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AZTEC CITY CODE

CHAPTER 16 FEE SCHEDULE

ARTICLE IV. UTILITY FEES


Sec. 16-100. Review.
The Joint Utility System rate structure shall be reviewed annually and adjusted accordingly. The
City Commission shall take action deemed necessary to ensure the efficient operations of the
Joint Utility System. Any adjustments shall be coordinated with each years budget and such
adjustments will be approved through ordinance.
(Ord. 2010-385, eff. 2010-Jan-01)

DIVISION 1. ADMINISTRATIVE FEES


Sec. 16-101. Deposits.
1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

Residential.
Electric
Water

$100.00
$100.00

Out of City Limits.


Electric
Water

$150.00
$150.00

Commercial.
In City
Out of City Limits

$200.00

Bulk Water Accounts.


Residential
Commercial
Fire Hydrant Meter

$100.00
$500.00
$850.00

Accounts not in Good Standing.


Amount equal to two month average billing

Average

(Ord. 2009-373, 2009-Jun-17; Code 2007, 16-101)

Sec. 16-102. Establishment of Services.


1.

2.

3.

Account Setup or Transfer Fee.


Customer account setup, read on and read off, or turn on and turn off
Existing Landlord/Property Manager Accounts.
Turn-on, turn-off (per location)
After Hours Call.
After Hours call shall be the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m, or weekends, or
City observed holidays. (per call)

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$30.00

$5.00

$50.00
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Disconnect Notice (Red Tag).


Notice sent to customer notify customer of delinquent account
Non-Pay Disconnect - Re-establishment of Service.
Once service has been disconnected for non-payment, fee to connect
utilities

$20.00

$20.00

(Code 2007, 16-102)

Sec. 16-103. Other Account Charges.


1.

Returned Check Fee.

$25.00

2.

Collection Accounts.

$20.00

3.

Electric Meter Test Fee.

$50.00

4.

Water Meter Test Fee.

$50.00

5.

Damaged Water ERT.


(Encoded, Receiver, Transmitter)

$100.00

(Code 2007, 27-603)

Secs. 16-104 to 16-150. Reserved.


DIVISION 2. CONNECTION FEES
Sec. 16-151. Electric Connection Fees.
1. Residential Electric Service.
(1)

New single phase service 200 amps or less:


overhead or underground when customer trenching and no transformer
is needed.

$130.00

(2)

New single phase service 200 amps or less:


overhead or underground when customer trenching needing an overhead
transformer.

$834.00

(3)

New single phase service 200 amps or less:


overhead or underground when customer trenching needing a pole and
an overhead transformer.

(4)

New Residential Meter Installation for new service:


200 amp service or less

(5)

New single phase service over 200 amps:

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$1,877.00

$73.00

Estimate
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will require a line extension and pad mount transformer


(6)

New single phase service requiring a pad mount transformer

Estimate

2. Commercial Electric Service.


(1) New single phase service 200 amps or less, overhead or underground
when customer provides trenching and no transformer needed.

$208.00

(2) New single phase service 200 amps or less, overhead or underground
when customer provides trenching needing an overhead transformer.

$1,043.00

(3) New single phase service 200 amps or less, overhead or underground
when customer provides trenching needing a pole and an overhead
transformer.

$2,086.00

(4) New Commercial Meter installation for new service, 200 amps or less
(single phase meter)

$156.00

(5) New Commercial Meter installation for new service, 200 amps or less
(three phase meter)

$350.00

(6) New single phase service requiring a pad mount transformer

Estimate

(7) New single phase service over 201 amps or more, or new three phase
service will require a line extension estimate and a pad mount
transformer.

Estimate

3. Temporary Electric Service Connects.


Fees for residential or commercial temporary service connects.
(1) Single phase, no transformer needed, 200 amps or less.

$130.00

(2) Single phase needing a transformer, 200 amps or less.

