2018 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 UPON 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 re-connection of service for each utility: $50.00 for Electric and $50.00 for Water if the re-connection is made during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or $120.00 for each utility service if re-connection is made after 4:00 p.m. or on weekend between 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. No re-connections will be done after 8:00 p.m.

DEPOSITS

A $250.00 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. 52 of 2017
Effective 01/01/2018 for electricity billed in January 2018 and payable in February 2018

RESIDENTIAL SERVICE:

$14.85   Flat customer charge
$0.091   Energy per KWH

COMMERCIAL SERVICE:

SMALL COMMERCIAL (demand is less than 49 KW):

$21.20    Flat customer charge
$0.100    Energy per KWH

LARGE COMMERCIAL  (between 50-249 KW demand):

$32.00    Flat customer charge
$12.25    Per KW demand
$0.040    Energy per KWH

INDUSTRIAL SERVICE (Demand is more than 250KW):

$32.00    Flat customer charge
$11.75    Per KW demand
$0.040    Energy per KWH

ENERGY COST ADJUSTMENT BASE:

$  0.0438 (effective 01-01-2018)

SECURITY LIGHTING (in city limits):

$  5.35 per light per month

AREA LIGHTING:

$  5.35   Per   100 watt light per month
$  9.43   Per   150 watt light per month
$12.47   Per   250 watt light per month
$16.20   Per   400 watt light per month
$35.61   Per 1000 watt  light per month

Questions regarding electric service or requirements should be directed to the Public Utilities billing department at 507-616-7400 or info@ci.redwood-falls.mn.us.

WATER, SANITARY SEWER & STORM SEWER RATES

Resolution No. 51 of 2017
Effective 01/01/2018 for water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer changes billed in January 2018 and payable in February 2018

CITY WATER SERVICE:

$150.00   Hook up fee for new service
$     5.21  Per 100 cubic feet per month
$   10.90  Per meter for monthly base charge

CITY SEWER SERVICE:

$150.00 Hook up fee for new service
$    3.18  Per 100 cubic feet of water used for monthly usage charge
$     9.74 Per meter for monthly base charge

STORM SEWER UTILITY:

$     8.24 Per (1) Residential Equivalency Factor (REF)

Questions regarding water, sewer and storm sewer service should be directed to Public Utilities billing department at 507-616-7400 or at info@ci.redwood-falls.mn.us.

GARBAGE AND RECYCLING QUESTIONS

GARBAGE FEES:

$  11.03  35 gallon cart per month
$  13.63  65 gallon cart per month
$  16.34  95 gallon cart per month
$    8.28  Additional cart per month
$    7.09  Valet service per month

Questions regarding the garbage or the recycling collection services should be directed to West Central Sanitation at 800-246-7630.