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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Rates & Fees

Rates and Fees Schedule, Effective October 1, 2017

Application Administrative Fee:  $25.00

Annexation Fee:
Single Unplatted Tract of Land or Platted Lot
$400.00 first acre or lot, plus $10.00 each additional acre
Multiple Lots and/or Multiple Tracts (Lots/tracts must be contiguous to qualify for fee)
$400.00 for 1st lot, or 1st acre, plus
Incremental acreage over one acre per lot = $10.00 per acre or fraction thereof, plus
$25.00 for each additional lot/tract

Consultation by WCID#17 Staff:  $60.00

Consultation – Membrane Plant Assistance: $80.00 / hour plus travel expenses

Copies: $0.10 per page for readily available documents;  for all other copies/media charges, see Section 2.1.9 of the District Service Rules and Policies for appropriate charge.

Deposits, Meter:
Meter Size            Deposit Amount
5/8″                       $75.00
3/4″                       $125.00
1″                          $185.00
1 ½”                      $375.00
2″                          $600.00
3″                          $1200.00
4″                          $1875.00
6″                          $3750.00
8″                          $5625.00

Development Fees:  See Policy Manual, Section 2.3

Fines: Violation of District Policy – not to exceed $5000.00
(See separate list of fines)

Grinder Pump Maintenance Fee:  $5.00 per month

Hourly Charges:  Office:  $35.00     Field:  $40.00

Impact Fees:
Water, District-Wide                           $7,900 per LUE

Wastewater, Flintrock  System        $13,200 per LUE
Wastewater, City of Austin                $1,400 per LUE
(applies only to Comanche Canyon Ranch and Steiner Ranch connections)

Wastewater, Commander’s Point     $9,200 per LUE

Wastewater, Steiner Ranch System $4,100 per LUE (lots outside Steiner Ranch Defined Area)

Wastewater, WTCPUA                       $5,250 per LUE  (Falconhead West)

Wastewater, LMUD                            $7,300 per LUE  (North Lakeway System)

Meter Size          # LUEs Required
5/8″                   1 (D)
3/4″                   1.5 (D)
1″                      2.5 (D)
1 1/2″                5 (D)
2″                      8 (D)
3″                      15 (D) or 18 (T)
4″                      25 (D) or 30 (T)
6″                      50 (D) or 60 (T)
8″                      90 (T)

(D) = Displacement Meter

(T) = Turbine Meter

Impact Fee/LUE Transfer Fee:
$100.00 for first LUE
$10.00 each additional LUE

Inspection Fees, Customer Service (CSI)
Residential, $50.00 per trip
Commercial, fee is as charged by Third Party Inspector

Inspection Fees, Grinder Pumps
Residential, $250.00
Commercial, $500.00
Additional Inspection, both classes $50.00 each

Inspection Fees, Infrastructure Construction
Fee is assessed based on total water and wastewater improvements.
1st  $500,000 2%
2nd $500,000 1.5%
Any amount over $1,000,000  1%

Inspection Fees, Plumbing
Residential:  $50.00 each inspection
Reinspection:  $50.00 each inspection
Commercial:  $55.00 each inspection
Reinspection:  $55.00 each inspection
Irrigation, Residential & Commercial:  $55.00 each inspection
Pool, Residential:  $50.00 each inspection
Pool, Commercial:  $55.00 each inspection

Late Fee:  10% of current unpaid balance on monthly bill

Meter Calibrations:  $65.00 (for customer-requested calibration if meter is within manufacturer’s specifications)

OUT OF DISTRICT CUSTOMER RATES & FEES

Apache Shores Monthly Rates
Applicable to Apache Shores Customers Only – these rates are charged on the monthly water bill in addition to the water charges:
* Debt Service Fee:  $5.83 / month
* Capacity Buy-In Fee:  $8.92/ month
* Out-of-District Fee:  $14.00 / month

River Ridge Monthly Rates *
Applicable to River Ridge Customers only – these rates are charged on the monthly water bill in addition to the water charges:
* Debt Service Fee       $18.57 / month
* Capacity Buy-In Fee  $14.99 / month
* Out-of-District Fee     $14.00 / month

