City Utility Services

Hookup & Deposit Fees


Renter:
          Service Fee               $50
          Deposit                    $350
Proof of Tenancy must be provided at time of application before any service will be connected.  Copy of lease/rental agreement may be provided as proof of tenancy.

Property Owner:
         
Service Fee               $50
          Deposit                    $150
Proof of Ownership must be provided at time of application before any service will be connected.  Copy of deed or settlement statement may be provided as proof of ownership.  Deposit may be waived if the owner can provide a valid letter of credit from a previous utility provider reflecting the most recent 24-month favorable payment history.

Deposits will not be applied after one year of good service as they have been in the past.  The deposit will remain on the account until the account is closed.

Residential Electric Rates


  • 0-200 kw ------------ .1050
  • 201-1000 kw ------- .0805
  • 1001-2000 kw ------.0744
  • 2001-999999 -------.0683
  • Service Charge -----$5.57
For commercial electric rates, please contact City Hall at 417-469-2107.

Residential / Commercial Water Rates

 The water service charge rates shall increase 3.5% per year for 3 years.
               2017                                                                                       2018
0 - 1,000 gallons          $13.23                                            0 - 1,000 gallons          $13.69
1,001 - 3,500               .005712                                          1,001 - 3,500               .005911
3,501 - 15,000             .003006                                          3,501 - 15,000             .003111
Over 15,000                 .001863                                          Over 15,000                 .001928
                                                                2019
                                            
0 - 1,000 gallons          $14.70
                 
                            1,001 - 3,500               .006118
                                            
3,501 - 15,000             .003220
                                            
Over 15,000                 .001995

    Residential / Commercial Sewer Rates


    The sewer service charge rates shall increase 3.5% per year for 3 years.
                   2017
    0 - 9999999 gallons          .004140
    Service Charge                 $13.87

                   2018
    0 - 9999999 gallons          .004280
    Service Charge                 $14.36

                   2019
    0 - 9999999 gallons          .004430
    Service Charge                 $14.86

    Sewer charges are based on water usage.

    Payment Options


    Currently we are accepting cash, checks, money orders, or credit and debit cards as forms of payment. You can make your payments by mail to P.O. Box 190, in person at 900 W. Main Street, or by using the secure drop box located in front of City Hall.

    There is a 2.5% courtesy fee to use a credit or debit card and payment must be made in person at City Hall.

    Billing Cycles


    Bills are mailed at the end of each month and are due by the 10th. A late fee of 10% of your total bill will be added after the 10th of each month. Final notices are mailed on the 11th. Services will be disconnected 5 business days after the due date if payment is not received.

    Reconnect Fees:     $50
    All re-connections will be charged $50 regardless of time of day.  Service will not be reconnected until payment of re-connection fee is paid in full.  This fee will be due at the date of disconnect which is 5 business days after the due date.

    Trash Collection


    Residential service is $13 per month. Non Residential is $15 per month. Pickup is once a week. Containers or bags should be placed curbside by 6:00 a.m. You are allowed four 35-gallon bags or two 35-gallon containers. Extra trash bags can be purchased for $2 each for additional trash.

    CALL BEFORE YOU DIG!! 1-800-DIG-RITE (344-7483).