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City of North Platte: Municipal Light & Water: Basic Information

Municipal Light & Water Department

Jim Hawks

Interim Director



City of North Platte: Municipal Light & Water: Contact Information

Contact Information

Telephone: (308) 535-6740
Fax: (308) 535-6748
Website: http://www.ci.north-platte.ne.us/government/depts/mlw
Online Bill Pay: https://www.ci.north-platte.ne.us/ecare


City of North Platte: Municipal Light & Water: Location

Location

Municipal Light and Water

211 West 3rd Street

North Platte NE 69101



City of North Platte: Municipal Light & Water: Basic Information

Water

Jim Hawks

Interim Director


The Municipal Light & Water Department is the provider of water and sewer services within the city limits of North Platte. The business office is located at 211 West 3rd Street or by calling 308-535-6740.


Business hours and other contact information can be found here.


City of North Platte: Municipal Light & Water: Water Rates

Water Rates Effective October 1, 2013

Residential & Commercial
Gallons (Thousands) Inside City Limits Outside City Limits
First 25 M Used $1.3573 $1.3573
Next 75 M Used $1.2573 $1.2573
Next 200 M Used $1.1573 $1.1573
Next 700 M Used $1.0573 $1.0573
Excess 1000 M Used $0.9573 $0.9573


METER CHARGE PER RESIDENTIAL DWELLING


IN CASES WHERE MORE THAN ONE RESIDENTIAL DWELLING IS SERVED BY ONE METER, THE NUMBER OF DWELLINGS TIMES THE 5/8" METER CHARGE WILL BE BILLED AS THE MINIMUM BILL PLUS USAGE CHARGES.


*****NOTE THAT THERE IS NO CONSUMPTION IN THE METER CHARGE*****


Residential & Commercial
  Inside City Limits Outside City Limits
5/8" Meter $12.50 $42.50
3/4" Meter $14.80 $51.80
1" Meter $18.30 $61.00
1 1/2" Meter $27.00 $93.40
2" Meter $33.90 $121.00
3" Meter $66.70 $245.40
4" Meter $118.30 $667.50
6" Meter $235.60 $1325.00


City of North Platte: Municipal Light & Water: Miscellaneous Rates

Miscellaneous Rates - Effective October 1, 2013

Labor charge Previous Rate Approved Rate
Regular Time/hour - 1/2 hour minimum
Electric $60.00 / hour $60.00 / hour
Water/Sewer $50.00 / hour $50.00 / hour
Overtime/hour - 1 hour minimum
Electric $90.00 / hour $90.00 / hour
Water/Sewer $75.00 / hour $75.00 / hour
 
Trip to premises for collection or disconnection/reconnection:
Labor charge Previous Rate Approved Rate
Note: Only one trip charge per account per incident)
Regular time $60.00 $60.00
Overtime $90.00 $90.00
 
Customer Service Charge:
To set up and establish electric and/or water service (one charge any number of meters, electric and/or water per account established)
Physical meter disconnection/reconnection:
Labor charge Previous Rate Approved Rate
Regular time $30.00 $30.00
Overtime $90.00 $90.00
Read only (no physical meter disconnection/reconnection):
Regular time $15.00 $15.00
Overtime $90.00 $90.00
*Note: $30.00 regular time or $90.00 overtime charge applies for a single or multiple meter disconnection/reconnection per account.
 
Charges for damaged street light poles:
Damaged beyond repair
(Street light poles are no longer replaced with wood poles.)
Replacement cost of steel or fiberglass pole plus installation costs (labor and materials)
Repairable Actual repair labor and materials
 
Equipment:
Labor charge Previous Rate Approved Rate
Line trucks $75.00 / hour $75.00 / hour
Basket trucks $50.00 / hour $50.00 / hour
Ditch witch trencher $30.00 / hour $30.00 / hour
Dump truck $25.00 / hour $25.00 / hour
Bobcat loader $25.00 / hour $25.00 / hour
Chipper $15.00 / hour $15.00 / hour
Water backhoe $30.00 / hour $30.00 / hour
Air compressor $10.00 / hour $10.00 / hour
Onan 300 KW generator $40.00 / hour $40.00 / hour
Underground cable fault thumper $10.00 / hour $10.00 / hour
Sewer flush truck $75.00 / hour $75.00 / hour
Sewer TV truck $50.00 / hour $50.00 / hour
IHC tractor mower $25.00 / hour $25.00 / hour
Wire pulling & tension machine $25.00 / hour $25.00 / hour
Mini Excavator $25.00 / hour $25.00 / hour
 
Pickups, vans, cars - included in labor charges as transportation
 
Interdepartmental - per hour actual operating costs with insurance and depreciation
 
