Utilities

The City accepts check, cash, money order or Credit/Debit card payments. We now are accepting telephone payments as well. Auto-payments may be set up with your banking institute as well.

Water Rates the base rate is $35.70 and extras are 1.49 per 100cf
Sewer Rate base is $52.92 and the extras charge is $5.29 per 100cf
Garbage rate has increased to $14.91 and the extras are $2.08 each

City Rates

All new utility accounts need to provide a current mailing address and a $100.00 deposit at time of application. Applications are to be filled out at City Hall.

Water Rate

400 c.f. = $35.00 base charge per month.

100 c.f. = $1.40 each 100 c.f. over base amount

6% utility tax on base and overage apply

Water rate is based on 400 c.f. per month of usage. Any usage over the base amount is charged at $1.34 per 100 c.f. increments. Per Ordinance #596 a 2% increase will occur on Jan. 1st of each year.

Sewer Rate

1000 c.f. = $51.89 base charge per month

100 c.f. = $5.09 per 100 c.f. over base amount

6% utility tax on base and overage apply

Sewer rate is based on 1000 c.f. per month. If the water consumption goes over 1000 c.f. the sewer rate is billed in additional increments of 100 c.f. at $4.79 per increment. Per Ordinance #596 a 2% increase will occur on Jan. 1st of each year.

Garbage Rate

96-gal. cart = $14.72 each cart

Extras = $2.04 each extra

96-gal carts are provided to the City by Yakima Waste Systems and are picked up each Friday by 6:00 a.m., unless it follows a major holiday, then the pickup service will be on Saturday. Extra bags, boxes, or small garbage cans outside of the 96-gal tote will be charged an extras charge. Garbage rates increase as Yakima Waste Systems requires.

Irrigation Rate

$7.50 per month

Total Minimum Monthly Utility Payment: $115.97 All monthly bills are due by the 15th of each month.

Delinquency charges are added on the 25th of the month in the amount of $15.00.

Shut offs for delinquent accounts are on the 10th of each month.

Irrigation Fees: $7.50 per month, and will reflect on your monthly utility bill.

Please remember that your day to water relates to your numbered house address, for example, 1300 is an even number so the watering days would be on the 2nd, 4th, 6th, etc...,

1311 would be an uneven number so the watering days would be on the 1st, 3rd, 5th, etc....