Utility Rates

This rate schedule is furnished for your information and convenient reference.  The complete rate schedule, rules and regulations pertaining to them are on file at City Hall and are available for inspection.

BILLING

All bills are rendered monthly and are DUE ON RECEIPT.  If payment is not received at the Utilities’ Office by the due date printed on the bill that account shall be assessed a late payment penalty of 10% of the amount of the current bill.

DELINQUENCY

Any utility bill, which is not paid by the due date, shall, upon written notice, be disconnected without further notice.  If you dispute the amount due, you may request a hearing before the Redwood Falls City Council.  If disconnection of service is made, the following sums shall be charged for the reconnection of service for each utility: $45 for Electric and $37.50 for Water if the reconnection is made during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; or $110 for each utility service if reconnection is made after 4:00 p.m. No reconnections will be done after 8:00 p.m.

DEPOSITS

A $225 utility service deposit or letter of credit, a completed utility application and a copy of photo identification for each applicant is required for ALL accounts. Please refer to the City of Redwood Falls Public Utilities Customer Policies and Procedures pamphlet for further explanation.

ELECTRIC RATES

Resolution No. 58 of 2016
Effective 01/01/17 for electricity billed in January 2017 and payable in February 2017

RESIDENTIAL SERVICE:

$ 8.38            Flat Customer Charge
$ 0.094          Energy per KWH

COMMERCIAL SERVICE:

  • Small Commercial (demand is less than 49 KW):

$12.11           Flat Customer Charge
$ 0.102          Energy per KWH

  • Large Commercial (between 50-249 KW demand):

$17.57            Flat Customer Charge
$13.25            per KW Demand
$ 0.033           Energy per KWH

INDUSTRIAL SERVICE:  (demand is more that 250 KW):

$17.57            Flat Customer Charge
$14.33            per KW Demand
$ 0.033           Energy per KWH

ENERGY COST ADJUSTMENT BASE:                  $  0.0501 (effective 01-01-2011)

SECURITY LIGHTING (in city limits):                      $  5.15            per light per month

AREA LIGHTING:

100 watt                    $  5.15             per light per month
150 watt                    $  9.07             per light per month
250 watt                    $11.99             per light per month
400 watt                    $15.57             per light per month
1000 watt                  $34.23             per light per month

Questions regarding electric service or requirements should be directed to the Public Utilities billing department at (507) 637-5755.

WATER, SANITARY SEWER & STORM SEWER RATES

Resolution No. 59 of 2016
Effective 01/01/17 for water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer charges billed in January 2017 and payable in February 2017

CITY WATER SERVICE:

$150.00          Hook up fee for new service.
$    5.01          per 100 cubic feet per month.
$  10.38          per meter for monthly base charge.

CITY SEWER SERVICE:

$150.00          Hook up fee for new service.
$    3.03           per 100 cubic feet of water used for monthly usage charge.
$    9.28           per meter for monthly base charge.

STORM SEWER UTILITY:

$     7.92           per (1) Residential Equivalency Factor (REF).

Questions regarding water, sewer and storm sewer service should be directed to City Hall (507) 637-5755.

GARBAGE AND RECYCLING QUESTIONS

GARBAGE FEES:

$    10.79         35 gallon cart per month.
$    13.32         65 gallon cart per month.
$    15.97         95 gallon cart per month.
$     8.08          Additional cart per month.
$     6.91          Valet Service per month.
$     2.02          30 gallon garbage sticker.

Questions regarding garbage collection service should be directed to West Central Sanitation, Inc. at (800) 246-7630.

Questions regarding recycling collection service should be directed to West Central Sanitation, Inc. at (800) 246-7630.

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