$417.00

(3) Three phase, no transformer needed, 200 amps or less.

$208.00

(4) Three phase needing a transformer, 200 amps or less.


(5) All temporary services over 201 amps shall be considered line
extensions
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$1,564.00
Estimate

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(6) All temporary services requiring a pad mount transformer

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Estimate

(Code 2007, 16-151)

Secs. 16-152 to 16-160. Reserved.


Sec. 16-161. Waste Water Connection Fees.
1.

Waste Water Inspection.

$300.00

2.

4- inch connection cost

$ 500.00

3.

6-inch connection cost

$ 700.00

4.

8-inch connection cost

$ 1,000.00

(Code 2007, 16-161)

Secs. 16-162 to 16-170. Reserved.


Sec. 16-171. Water Connection Fees.
1.

2.

3.

5/8" Water Connection.


(1) Water Rights In City Limits with Sewer Connection

$600.00

(2) Water Rights In City Limits with no Sewer Connection

$900.00

(3) Water Rights Out of City Limits

$900.00

(4) Water Meter with ERT (encoded, receiver & transmitter)

$155.00

(5) Water Inspection

$300.00

1" Water Connection.


(1) Water Rights In City Limits with Sewer Connection

$1,500.00

(2) Water Rights In City Limits with no Sewer Connection

$2,250.00

(3) Water Rights Out of City Limits

$2,250.00

(4) Water Meter with ERT (encoded, receiver & transmitter)

$250.00

(5) Water Inspection

$300.00

1-1/2" Water Connection.


(1) Water Rights In City Limits with Sewer Connection

$3,000.00

(2) Water Rights In City Limits with no Sewer Connection

$4,500.00

(3) Water Rights Out of City Limits

$4,500.00

(4) Water Meter with ERT (encoded, receiver & transmitter)

$1,200.00

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(5) Water Inspection

4.

(1) Water Rights In City Limits with Sewer Connection

$4,800.00

(2) Water Rights In City Limits with no Sewer Connection

$7,200.00

(3) Water Rights Out of City Limits

$7,200.00

(4) Water Meter with ERT (encoded, receiver & transmitter)

$1,400.00

$14,400.00

(3) Water Rights Out of City Limits

$14,400.00

(5) Water Inspection

N/A
$300.00

4" Water Connection.


(1) Water Rights In City Limits with Sewer Connection

$15,000.00

(2) Water Rights In City Limits with no Sewer Connection

$22,500.00

(3) Water Rights Out of City Limits

$22,500.00

(4) Water Meter with ERT (encoded, receiver & transmitter)


(5) Water Inspection

$2,300.00
$300.00

6" Water Connection.


(1) Water Rights In City Limits with Sewer Connection

N/A

(2) Water Rights In City Limits with no Sewer Connection

N/A

(3) Water Rights Out of City Limits

N/A

(4) Water Meter with ERT (encoded, receiver & transmitter)


(5) Water Inspection

8.

$9,600.00

(2) Water Rights In City Limits with no Sewer Connection

(4) Water Meter with ERT (encoded, receiver & transmitter)

7.

$300.00

3" Water Connection.


(1) Water Rights In City Limits with Sewer Connection

6.

$300.00

2" Water Connection.

(5) Water Inspection

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$3,200.00
$300.00

8" Water Connection.


(1) Water Rights In City Limits with Sewer Connection

N/A

(2) Water Rights In City Limits with no Sewer Connection

N/A

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(3) Water Rights Out of City Limits

N/A

(4) Water Meter with ERT (encoded, receiver & transmitter)

$4,000.00

(5) Water Inspection

$300.00

(Code 2007, 16-171)

Secs. 16-172 to 16-180. Reserved.

