Residential Utility Rates

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Utility Rates are set by Resolution of the City Commission.

If you have questions about how these rates are applied to your account, please contact Valley City Public Works at (701) 845-0380.

Electric Rates

The following rates are effective February 2, 2020 per Resolution No. 2231. The following codes may appear on your utility bill:

  • EH – Electric Heat
  • C1 – Commercial 1 Phase
  • C3 – Commercial 3 Phase
  • LP – Large Power
  • DEM – Demand

Residential Electric Rates

DescriptionSeptember – May RateJune – August Rate
Base Charge$17.00$17.00
First 1,000 kWh0.0690 per kWh0.074 per kWh
Over 1,000 kWh0.0540 per kWh0.0660 per kWh
Electric Heat0.0540 per kWh0.0540 per kWh
Summer Air ConditioningNot Applicable0.0740 per kWh

Commercial 1 Phase Rates

DescriptionSeptember – May RateJune – August Rate
Base Charge$23.17$23.17
First 2,000 kWh0.0810 per kWh0.0845 per kWh
Over 2,000 kWh0.0560 per kWh0.0600 per kWh
Electric Heat0.0560 per kWh0.0560 per kWh
Summer Air ConditioningNot Applicable0.0845 per kWh

Disconnect & Reconnect Fees (Electric)

DescriptionDuring Business HoursAfter Business Hours
Disconnect Fees$40.00$100.00
Reconnect Fees$40.00$100.00

Water Rates

The following rate are effective October 2, 2016 per Resolution No. 2074. The following codes may appear on your utility bill:

  • W – Water

Water

DescriptionRate
Base Charge$18.80
Consumption Charge$3.31 per 100 cubic feet

Disconnect & Reconnect Fees (Water)

DescriptionDuring Business HoursAfter Business Hours
Disconnect Fee$40.00$80.00
Reconnect Fee$40.00$80.00

Unmetered Surcharge

The following rate is effective January 21, 2020 per resolution 2232

A surcharge will be billed each month for unmetered water services to apartments, condominiums, townhouses and trailer sites. The surcharge will be added to each unit’s utility bill. If the unit does not receive a utility bill, the surcharge will be added to the utility bill for the complex.

DescriptionRate
Unmetered surcharge$8.24 per unit

Sewer Rates

The following rates are effective October 2, 2016 via Resolution No. 2076.

Residential Rates

DescriptionRate
Base Charge$16.75
Consumption Charge$1.45 per 100 cubic feet

South Side Rates

DescriptionRate
Monthly Charge$37.77

Storm Sewer Rates

The following rate is effective October 29, 2001 via Resolution No. 843.

DescriptionRate
Monthly Charge$1.00

Garbage Rates

The following rates are effective November 1, 2018 via Resolution No. 2159.

DescriptionRate
Two (2) 32 gallon cans$13.00

Recycling Rates

The following rate is effective September 1, 2019 via Resolution No. 2210.

DescriptionRate
Monthly Charge$1.00
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