Electric Service:
Labor charge Previous Rate Approved Rate
New service with tap $60.00 $60.00
New temporary service $60.00 $60.00
Temporary to permanent service:
For services using standard metering $60.00 $60.00
For services using CT metering $90.00 $90.00
 
Water service from main:
Labor charge Previous Rate Approved Rate
1" water service calculated to center of street $800.00 $950.00
Add for line setter 5/8" $85.00 $105.00 + sales tax
Add for line setter 3/4" $100.00 $140.00 + sales tax
Add for line setter 1" $150.00 $180.00 + sales tax
Add for tile setting $185.00 $185.00 + sales tax
Add for concrete removal and replacement $5.00 / sq. ft. $5.00 / sq. ft.
Over 1" water service Actual time and material
 
Material from stores:
Interdepartmental - book cost plus 10% for storage
Interest and handling
Other - 25%
Plus applicable sales tax
 
Water mains:
When necessary for Water Department to perform customer notification or valve operation No Charge No Charge
In lieu of assessment, residential and commercial Most recent 10 district average for 8"
 
Testing and chlorinating:
Labor charge Previous Rate Approved Rate
To contractors of new main installations / running foot $0.75 $0.75
 
Sewer mains:
In lieu of assessment, residential and commercial Most recent 10 district average
 
Televising & Inspection of Sewer $1.25 / foot $1.25 / foot
 
Sewer tap charge:
Labor charge Previous Rate Approved Rate
4" $200.00 $225.00
6" $250.00 $250.00
Tap charge outside corp. limits tripled tripled
 
Return check charge $25.00 $25.00
 
Late Payment charge 1.33% 1.33%
 
Temporary water service from fire hydrant:
Labor charge Previous Rate Approved Rate
Deposit generally required on meter/backflow device
Customer is responsible for any damages which may occur to this device $1,000.00 Deposit $1,000.00 Deposit
 
Water department installs & removes (required - 1/2 hr. each) $25.00 $25.00
Daily rental for meter/backflow device $1.00 $1.00
All consumption on meter charged at current rates
 
Temporary water service up to and including 1" hose connection:

A meter/backflow device will be required at all new construction sites and any site which the Water Department may consider potentially hazardous.


Construction water will be limited to eighteen (18) months and will be installed at normal meter installation rates. Water billing will be monthly at current water rates. Sewer billing will be determined by the Water Department.


Sites where construction cannot be completed within 18 months will be required to have an approved, reduce pressure zone backflow prevention device, properly installed by a licensed plumber, directly after the meter and before any outlet. The device will need to remain in place until construction is completed and the site has been approved and released by Municipal Light & Water's Backflow Department.


Customer is responsible for any damages which may occur to this device.

 
Water sales at 7th and Chestnut Plant:
Water is available at the Water Plant 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. The overhead and side fill water device requires the use of quarters or tokens, which can be purchased either at the ML&W office at 3rd and Vine or the Water Plant at 7th & Chestnut. Office hours are 8:00-5:00, M-F. Water Plant hours are 7:30-4:00 M-F. Each token or quarter is good for the purchase of 150 gallons of water.
 
Charges for frozen broken water meters:
Damaged beyond repair Actual meter replacement cost **
Repairable Actual labor charge rate plus material
** Will be charged a fee for meter removal and replacement in addition to stated charges
 
Sewer dump charges Wastewater Plant:
Septage:
Septage Dumping Charge (effective 10/1/08) $0.06 / gallon (as metered) + sales tax $0.06 / gallon (as metered) + sales tax
 
Mud and Grease:
Small truck up to 700 gallons $25.00 $25.00
Medium truck 700 to 1500 gallons $50.00 $50.00
Larger than 1,500 gallons $100.00 $100.00
 
Deposits:
Residential electric: $50.00 minimum $50.00 minimum
Residential water:
Tenant None None
Owner None None
Commercial electric and water:
Minimum cash or surety bond of 3 times estimated monthly bill.
* A deposit may be waived with proven good credit or an acceptable cosigner.
 
  Previous Rate Approved Rate
Interest paid on deposits returned: 0.10% 0.10%
 
Testing of electric or water meter for customer:
If not tested within last 5 years No Charge No Charge
If tested within last 5 years $60.00 $60.00
 
Locating of underground electric, water and sewer facilities which are the responsibility of the City No Charge No Charge
Note: All locates must go through Digger's Hotline. Only emergency locates will be performed after hours.
 
Subdivision Developments:
Effective October 1, 2005, subdivision developers are required to provide and install all conduits for primary, secondary and street lighting as well as fiberglass transformer/switchgear pads in compliance with the City of North Platte Electric Department specifications. These specifications are available at the Municipal Light and Power Engineering Department Office located at 201 West 3rd; North Platte, Nebraska.


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