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, application may be made to the City Recorder for a reduced monthly charge calculated at 50 percent.

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Section 2: Resolution No. 2050 is superseded effective March 1, 2019, as this resolution is effective March 1, 2019.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

 

RESOLUTION NO 2050

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, 2017

$18.00 first 3,000 gallons (minimum charge)
1.37 each 1,000 gallons over 3,000 up to and including 13,000 gallons
1.13 each 1,000 gallons over 13,000 gallons

As of October 1, 2017

$18.90 first 3,000 gallons (minimum charge)
1.43 each 1,000 gallons over 3,000 up to and including 13,000 gallons
1.19 each 1,000 gallons over 13,000 gallons

As of March 1, 2018

$19.82 first 3,000 gallons (minimum charge)
1.50 each 1,000 gallons over 3,000 up to and including 13,000 gallons
1.25 each 1,000 gallons over 13,000 gallons

For relief of those residents who are experiencing a financial hardship, application may be made to the City Recorder for a reduced monthly charge calculated at 50 percent of the minimum charge as established above.

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.

IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED that Resolution No. 1950 is superseded and this resolution is effective March 1st, 2017.

Dated this 23rd day of January 2017. CITY OF HERMISTON

By: MAYOR

ATTEST:

By: ASSISTANT CITY RECORDER