154.50 78" 48" 11'
8 Cubic Yard $518.60 $1063.10 $1607.60 $2152.10 $2696.50 $197.50 78" 48" 13'

Temporary Drop Boxes

10, 20, and 30 cubic yards available.

Delivery Fee $115.00
Service Fee - minimum service every 2 weeks $151.60
Tonnage Fee $89.80
10-yard Rental 8' wide x 3' high x 16' long $196.20/month or approx. $6.54/day
20-yard Rental 8' wide x 6' high x 17' long $251.40/month or approx. $8.38/day
30-yard Rental 8' wide x 7'6" high x 19' long $301.50/month or approx. $10.05/day

Miscellaneous Fees

Container Placement $4.20
Blocked Containers $4.20
Overfull Containers - Residential $8.00
Carry-out Service $4.40
Plastic Container Delivery / Pickup $15.60
Medical Waste $66.90 plus $.16/lb.
Clean Drop Box Container $38.90

Stormwater Utility Rates

Effective January 1, 2018

Single Family Residence $11.90/month
Duplexes, Triplexes and Quadplexes $5.95/month
All other developed property (multiplied by the number of Equivalent Residential Units) determined by the Utility to be contained in such parcel. $11.90/ERU


Wastewater Rates

Effective January 1, 2018

Rates below are for water utility customers within city limits.

Residential sewer charge for the first 800 cubic feet or less $54.60/month
Multi-family sewer charge for the first 800 cubic feet or less $32.70month
Commercial sewer charge for the first 800 cubic feet or less $53.40/month
Public sewer charge for the first 800 cubic feet or less $64.40/month
Industrial sewer charge for the first 800 cubic feet or less $68.40/month
Plus a consumption charge per 100 cubic feet over the 800 cubic foot minimum
Residential sewer consumption charge $0.00/month
Multi-family sewer consumption charge $0.00/month
Commercial sewer consumption charge $4.70/100 cubic feet
Public sewer consumption charge $5.30/100 cubic feet
Industrial sewer consumption charge $5.70/100 cubic feet

Water Rates

Effective January 1, 2018

Rates based on a ready-to-serve and a consumption charge for utility customers within city limits.

Basic Charges

3/4" meter $37.90/month
1" meter $75.40/month
1 1/2" meter $151.00/month
2" meter $241.60/month
3" meter $452.00/month
4" meter $754.20/month
6" meter $1,516.60/month
8" meter $2,262.60/month
10" meter $3,016.80/month

Consumption Charges

Residential $.002674/gallon
Commercial $.002139/gallon
Industrial $.002139/gallon
Public $.002139/gallon