DIVISION 3. UTILITY RATE FEES


Sec. 16-181. Electric Rates.
1. Class I: Residential and Multi-unit Residential.
July 2009

July 2010

6.44

6.44

.1329
.1370
.1401
.1411

.1329
.1370
.1401
.1411

July 2009

July 2010

Single Phase under 200 amps (50KW)


Customer Service Charge
Electric Use Charge per kwh

$16.11
$0.1401

$16.11
$0.1401

Single Phase over 200 amps (50KW)


Customer Service Charge
Electric Use Charge per kwh

$26.85
$0.1370

$26.85
$0.1370

Three Phase under 200 amps (50KW)


Customer Service Charge
Electric Use Charge per kwh

$26.85
$0.1401

$26.85
$0.1401

Three Phase over 200 amps (50KW)


Customer Service Charge
Electric Use up to 35,000 kwh
Electric Use over 35,000 kwh

$53.71
$0.1360
$0.1267

$53.71
$0.1360
$0.1267

July 2009

July 2010

Effective Dates:
(1)

Customer Service Charge

(2)

Usage Charge per kwh


0 1,000 kwh
1,001 1,500 kwh
1,501 2,500 kwh
2,001 and above kwh

2. Class II: Commercial.


Effective Dates:
(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

3. Class III: Demand Rate 1 (150kw up to 1000kw).


Effective Dates:
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(1)

Three Phase over 150 kw up to 1,000 kw


Service Charge
Demand Charge per kw
Usage Charge per kwh

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$53.71
$12.88
$0.0958

$53.71
$12.88
$0.0958

July 2009

July 2010

$107.43
$9.27
$0.0958

$107.43
$9.27
$0.0958

July 2009

July 2010

Single Phase under 200 amps (50KW)


Service Charge
Usage Charge per kwh

$16.11
$0.1401

$16.11
$0.1401

Single Phase over 200 amps (50KW)


Service Charge
Usage Charge per kwh

$26.85
$0.1370

$26.85
$0.1370

Three Phase under 200 amps (50KW)


Service Charge
Usage Charge per kwh

$26.85
$0.1401

$26.85
$0.1401

Three Phase over 200 amps (50KW)


Service Charge
Usage up to 35,000 kwh
Usage over 35,000 kwh

$53.71
$0.1360
$0.1267

$53.71
$0.1360
$0.1267

July 2009

July 2010

$10.74
$10.74
$13.96
$16.11
$16.11
$6.77
$16.11
$19.33
$21.49
$18.26

$10.74
$10.74
$13.96
$16.11
$16.11
$6.77
$16.11
$19.33
$21.49
$18.26

4. Class IV: Demand Rate 2 (over 1000kw).


Effective Dates:
(1)

Three Phase over 1,000 kw


Service Charge
Demand Charge per kw
Usage Charge per kwh

5. Class V: Institutional.
Effective Dates:
(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

6. Class V: Area Lighting Service.


Effective Dates:
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)

175 watt, mercury vapor, with existing pole


100 watt, high pressure sodium, with existing pole
150 watt, high pressure sodium, with existing pole
250 watt, high pressure sodium, with existing pole
250 watt, high pressure sodium, with existing pole
Customer owned, maintained, non-metered lighting
100 watt, high pressure sodium, with new pole
150 watt, high pressure sodium, with new pole
250 watt, high pressure sodium, with new pole
250 watt, high pressure sodium, with steel pole
(after developer paid installation)

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7. Class VI: City-Owned Street Lights.


Effective Dates:
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)

175 watt, mercury vapor


100 watt, high pressure sodium
150 watt, high pressure sodium
250 watt, high pressure sodium
400 watt, high pressure sodium
150 watt, high pressure sodium, new wood pole
Metered street lighting electric use per kwh

July 2009

July 2010

$5.37
$5.37
$7.52
$9.66
$11.81
$19.33
$0.1288

$5.37
$5.37
$7.52
$9.66
$11.81
$19.33
$0.1288

(Ord. 2010-383, eff. 2010-July-01; Ord. 2008-354, eff. 15 July 2008; Code 2007, 16-181)

