UTILITY FEES & PENALTIES




RESIDENTIAL UTILITY  CUSTOMERS




(Effective October 1, 2020) 

METER DEPOSITS:

Deposits are required in full on all accounts before services begin and are not based on credit.

$150.00










WATER & SEWER RATES: 








WATER RATES

SEWER RATES

INSIDE CITY:  

0 - 2000 gallons




$30.68 

$13.70 

 


Each additional 1000 gallons used


$3.87 

$3.20 

OUTSIDE CITY:

0 - 2000 gallons




$44.08 

$21.71 

 


Each additional 1000 gallons used


$5.81 

$5.21 

BOND FEE:  

for each water account and sewer account

$1.39 

$1.39 

FRA (Street Franchise Fee) 






5% of water and sewer charges

SEWER AVERAGE CALCULATION:

EXAMPLE:  







 

Every March, the Sewer Rate is averaged with the January and February

 

water usage, with the minimum of $13.70 for all new accounts.  


 

EXAMPLE:   







 

Base Fee

 1st 2,000 gallons






$13.70 

 January

thousand gallons

February

thousand gallons



 

6+5=11 thousand gallons/2 for average = 5.5 thousand gallons (rounded to 6) 

       

6,000 gallons (average) - 2,000 (1st 2,000 gallons) = 4,000 additional

$3.20*4 =

      12.80 

The new average Sewer Rate for the year will be $26.50 each month beginning

$26.50 

with March billing dates, due date April.

See next page for billing cycle.

 










GARBAGE RATES: 

Sales tax and once per month brush collection is included in garbage rates.

 

$28.98 

for 1 Cart



$40.68 

for 2 Carts 

 

$48.99 

for 3 Carts

 

 

$57.32 

for 4 Carts

 












COMMERCIAL UTILITY  CUSTOMERS




(Effective October 1, 2020) 










METER DEPOSITS:

Deposits are required in full on all accounts before services begin and are not based on credit.

$200.00 










WATER & SEWER RATES: 

 







WATER RATES

SEWER RATES

INSIDE CITY:  

0 - 2000 gallons




$30.68 

$28.65 

 


Each additional 1000 gallons used


$3.87 

$3.47 

OUTSIDE CITY:

0 - 2000 gallons




$44.08 

$42.53 

 


Each additional 1000 gallons used


$5.81 

$5.21 

BOND FEE:  

for each water account and sewer account

$1.39 

$1.39 

FRA (Street Franchise Fee) 

 

 

 

 

 

5% of water and sewer charges



















GARBAGE RATES: 

All commercial customers should call Republic Services to set up an account for 

garbage collection.  The City of Mathis does not bill commercial accounts for this service.

Republic Services 

800-640-2014

 

 

 

 

 













RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS










BILLING CYCLE - Services 17th to 16th, billed end of month; due following month. 

Ex: Services 12/17/20-1/16/21; Billed 1/31/21; Due Date 2/16/21; Late Due Date 2/23/21










OTHER FEES:

LATE FEE:    



5% after 4:30 pm on the 16th

 

SERVICE FEE:    



$20.00 after 4:30 pm on the 23rd

 

DISCONNECT DATE 24th





 

METER TAMPER FEE: 


$100.00 




 

RETURN CHECK FEE:  

 

$30.00 

 

 

 

 











For questions or issues concerning water or sewer services, contact:











MONDAY-FRIDAY 

8:00 am–4:30 pm

In person at the Utility Billing Office




8:00 am–5:00 pm

Call 361-547-3343



AFTER HOURS:  


Police Department

Call 361-547-2113











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City of Mathis, 411 E. San Patricio Ave., Mathis, TX  78368

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