UTILITY RATES

City of Bastrop Code of Ordinance Fees:  Sec. A13.02.004 - Water service charges.

These rates will be applicable to all sales or service of water within the corporate limits of the city.

(1) Residential - In city limits.

Meter Size

Minimum Charge

¾" (or smaller)

$27.72

1"

$47.13

1½"

$79.47

2"

$118.28

3"

$221.78

4"

$255.07

6"

$661.68

 

Plus the following charges for consumption per 1,000 gallons:

0—3,000 gallons

$ 2.85

3,001—5,000 gallons

$ 3.04

5,001—10,000 gallons

$ 3.22

10,001—20,000 gallons

$ 3.42

20,001—50,000 gallons

$ 3.69

Over 50,000 gallons

$ 3.87

 

Commercial - In city limits.

Meter Size

Minimum Charge

¾" (or smaller)

$27.72

1"

$47.13

1½"

$79.47

2"

$118.28

3"

$221.78

4"

$255.07

6"

$661.68

 

Plus the following charges for consumption per 1,000 gallons:

0—3,000 gallons

$2.85

3,001—5,000 gallons

$3.04

5,001—10,000 gallons

$3.22

10,001—20,000 gallons

$3.42

20,001—50,000 gallons

$3.69

Over 50,000 gallons

$3.87

 

(Ord. No. 2015-17, pt. 1, 9-22-15)

(2) Residential and Commercial - Outside city limits.

Meter Size

Minimum Charge

¾" (or smaller)

$41.59

1"

$70.69

1½"

$119.22

2"

$177.43

3"

$332.68

4"

$507.34

6"

$992.48

 

Plus the following charges for consumption per 1,000 gallons:

0—3,000 gallons

$4.13

3,001—5,000 gallons

$4.42

5,001—10,000 gallons

$4.70

10,001—20,000 gallons

$4.98

20,001—50,000 gallons

$5.39

Over 50,000 gallons

$5.66

 

(Ord. No. 2014-21, 9-23-14; Ord. No. 2015-17, pt. 1, 9-22-15)

(3) In order to meet critical needs of the city's water system, it is the city's intention to increase these rates, by separate ordinances, by not less than 3.5% each year, starting in December 2012, and each succeeding December until December 2020, consistent with the recommendations of the city's staff, K* Friese and Associates and Rimrock consulting. The intended future rate increases are as follows:

December 2013 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 6.3% higher than those shown adopted in 2012;

December 2014 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 3.5% higher than those shown adopted in 2013;

December 2015 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 3.5% higher than those shown adopted in 2014;

December 2016 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 4.5% higher than those shown adopted in 2015;

December 2017 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 4.5% higher than those shown adopted in 2016;

December 2018 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 4.0% higher than those shown adopted in 2017; and

December 2019 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 3.5% higher than those shown adopted in 2018.

(Ord. No. 2012-25, 12-11-12)

 

NOTE:  Effective October 9, 2018 the City of Bastrop Council passed Ordinance No. 2018-26, increasing the Minimum Charge from $26.97 to $36.97.  The fee was applied to utility bills with starting service date October 29, 2018.

Updates to apply to Code of Ordinances within permissible time allowed

City of Bastrop Code of Ordinances Fees:  Sec. A13.02.002 - Wastewater service charge.

(a) These rates are applicable to all residential, multifamily and commercial retail wastewater customers within the corporate limits of the city who have metered water connections and to whom city wastewater service has actually been connected, except for customers who have a city-approved, on-site sewer system, septic system or other on-site wastewater system, and have not connected to the city's wastewater system, or customers who have a water meter for irrigation use only, as long as the irrigation meter does not provide water to plumbing fixtures.

Minimum charge:

$26.97

Plus the following charges for consumption per 1,000 gallons:

0-5,000 gallons

$2.45

5,001-10,000 gallons

$2.77

10,001-20,000 gallons

$2.95

20,001-50,000 gallons

$3.18

Over 50,000 gallons

$3.47

 

(Ord. No. 2014-21, 9-23-14; Ord. No. 2015-17, pt. 1, 9-22-15)

(b) In order to meet critical needs of the city's wastewater system, it is the city's intention to increase these rates, by separate ordinances, by not less than 3.5% each year, starting in December 2012, and each succeeding December until December 2020, consistent with the recommendations of the city's staff, K* Friese and Associates and Rimrock Consulting. The intended future rate increases are as follows:

December 2013 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 6.3% higher than those shown adopted in 2012;

December 2014 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 3.5% higher than those shown adopted in 2013;

December 2015 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 3.5% higher than those shown adopted in 2014;

December 2016 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 4.5% higher than those shown adopted in 2015;

December 2017 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 4.5% higher than those shown adopted in 2016;

December 2018 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 4.0% higher than those shown adopted in 2017; and

December 2019 - Minimum and volume charges not less than 3.5% higher than those shown adopted in 2018.

(Ord. No. 2012-25, 12-11-12)

City of Bastrop Code of Ordinances Fees:  Sec. A13.07.004 - Municipal electric rates.

(b) Rate schedule.

Base Fee    $10.00

Wires charge

$0.0048 per KWH

Generation charge

This rate, which may vary from month to month, is set by the city's wholesale power provider, and is passed directly through to the customer.**

 

(Ord. No. 2005-46, 12-13-05)


Sec. A13.07.005 - Billing and terms of service.

(d) Theft of service.

Service fee or reconnect fee:

Within city limits:

During regular working hours: $25.00.

After-hours calls: $40.00.

Outside city limits:

During regular working hours: $40.00.

After-hours calls: $50.00.

Reset fee: $100.00.

