Sargent Utility Rates

No. 489 Electric Rate Schedule - PDF / Word Doc
No. 497 Water and Sewer Rates - PDF / Word Doc

Ordinance No. 489

AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A NEW SCHEDULE OF RATES BASED ON CONSUMPTION OF ELECTRIC CURRENT FROM THE ELECTRIC UTILITY SYSTEM OF THE CITY OF SARGENT, NEBRASKA; TO REPEAL ORDINANCE NO. 482. PROVIDING FOR EFFECTIVE DATE; AND, FOR PUBLICATION IN PAMPHLET FORM.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SARGENT, NEBRASKA:

Section 1. Due to an increase in the cost of electric power to the Municipal Utilities of the City of Sargent, Nebraska, from its suppliers, rising cost of supplying that power to the consumers and the costs involved with complying with Federal and State environmental mandates, the following rate schedules are hereby established relative to electric consumption. For the purpose of this rate schedule, the Summer months are June-September and the Winter months are October-May.


Residential Rate Schedule

Applicable: To customers taking single-phase, electric service for residential use in single-family or in multi-family dwellings where each living unit in such multi-family dwelling is individually metered. Not available for standby or resale service.

Effective April 1, 2014
Customer Charge $13.50
All kWh used in Summer $.1325
First 400 kWh used in Winter $.1088
Over 400 kWh used in Winter $.0920


Extraterritorial Residential Rate Schedule

Applicable: To customers taking single-phase, electric service for residential use in single-family or in multi-family dwellings where each living unit in such multi-family dwelling is individually metered. Not available for standby or resale service.

Effective April 1, 2014
Customer Charge $15.50
All kWh used in Summer $.1485
First 400 kWh used in Winter $.1197
Over 400 kWh used in Winter $.0965


General Service Rate Schedule

Applicable: To any customer that is not eligible for another rate class.

Effective April 1, 2014
Single Phase Customer Charge $19.00
Three Phase Customer Charge $40.00
All kWh used in Summer $0.1380
First 800 kWh used in Winter $0.1283
Over 800 kWh used in Winter $0.1088


Extraterritorial General Service Rate Schedule

Applicable: To any customer that is not eligible for another rate class.

Effective April 1, 2014
Single Phase Customer Charge $19.00
Three Phase Customer Charge $40.00
All kWh used in Summer $0.1380
First 800 kWh used in Winter $0.1283
Over 800 kWh used in Winter $0.1088


General Service Demand Rate Schedule

Applicable: To any customer that uses more than 10,000 kWh or 50 kW in three consecutive months.

Effective April 1, 2014
Customer Charge $100.00
On Peak Demand charge per kW in Summer $14.50
Off Peak Demand charge per kW in Summer $0.00
All kWh used $0.08168
On Peak Demand charge per kW in Winter $14.75
Off Peak Demand charge per kW in Winter $0.00
All kWh used $0.0688

Excess kVARs: $1.90

Monthly Demand: Monthly Demand is defined as the highest integrated kilowatt load during any 60-minute period occurring in the billing period for which the determination is made.

Summer On and Off Peak Periods: During the summer season, the off peak period is defined as all hours on Sunday, Independence Day, Labor Day, all hours on September 16 through September 30, the 10-hour period commencing at 11:00 p.m. through 9:00 a.m., and other hours waived at the City’s discretion. All other hours in the summer season shall be defined as the on peak hours.

Winter On and Off Peak Periods: During the winter season, on peak rates shall apply to any usage between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday (excluding Memorial Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, and New Year’s Day). All other hours during the winter season shall be considered off peak.

Power Factor Correction: If a customer fails to maintain a power factor of 90%, it will be charged for excess kVARs. Excess kVARs will be calculated as the Maximum kVARs for the billing period minus the product of the Monthly Demand multiplied by 0.4843 (representing a power factor of 90%). In order to provide the customer an opportunity to install corrective equipment, a customer will not be billed for power factor connection for the first three months after notification

Extraterritorial General Service Demand Rate Schedule

Applicable: To any customer that uses more than 10,000 kWh or 50 kW in three consecutive months.

Effective April 1, 2014
Customer Charge $110.00
On Peak Demand charge per kW in Summer $15.50
Off Peak Demand charge per kW in Summer $0.00
All kWh used in Summer $0.0902
On Peak Demand charge per kW in Winter 15.75
Off Peak Demand charge per kW in Winter 0.00
All kWh used in Winter $0.0802

Excess kVARs: $1.90

Monthly Demand: Monthly Demand is defined as the highest integrated kilowatt load during any 60-minute period occurring in the billing period for which the determination is made.

Summer On and Off Peak Periods: During the summer season, the off peak period is defined as all hours on Sunday, Independence Day, Labor Day, all hours on September 16 through September 30, the 10-hour period commencing at 11:00 p.m. through 9:00 a.m., and other hours waived at the City’s discretion. All other hours in the summer season shall be defined as the on peak hours.

Winter On and Off Peak Periods: During the winter season, on peak rates shall apply to any usage between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday (excluding Memorial Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, and New Year’s Day). All other hours during the winter season shall be considered off peak.

Power Factor Correction: If a customer fails to maintain a power factor of 90%, it will be charged for excess kVARs. Excess kVARs will be calculated as the Maximum kVARs for the billing period minus the product of the Monthly Demand multiplied by 0.4843 (representing a power factor of 90%). In order to provide the customer an opportunity to install corrective equipment, a customer will not be billed for power factor connection for the first three months after notification.

Industrial Rate Schedule

Applicable: To customers with 1,000 kVA or more of installed dedicated transformation capacity.

Effective April 1, 2014
Single Phase Customer Charge $19.00
Three Phase Customer Charge $40.00
All kWh used in Summer $0.1380
First 800 kWh used in Winter $0.1283
Over 800 kWh used in Winter $0.1088

Monthly Transformer Charge: $0.60/KVA Installed/mo

Power Factor Correction: If a customer fails to maintain a power factor of 90%, it will be charged for excess kVARs. Excess kVARs will be calculated as the Maximum kVARs for the billing period minus the product of the Monthly Demand multiplied by 0.4843 (representing a power factor of 90%). In order to provide the customer an opportunity to install corrective equipment, a customer will not be billed for power factor connection for the first three months after notification.


Irrigation Electric Rate Schedule

Applicable: To year-round irrigation customers with five-horsepower (5 HP) or more when all service is supplied through a single meter with no load control.

Effective April 1, 2015
Horsepower Charge (per HP)
Billed annually on May 1
$48.00
No Control $0.176 per kWh
One Day Control $0.084 per kWh
Two Day Control $0.072 per kWh


Street and Security Lighting Rate Schedule

Applicable: For service to street, yard, and security lights where the City is responsible for installation and maintenance.

Effective April 1, 2014
Metered Service All customers $7.50
Unmetered Service $10.00


Municipal Electrical Schedule

Applicable: To city Wells, Sewer, Light, and Office Building

Effective April 1, 2014
All kWh used in Summer $0.0700
First 800 kWh used in Winter $0.0800
Over 800 kWh used in Winter $0.0800

Section 2. All ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.

Section 3. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval, and publication, according to law.

Passed and approved this 11th day of May, 2015.

Mayor Mick Kozeal

Attest:
City Clerk, Gwenda Horky