Water Rates, Fees and Charges

RESOLUTION NO 2113

A RESOLUTION ADOPTING WATER RATES FOR THE CITY OF HERMISTON

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 429 provides for the establishment of water rates by resolution of the City Council, now, therefore, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hermiston that the following water rate schedules be adopted:

As of March 1, 2019

Water Usage Rate (per 1,000 gallons)
  Base Rate 0-15,000 gallons >15,000 gallons
RESIDENTIAL $30.00 $0.50

$3.50

COMMERCIAL $30.00 $0.50

$3.50

The Monthly Base Rate, and the Water Usage Rate, shall be adjusted each March 1, effective March 1, 2020, by an amount equal to the year to year percentage change in the Engineering News-Record Construction Cost (20-city average) Index as of December of the preceding calendar year.

For relief of those residents who are experiencing a financial hardship, a (Reduced Utility Rate) application may be made to the City Recorder (at City Hall) for a reduced monthly charge calculated at 50 percent (of the base rate of their water and recycled (sewer) water bill). 

Special water use from a fire hydrant, upon approval of the Water Superintendent, shall be charged at two times the water rate in effect, based on the water rates established above.

Section 2: Resolution No. 2050 is superseded effective March 1, 2019, as this resolution is effective March 1, 2019.

Dated this 8th day of October 2018. CITY OF HERMISTON

By: MAYOR

ATTEST

By: CITY RECORDER