Water/Sewer Billing Information

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Water/Sewer bills are quarterly

Billed Feb  Due March   Billed May  Due June

Billed August  Due Sept   Billed November  Due December

SERVICE (3 months ahead):

  • This is a flat rate bill and will be sent regardless of whether or not a dwelling is vacant. It is based on the service provided to the dwelling and maintenance the on the water/sewer lines. You will receive a SERVICE bill for EACH unit within the dwelling as specified on the Village Tax Roll.

USAGE (3 months prior):

  • This bill is based on the number of thousand gallons of water that have been recorded by the meter as used and discharged into the sewer system. Meters are read four times a year. All water passing through a meter will be charged for, whether wasted or used.

Sewer debt repayment:

  • $65 per quarterly bill, pays back debt that the Village has incurred because of mandated project compliances that were required for the Village to complete.

Village Code States:

§210-27. Establishment of water rates; late charges:
B. Late charges. In the event that a consumer shall not pay a water bill within thirty (30) days from the due date of said bill, an additional ten percent (10%) of the total charge shall be added to the amount due as a late charge.
§210-28. Terms of payment:
•C. Nonpayment. If any water bill is not paid within thirty (30) days from the due date, the water shall be turned off.

•D. Billing. **Bills will be sent out to consumers, but **failure of any consumer to receive a bill promptly shall not excuse nonpayment of the same.**

 

 

The current Water / Sewer SERVICE Rates – effective with the August 2015 Billing

INSIDE VILLAGE                                        OUTSIDE VILLAGE

Water         Sewer         TOTAL                  Water         Sewer         TOTAL

155.10         62.73         217.83                 186.43         97.94          284.37

PENNSYLVANIA AVE

Water

191.79

SERVICE CHARGE: This is a flat rate bill and will be sent regardless of whether or not a dwelling is vacant. It is based on the service provided to the dwelling and maintenance the on the water/sewer lines.  You will receive a SERVICE charge for EACH unit within the dwelling as specified on the Village Tax Roll.

USAGE CHARGE: This bill is based on the number of thousand gallons of water that have been recorded by the meter as used and discharged into the sewer system.  Meters are read four times a year. All water passing through a meter will be charged for, whether wasted or used.

Sewer debt repayment: $65 per quarterly bill, pays back debt that the Village has incurred because of mandated project compliances that were required for the Village to complete.

The current Water / Sewer USAGE Rates (per thousand gallons)

INSIDE VILLAGE                                      OUTSIDE VILLAGE

Water         Sewer         TOTAL                  Water         Sewer         TOTAL

5.22           2.78            8.00                   8.07           3.86         11.93

All bills will have a 10% penalty assessed if payment is not received by the due date specified on the bill. 

Effective 8/21/15: The clerk’s office now accepts credit cards for water/sewer payments, and village tax payment. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express will be accepted. Please note that a service fee of 3% of the payment amount will be assessed on all credit card payments.

*** In total, the property owner has 30 (thirty) days after the initial due date to pay off any balance due (with penalty) before water is shut off. If a water/sewer bill is not paid 30 (thirty) days after it is due, the village will shut off water to the residence. This incurs a $30.00 shut-off fee for the property owner. Water service will be restored to the residence when the balance is paid in full. This balance includes the $30.00 shut-off fee, as well as a $30.00 turn-on fee.***

 

WATER TURN ON / SHUT OFF FEES:    *Inside Village*

The fee to have the water turned on at the curb is $30.00

The fee to have the water shut off at the curb is $30.00