UTILITY FEES & PENALTIES

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RESIDENTIAL UTILITY     CUSTOMERS




(Effective October 1, 2020) 










METER DEPOSITS:










Deposits are required in full on all accounts before services begin and are not based on credit.$150.00




















WATER & SEWER RATES: 


















WATER RATESSEWER RATES
INSIDE CITY:  0 - 2000 gallons



$30.68$13.70


Each additional 1000 gallons used
$3.87$3.20










OUTSIDE CITY:0 - 2000 gallons



$44.08$21.71


Each additional 1000 gallons used
$5.81$5.21










BOND FEE:  for each water account and sewer account$1.39$1.39










FRA (Street Franchise Fee) 





5% of water and sewer charges










SEWER AVERAGE CALCULATION:










EXAMPLE:  







Every March, the Sewer Rate is averaged with the January and February
water usage, with the minimum of $13.70 for all new accounts.  











EXAMPLE:   







Base Fee 1st 2,000 gallons





$13.70










 January6 thousand gallonsFebruary
5 thousand gallons


6+5=11 thousand gallons/2 for average = 5.5 thousand gallons (rounded to 6)        










6,000 gallons (average) - 2,000 (1st 2,000 gallons) = 4,000 additional$3.20*4 =       12.80
The new average Sewer Rate for the year will be $26.50 each month beginning$26.50
with March billing dates, due date April.
See next page for billing cycle.




















GARBAGE RATES: 










Sales tax and once per month brush collection is included in garbage rates.
$28.98for 1 Cart


$40.68for 2 Carts 
$48.99for 3 Carts


$57.32for 4 Carts










Trash Pick Up



Brush Pick Up


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COMMERCIAL UTILITY     CUSTOMERS




(Effective October 1, 2020) 










METER DEPOSITS:
Deposits are required in full on all accounts before services begin and are not based on credit.$200.00










WATER & SEWER RATES: 








WATER RATESSEWER RATES
INSIDE CITY:  0 - 2000 gallons



$30.68$28.65


Each additional 1000 gallons used
$3.87$3.47










OUTSIDE CITY:0 - 2000 gallons



$44.08$42.53


Each additional 1000 gallons used
$5.81$5.21










BOND FEE:  for each water account and sewer account$1.39$1.39










FRA (Street Franchise Fee) 





5% of water and sewer charges




















GARBAGE RATES: 
All commercial customers should call Republic Services to set up an account for 
garbage collection.  The City of Mathis does not bill commercial accounts for this service.
Republic Services 800-640-2014


















RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS










BILLING CYCLE - Services 17th to 16th, billed end of month; due following month. 
Ex: Services 12/17/20-1/16/21; Billed 1/31/21; Due Date 2/16/21; Late Due Date 2/23/21










OTHER FEES:
LATE FEE:    


5% after 4:30 pm on the 16th











SERVICE FEE:    


$20.00 after 4:30 pm on the 23rd
DISCONNECT DATE 24th
















METER TAMPER FEE: 

$100.00













RETURN CHECK FEE:  

$30.00














For questions or issues concerning water or sewer services, contact:










MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:00 am–4:30 pmIn person at the Utility Billing Office



8:00 am–5:00 pmCall 361-547-3343

AFTER HOURS:  
Police DepartmentCall 361-547-2113











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City of Mathis, 411 E. San Patricio Ave., Mathis, TX  78368
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