8. Class VII: City Departments.


All electric usage by City departments/facilities will be metered and assessed a per kwh
charge equal to the actual cost per kwh of purchased power by the City.
(Ord. 2010-383, eff. 2010-July-01)

9. Power Cost Adjustment.


Rate fluctuates monthly based on cost of purchased power to City. The base cost is
established using the average purchased power cost for the calendar year of 2007. This
base is compared to the most recent months purchased power cost and either a charge or
credit is assessed to each electric customer.
(Ord. 2010-383, eff. 2010-July-2010; Ord. 2008-354, eff. 2008-July-15; Code 2007, 16-181)

Secs. 16-182 to 16-190. Reserved.

Sec. 16-191. Waste Water Rates.


1. Class I: Residential and Multi-unit Residential.
(1)

Residential and Multi Unit Base/System Charge (Monthly minimum charge)

$ 18.00

(2)

Waste water Use Charge cost per 1,000 Gallons

(3)

Customers without base winter usage

$ 34.00

(4)

Wastewater Capital Improvement Fee

$ 2.50

$ 4.00

2. Class II: Commercial.


(1)

Commercial Base/System Charge (Monthly minimum charge)

(2)

Waste water Use Charge cost per 1,000 Gallons

$ 4.00

(3)

Wastewater Capital Improvement Fee

$ 2.50

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3. Class III: Industrial


(1)

Industrial Base/System Charge (Monthly minimum charge)

$ 22.00

(2)

Waste water Use Charge Cost per 1,000 Gallons

$ 4.00

(3)

Wastewater Capital Improvement Fee

$ 2.50

4. Class IV: Institutional.


(1)
(2)
(3)

Institutional Base/System Charge (Monthly minimum charge)


Waste water Use Charge Cost per 1,000 Gallons
Wastewater Capital Improvement Fee

$ 18.00
$ 4.00
$ 2.50

5. Class V: Customers Outside Municipal Incorporated Limits.


Customers living outside the Municipal Incorporated limits shall be billed at 150% of the
applicable rate and capital improvement fee.
6. Class VI: City Departments.
Wastewater fees for city facilities/departments will be calculated using a similar average
period as Class I. Residential and Multi-Unit at a rate per 1000 gallons established with the
annual budget adoption.
(Ord. 2013-427, eff. 2013-July-04; Ord. 2010-384, eff. 2010-July-01; Code 2007)

Secs. 16-192 to 16-200. Reserved.


Sec. 16-201. Water Rates.
1. Class I: Residential.
Base/System Charge
0
5,000 gallons
5,001 10,000 gallons
10,001 15,000 gallons
15,001 25,000 gallons
25,001 50,000 gallons
50,001 gallons and over

$17.20
per 1,000 gallons
$3.00
$3.50
$4.00
$4.50
$5.00
$5.50

2. Class II: Mult-Residential.


Base/System Charge
First 4,000 gallons/unit
Excess of 4,000 gallons/unit

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$15.60
per 1,000 gallons
$3.00
$4.00

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3. Class III: Commercial.


Base/System Charge
0
10,000 gallons
10,001 15,000 gallons
15,001 30,000 gallons
30,001 100,000 gallons
100,001 gallons and over

