Other Fees on Your Utility Bill

Fees

Service 2017 Rate
2018 Rate
Description
Sanitary Sewer $5.81/1,000 gallons used
$6.12/1,000 gallons used
A sewer base or cap is calculated each year during the winter period for residential accounts.
Find out how the Sanitary Sewer Charges are calculated.
Irrigation Meter $2.92/1,000 gallons used $3.12/1,000 gallons used Rate charged for metered lawn irrigation. Implemented to comply with the state water conservation law.
Storm Sewer $5 $5 Flat fee that each resident pays per month. The storm sewer charge is for maintenance, renovation, and additions to the existing storm sewer system. The storm sewer is for water runoff (rainstorms, winter thaw, etc).
Recycling $5 $5 Flat fee that each resident pays per month.
State Solid Waste Management Fee Varies Varies State charge of 9.75% calculated on the refuse portion of the bill. Also applies to bulk pickup charges. These fees are remitted back to the State of Minnesota.
State Health Fee $6.36 $6.36 Yearly charge for connection to public utility. This is a State mandated charge. All funds collected by the City are remitted to the State Department of Revenue.
Hennepin County Solid Waste Management Fee Varies Varies Hennepin County charge of 9% calculated on the Refuse portion of the bill. Also applies to bulk pickup charges. These fees are remitted back to Hennepin County.