FRANKLIN WATER DEPARTMENT

SCHEDULE OF RATES AND CHARGES

 

I.        CONNECTION FEES: Connection means each connection and sub connection to the Franklin Water Department service.

 

1.     Water Connection Fees- Residential

a.       Single unit- not part of a subdivision                  $500.00 + meter cost

b.       Single unit- part of a subdivision                        $250.00 + meter cost

         c.       Subdivision connection to existing line                $800.00

 

2.     Water Connection Fees- Commercial and Industrial               

a.       Single Unit- not part of a subdivision                  $800.00 + meter cost

b.       Single unit- part of a subdivision                        $400.00 + meter cost

c.       Subdivision connection to existing line                $800.00

 

II.       OTHER CHARGES:

         

1.               Water System Damages

A.    Fire Hydrant Damage- minimum fee plus cost of time & materials                                                                                           $150.00

 

B.    All other infrastructure ie: curbstop, valve box, etc- cost of time & materials

 

          2.       Meter reinstallation                                                              $25.00

 

          3.       Initial Charge- new customers, name change                         $25.00

 

          4.       Service reconnection- regular time                                        $25.00/hour

                                                  Overtime                                               $37.50/hour

 

          5.       Delinquency collection trip-regardless of number                    $25.00

 

          6.       Bad check fee                                                                     $15.00

 

          7.       Engineering Services                                                            variable

 

          8.       Water Shutoff charge                                                           $50.00

 

9.       Late Payment Fee                                                               $15.00         

 

III.      WATER CONSUMPTION RATES:         

          The water rate for one unit per year is $450.00, effective January 1, 2020 (July 1,         2020 bill); billed semi-annually as $225.00 per 6-month billing period, rate breakdown       as follows:

               1-$175.00 per unit per year for long term debt repayment. This fee will be                     due regardless of water service being shut off.

               2-$275.00 per unit per year for operations of water system. This fee will be                suspended in the event service is turned off at the request of user.