** Generation charge is equal to the amount per KWH that is calculated monthly to reflect the amounts charged the city by its power provider that is not covered in the monthly customer and wires charges listed in this fee schedule. This calculation will be made by the city on an ongoing basis, from month to month, and the generation charge passed through to the consumer will be based on the city's cost. Generation charge is equal to the total charges billed by the city's wholesale power provider divided by the total KWH measured/metered by all customers except "key account customers" for the ensuing month times the electric consumption for each customer. (Ordinance 2005-46 adopted 12/13/05)

(1995 Code, app. A, § 7.1100; Ordinance adopting Code)

NOTE:  Effective  September 25, 2018 and passed by City Council - ORDINANCE NO. 2018-21; Amending Solid Waste Fees to be Effective with 9/29/2018 - 10/29/18 Service Dates.

CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW ORDINANCE NO. 2018-21 fees changes.

City of Bastrop Code of Ordinances:  ARTICLE A13.08 SOLID WASTE - Amount of Service Charges

Service charges shall be as provided for by contract between the city and the franchised refuse collection contractor.

Base Residential Services

 

Rates paid by
residential customers
before 10/1/2016

Rates paid by
residential customers
after 10/1/2016

Residential

$15.91

$15.28

Additional cart

$5.52

$5.52

Additional recycle bin

$2.21

$2.21

 

Progressive Waste Solutions directly invoices Commercial Customers for the following Services:

Commercial Solid Waste Dumpster Services

Container Size

Weekly Collection Frequency 1

Extra Pickups 1

1

2

3

4

5

6

96-Gallon Cart

$23.06

 

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

2 CY Dumpster

$66.62

$181.59

$223.11

$237.63

$273.27

$286.93

$62.00

3 CY Dumpster

$72.50

$134.38

$212.76

$283.42

$354.04

$377.04

$67.00

4 CY Dumpster

$99.66

$145.27

$232.41

$309.49

$386.84

$473.70

$70.00

6 CY Dumpster

$109.18

$178.50

$301.63

$378.95

$473.69

$568.42

$83.00

8 CY Dumpster

$124.55

$216.02

$323.08

$420.47

$525.58

$630.69

$95.00

10 CY Dumpster

$132.69

$219.01

$342.84

$457.91

$572.38

$686.86

$106.00

 

Commercial Recycling Dumpster Services (Non-Exclusive)

Container Size

Weekly Collection Frequency

Extra
Pickups

1

2

3

4

5

6

96-Gallon Cart

$18.26

 

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

2 CY Dumpster

$59.95

$163.43

$200.81

$213.86

$245.95

$258.24

$62.00

3 CY Dumpster

$65.25

$120.93

$114.60

$243.03

$149.28

$200.81

$67.00

4 CY Dumpster

$78.55

$141.48

$212.22

$282.96

$353.70

$424.43

$70.00

6 CY Dumpster

$81.89

$133.87

$226.23

$284.22

$355.26

$426.32

$83.00

8 CY Dumpster

$87.19

$151.21

$226.15

$294.32

$367.91

$441.48

$95.00

10 CY Dumpster

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$106.00

 

Additional Fee Commercial Services

Description of Service

Fee

Lock

$11.00 per month

Set of casters

$20.00 per month

Opening and closing of enclosures

No Charge

Excessive maintenance

$100.00 per swap more than 1× per year

 

Temporary Refuse Roll-off Services

Roll-off Type and Size

Container Rental Fee 2
(Per Day)

Initial
Delivery Fee
One-time)

Collection
Fee
(Per Pull)

 

Disposal
Fee 3
(Per Ton)

Processing
Fee 4
(Per Ton)

10 CY Roll-off 1

$ 4.75

$129.73

$312.32

 

$23.23

$0.00

15 CY Roll-off 1

$ 4.75

$129.73

$312.32

 

$23.23

$0.00

20 CY Roll-off

$4.75

$129.73

$312.32

 

$23.23

$0.00

30 CY Roll-off

$4.75

$129.73

$312.32

 

$23.23

$0.00

40 CY Roll-off

$4.75

$129.73

$312.32

 

$23.23

$0.00

 

*Could be subject to fees associated with contamination of materials.

Permanent Refuse Roll-off Services

Roll-off Type and Size

Container Rental Fee (Per Month)

Compactor Rental Fee l (Per Month)

Collection Fee (Per Pull)

 

Disposal Fee 2 (Per Ton)

Processing Fee 3 (Per Ton)

10 CY Roll-off

$100.00

N/A

$312.32

 

$23.23

$0.00

15 CY Roll-off

$100.00

$312.32

 

$23.23

$0.00

 

20 CY Roll-off

$100.00

$312.32

 

$23.23

$0.00

 

30 CY Roll-off

$100.00

$312.32

 

$23.23

$0.00

 

40 CY Roll-off

$100.00

setwid;1;2n>N/A

$312.32

 

$23.23

$0.00

25 CY Roll-off
Compactor

N/A

$300.00

$312.32

 

$23.23

$0.00

30 CY Roll-off
Compactor

N/A

$325.00

$312.32

 

$23.23

$0.00

40 CY Roll-off
Compactor

$125.00

$350.00

$312.32

 

$23.23

$0.00

 

1 Does not apply if the customer owns the compactor unit.

2 Based on actual tonnage hauled to the disposal location. Tonnage must be reported to the customer as part of the customer billing.

3 Recycling services are provided on a non-exclusive basis. Processing fee is based on actual tonnage hauled to the processing location. Tonnage must be reported to the customer as part of the customer billing.

• Container Rental fee only applies if the customer has less than a minimum of 2 pulls per month.

• Processing Fee may be subject to charges relating to contamination.

(Ord. No. 2016-23, pt. 1, 2, 9-27-2016)

ARTICLE A13.09 UTILITY FEES, RATES, AND DEPOSITS