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Contact

Telephone:  (509) 924-0960

Fax: (509) 927-2867

Email:  Use "Contact Us" button at top.

Mailing Address:  9103 E. Frederick Ave, Spokane WA 99206

 

Utility Service and Accounting:

Billing period

Water meters are read on the last working day of the month.  Bills are sent out monthly on the 11th of each month for the previous calendar month.

Online Bill Pay

Online payment of utility bills is now available through our agreement with Xpress Bill Pay. Click here for more information.

Rates

 

Water Service

 

   New Rates Effective July 1, 2012 (Resolution #2012-06):

 

   General Service

   Base water rate                                $20.00 (includes 1000 cu ft per mo.)

   Excess usage up to 2000 cu ft             20¢ per 100 cu ft

   Excess usage greater than 2000 cu ft   30¢ per 100 cu ft

 

   Public Irrigation Service

   Usage up to 80,000 cu ft                        20¢ per 100 cu ft

   Excess usage greater than 80,000 cu ft   30¢ per 100 cu ft

 

   Water Rates Prior to July 1, 2012:    

   Base water rate                                $17.35 (includes 4000 cu ft per mo.)

   Excess usage above 4000 cu ft            Residential:   20¢ per 100 cu ft

                                                     Commercial:  14¢ per 100 cu ft

 

Sewer Service                                  $35.40 per month

 

Delinquencies

Utility bills are due and payable upon receipt and become delinquent the 11th day of the month followng the monthly billing.

 

Service Fees

Account Servicing Fee $25.00
Delinquency Notice Fee $10.00
Disconnect Fee $25.00
Reconnect Fee $25.00
Reconnect Fee (After Hours) $125.00
Service Call $85.00 per hr + parts
Service Call (After Hours) $135.00 per hr + parts
Service Call (Team) $185.00 per hr + parts
Service Call (Team After Hours) $235.00 per hr + parts
Meter Tampering Fee $150.00 per occurrence
NSF Check Fee $35.00

 

Connection Fees

 

Plan Review Fee $50.00
Permit Fee (includes inspection) $100.00
Documentation Fee $50.00
System Connection Fee $1,000.00 + cost for meters, materials and labor
General Facilities Charge (*)

Effective Jan. 1, 2011  $4,220

Effective Jan 1, 2012   $4,510

(*) GFC set by Spokane County Resolution No. 09-0673)

 

 

Deposit

A security deposit may be required from new or existing utility customers to insure payment.

 

Policies revised July 5, 2010, Council Resolution #10-10 and #11-09

 

Taxes

 

Sales Tax                   8.7%

Utility Taxes (Chapter 3.16  and 3.18 MMC)

      Electricity             6%; 0.5% for electricity sales in excess of $4,166/mo.

      Natural Gas          2%

      Telephone             -

      Sanitary Sewer      -

      Solid Waste           -

      Water                   -

 

Gambling Tax  (Chapter 3.12 MMC)

      Bingo and Raffles         5% of gross revenue less amount paid for prizes (certain charity and non-profit organizations are exempt)

      Amusement Games      2% of gross revenue less amount paid for prizes (certain charity and non-profit organizations are exempt)

      Punchboards/Pull Tabs  10% of gross receipts less amount awarded for prizes

      Card Playing                20% of gross receipts of fees charged fpr playing

 

Real Estate Excise Tax (Chapters 3.04 and 3.08 MMC)   0.5%

 

Property Tax Levy - 2014    $1.6003/$1000 property value

 

Budget

2014 Budget

 

Annual Reports

2013 Annual Report