$18.90
per 1,000 gallons
$3.50
$4.00
$4.50
$5.00
$5.50

4. Class IV: Outside Watering.


Base/System Charge
Unlimited usage/1000 gal

$16.20
$4.00

5. Class V: Industrial.
Base/System Charge
Unlimited usage/1000 gal

$23.90
$4.00

6. Class VI: Institutional.


Base/System Charge
Unlimited usage/1000 gal

$16.20
$3.50

7. Class VII: Residential Special Wholesale Consumption.


Base/System Charge
Unlimited usage/100 gal

$22.80
$0.45

8. Class VIII: Commercial Special Wholesale Consumption.

Base/System Charge
Unlimited usage/100 gal

$26.85
$0.825

9. Class IX: Fire Hydrant Meter User.

Base/System Charge
Monthly Assessed Fee with no usage
Unlimited usage/100 gal

$26.85
$500.00
$0.825

10. Class X: Non-Metered Department Water.


All water used and not metered, whether the same be used by the Parks, Street, Water and
Fire Departments and/or any other Department, the amount of water used for whatever
purpose shall be estimated or measured monthly by the Department using the same and a
report of said use shall be given in writing to the Finance Director.
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11. Class XI: Customers Outside Municipal Incorporated Limits..


Customers living outside the Municipal Incorporated limits shall be billed at 150% of the
applicable rate.
12. Class XII: Water User Associations.
Water User Associations rates will be negotiated independently through agreements
approved by the Aztec City Commission. These agreements should reflect rate increases
associated with the increased cost of facilities and operation, maintenance and capital
improvements of the system.
13. Class XIII: Metered Department Water.
All metered water used by City facilities/departments shall be assessed a rate per 1,000
gallons defined established with the annual budget adoption.
(Ord. 2010-384, eff. 2010-July-01; Code 2007)

Sec. 16-202. Water Rights Rates.


1. Rates for Meter Sizes Without and With Return Flow.

(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)

Meter Size
5/8 inch
1 inch
1-1/2 inch
2 inch
3 inch
4 inch

Without Return Flow


$ 900.00
$ 2,250.00
$ 4,500.00
$ 7,200.00
$ 14,400.00
$ 22,500.00

With Return Flow


$ 600.00
$ 1,500.00
$ 3,000.00
$ 4,800.00
$ 9,600.00
$ 15,000.00

(Code 2007, 16-202)

Secs. 16-203 to 16-210. Reserved.

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DIVISION 4. SOLID WASTE FEES


Sec. 16-211. Solid Waste Rates.
1. Residential Trash Service.

2.

(1) All single family residents, duplexes, and apartments.


Each unit Cart (1 x Week)

$10.39

(2) Extra Cart

$ 3.04

Multi-Unit Residential Trash Service.


(1) All single family residents, duplexes, and apartments.
Each unit Cart (1 x Week)

$10.39

(2) Extra Cart

$ 3.04

3. Commercial Trash Service.


Size
1 Cart
2 Carts
1 Yard
2 Yard
3 Yard
4 Yard
6 Yard
8 Yard
4.

Frequency
1 x Week

2 x Week

3 x Week

4 x Week

5 x Week

6 x Week

13.97
27.95
51.90
60.51
70.30
83.99
110.08
146.81

N/A
N/A
N/A
95.22
118.41
138.83
176.53
216.83

N/A
N/A
N/A
129.92
176.02
193.68
242.94
286.83

N/A
N/A
N/A
164.56
228.92
248.51
309.56
356.80

N/A
N/A
N/A
199.38
281.82
303.42
375.69
426.85

N/A
N/A
N/A
233.42
334.70
358.23
439.76
496.87

Frequency
1 x Week

2 x Week

3 x Week

4 x Week

5 x Week

6 x Week

13.97
27.95
51.90
60.51
70.30
83.99
110.08
146.81

N/A
N/A
N/A
95.22
118.41
138.83
176.53
216.83

N/A
N/A
N/A
129.92
176.02
193.68
242.94
286.83

N/A
N/A
N/A
164.56
228.92
248.51
309.56
356.80

N/A
N/A
N/A
199.38
281.82
303.42
375.69
426.85

N/A
N/A
N/A
233.42
334.70
358.23
439.76
496.87

City Facilities Trash Service


Size
1 Cart
2 Carts
1 Yard
2 Yard
3 Yard
4 Yard
6 Yard
8 Yard

(Ord. 2008-359, eff. 2008-Oct-17)

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Secs. 16-212 to 16-250. Reserved.

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