Plan Review Fee:
Residential – $15.00, hourly rate if over (30) minutes
Commercial – $100 min, includes 2 reviews
Commercial Tenant Finish-Out – $150
Preliminary Plan – $100
Plat Review – $100
Subdivision -$100 min, includes 2 reviews, plus $25 per water LUE or $35 per water & wastewater LUEs, up to $1,800.00
Subsequent reviews – Commerical & Subdivision – $100 ea

Irrigation Plan – Varies with Size of System **Click Here**

Plumbing Permit Issue Fee:  $50.00 per permit + inspection fees
Residential/Commercial Permits:  valid for one (1) year
Irrigation Permits:  valid for three (3) months
Pool Permits:  valid for six (6) months

Plumbing Permit Extension Fee:  $30.00
Valid for six(6)months on Residential/Commerical permits only.

Raw / Reclaimed Water: $1.40 per 1,000 gallons, plus base fee of $20.00

Research Fee:  $40.00 an hour, $5.00 minimum

Return Payment Fee:  $25.00
After three (3) returned payments within one (1) year, the account will be placed on a cash basis for one (1) full year.

Service Connect Fee:
Re-establish / Re-connect service, meter is in ground   $35.00
Tap exists:
5/8″ or 3/4″ meter to be installed     $275.00
1″ meter to be installed                         $340.00
1-1/2″ meter to be installed                  $568.00
2″ or larger meter, contact District Office

Service Call:  $15.00 (15 minute limit)
(Service calls exceeding 15 minutes will be charged $40.00/hr)
After Hours:  $60.00

Fire FlowTest:  $100.00
Datalog:              $40.00

Hydrostatic Test:  $65.00

Pull Meter, customer requested:  $35.00

Repairs:  Labor will be charged per man hour, based on time of day service is provided, plus materials, equipment time, water loss, etc.
   Equipment rates for repairs:
Backhoe:                $65.00 per hour
Camera Service:   $75.00 – Test only
Camera Test and Lines pumped:    $250.00 per hour
Crane Truck:         $65.00 per hour
Dump Truck:         $65.00 per hour
Hydro Jet Truck:   $250.00 per hour
Pump Truck:         $250.00 per load
Rocksaw:              $65.00 per hour
Vacuum Truck:     $250.00 per hour

Wastewater & Water Sampling Fee:  $50.00 plus actual laboratory analysis cost

Subsequent User Fees:

Cardinal Hills, Units 4 – 7:          $5,690/LUE Water    $7,547/LUE Wastewater

Casa Trinidad                                    $8,633.50/LUE Wastewater

Comanche Canyon Ranch:          $6,037/LUE Wastewater

Flintrock Defined Area:               $5,390/LUE Water     $9,326/LUE Wastewater

 

McCormick Mtn. Service Area:   $6,760 / LUE Water

North Lakeway Village:                $4,058/LUE Wastewater Const. Fee

Serene Hills Waterline Const:   $9,300 per Connection

Steiner Defined Area:                  $2,260/LUE Water  (applies only to Lakeside lots: Phase 1, Section 6)

Travis Vista/Marshall Ford        $9,395/LUE Wastewater

Tap Fees (Installation of Water Service Line and Meter):
Tap fee is split between two services unless tap will only serve one meter.
1″ TAP – Single Service with Road cut –             $3,655.00

1″ TAP – Single Service without Road cut –        $1,300.00

1″ TAP – Double Service with Road cut –            $3,995.00* ($1,997.50 per side)
1″ TAP – Double Service without Road cut –     $1,860.00*($930.00 per side)

*Fee is split between two services.    **** Add $250.00 for TAP on 24″ main ****

Tax Rates:  (per $100.00 valuation for 2017)
District-wide = .0599
Steiner Ranch Defined Area = 0.2987*
Flintrock Ranch Estates Defined Area = 0.3996 *
Serene Hills Defined Area = 0.6250*

* Defined Areas must also pay the District-wide tax.

