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Notice of Intention to Change Wastewater Rates Public Hearing June 5, 2018

Post Date:03/08/2018 1:35 PM

The City of Bullhead City is considering increases to sewer rates and the elimination of wastewater payment discounts for E-Bill and Bank Draft and the elimination of Credit for Advanced Payments.  A Rate Study was conducted by Willdan Financial Services and Pat Walker Consulting and presented to the City Council on February 20, 2018.  The documents presented can be found here and here.

The City Council adopted the Resolution of Intention to increase the wastewater rates at the March 6, 2018 Council Meeting.  The Council Communication is here for review.  The City Council may take action on the proposed changes after the 60 day notice period re-scheduled from May 15, 2018 to June 5, 2018.  Notice of Intention is found here.


Wastewater Rate History

 Customer Class  1989 1991   1994  1997  1998  2003 2008-2018 
 Flat Rate/Mo  $18.00  $20.00  $32.00  $32.00  $33.50  $31.00  $31.00
 Flat Rate/Mo $18.00  $20.00  $26.00  $47.00  $49.25  $41.00  $41.00 
 Volume Charge $3.00  $3.00  $3.60  $1.20  $1.20  $1.66  By Classification* 
 Volume Charge Begins  >5K Gal  >5K Gal  >5K Gal  >7K Gal  >1K Gal  >1K Gal  >1K Gal
Volume Charge-Multi-Family              $2.17-$3.70
Volume Charge-Comm. & Industrial              $2.06-$3.28
Volume Charge-Auto              $2.20-$3.84
Volume Charge-Restaurant              $2.57-$5.33
Volume Charge-Grocery              $2.54-$5.21
Volume Charge-Hotel              $2.32-$4.30
Volume Charge-Laundry              $2.01-$3.08
 *Classifications added in 2008.  Volume rates were phased in over four years.

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