Utilities


We accept payments either by check, money order or cash. We do not accept debit/credit card payments at this time. However, City Hall now has an ATM for your convenience.

Payments may be made in person at: Tieton City Hall, 418 Maple St., Tieton, WA.

or mailed to :
                              City of Tieton
                              P.O. Box 357
                             Tieton, WA  98947

There is a night drop box for your convenience located at City Hall. All payments made through the drop box will be posted on the following business day.

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

400c.f. = $35.51 base charge per month.

100c.f. = $1.34 each 100c.f. over base amount

6% utility tax on base and overage apply

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

Sewer Rate

1000c.f. = $47.94 base charge per month

100c.f. = $4.79 per 100c.f. over base amount

6% utility tax on base and overage apply

Sewer rate is based on 1000c.f. per month. If the water consumption goes over 1000c.f. the sewer rate is billed in additional increments of 100c.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 = $13.16 each cart

Extras = $1.86 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: $109.12 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.

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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….

 

 

Before digging please request a line locate at 1-800-424-5555. This is a free service and asks for 2 days notice before digging.