District 17 collects 8.25% sales tax on Solid Waste Service

TCEQ Regulatory Assessment Fee:  0.5 % of water and wastewater charges

Texas Department of Transportation/RR 620 Waterline Relocation Fee:  $5.00/month/account (Effective Jan.1,’18)

Trash / Solid Waste Service:  $18.00/ month + sales tax (both trash & recycle included).

Service contracted with Waste Connections.

Additional 96-gallon trash cart:        $7.70/month

Additional 65-gallon recycling cart:  $4.40/month

[Contact WCID 17 for Commercial rates]

Unmetered Water:  $5.00 per 1,000 gallons

Wastewater Monthly Rate:  (Base & Volume rates apply)

Steiner WWTP & Flintrock WWTP Customers only –
Base rate – DETERMINED BY METER SIZE
Size                         Residential            Size             Commercial

5/8″,  3/4″ or 1″         $25.50               Less than 2″      $30.00
1-1/2″                        $28.00               2″ – 6″                $40.00
2″ – 6″                       $40.00               Larger than 6″ $60.00
Plus Volume rate:
Residential – $2.50/1000 gals per Winter Average (Dec, Jan, & Feb)
Commercial – $2.50/1000 gals per actual monthly water usage

Residential wastewater rates are based on the average of the water usage for Dec, Jan & Feb.

Customers with no usage history will be assigned 8,000 gallon usage rate until a winter rate

has been established.

North Lakeway Village only – Base Fee – $10.00 per month, Volume Fee – $5.00/1,000 gallons per Winter Average (Dec,Jan, & Feb)

Commercial based on meter size

Size                     Commercial       Volume Fee $5.00/1,000 gallons per monthly water usage

Less than 2″                 $10.71
2″ – 6″                            $14.29
Greater than 6″           $21.43

Falconhead West System (WTCPUA) only – Base Fee – $35.00 per month, Volume Fee – $3.80/1,000 gallons per Winter Average (Dec,Jan, & Feb)

Commercial based on meter size

Size                     Commercial         Volume Fee $2.50/1,000 gallons per monthly water usage

5/8″ – 3/4″              $30.00
1″ – 6″                       $40.00
Greater than 6″      $60.00

Comanche and Commander’s Point Systems only – Base Fee – $31.52 per month, Residential Volume Fee – $3.00/1,000 gallons per Winter Average (Dec,Jan, & Feb).

Commercial Base Fee – Based on Meter Size – Volume Fee – $3.00/1,000 gallons per actual water usage

Size                              Residential         Commercial

5/8″, 3/4″ or 1″                $31.52                $34.52
1-1/2″                              $32.52                $34.52
1″ – 6″                            $36.04                $44.52
6″                                    $40.56                $64.52

Water Conservation Credit:  $5.00 to all customers using 3,000 gallons or less per month. 

Water Rates:  Each customer will be charged a Base Rate as determined by the size of the meter and a Volume Rate as determined by the actual water used.
Base Rate:  (All Customers)
Meter Size          Base Fee
5/8″                   $17.00
3/4″                   $20.00
1″                      $22.00
1 1/2″                $33.00
2″                       $50.00
3″                       $75.00
4″                       $179.90
6″                       $359.90
8″                       $575.90

Volume Rate – Residential
0 to 10,000 gallons =           $2.02 per 1,000 gallons
10,001 to 15,000 gallons =    $3.03 per 1,000 gallons
15,001 to 30,000 gallons =    $4.55 per 1,000 gallons
30,001 to 50,000 gallons =   $6.82 per 1,000gallons
50,001 to 100,000 gallons = $10.23 per 1,000 gallons
over 100,000 gallons =          $15.35per 1,000 gallons

Volume Rate – Commercial

0 to 50,000 gallons =             $2.65 per 1,000 gallons
50,001 to 100,000 gallons = $3.75 per 1,000 gallons
over 100,000 gallons =           $6.56 per 1,000 gallons

Bulk Water Rates

Residential :  $5.00 per 1,000 gallons

Commercial: $250 per month plus meter charge, plus volumetric fee

Surplus Water Rate = $1.50 per 1,000 gallons