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3/23/2020 - PUBLIC NOTICE of RATE HEARING

PUBLIC NOTICE OF PUBLIC RATE HEARING

DEPTFORD TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Tuesday, the 21st day of April, 2020 at 5:30 P.M. during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Deptford Township Municipal Utilities Authority a Public Rate Hearing shall be held on the proposed adjustments of Deptford MUA’s various charges.  The Rate Hearing will be held at 898 Cattell Road, Deptford, New Jersey. 

 

SEWER CHARGES

The minimum monthly Residential and Commercial sewer portion is shown below

 

                                                                                                                PRESENT                              AMENDMENT

                                                                                                                $35.70                                   $39.00

 

Qualified PAAD Senior Discount Rate                                                PRESENT                              AMENDMENT

                                                                                                                $17.85                                   $19.50

                                                                               

Monthly Sewer Rates for Commercial and Industrial Accounts

                                                                                                                PRESENT                              AMENDMENT

Commercial  up to 9,999 gallons                                                        $35.70                                   $39.00

 

Schools and any 1” or larger commercial meters, additional charges based on water consumption

In excess of 9,999 gallons per month is charged as follows:

                                                                                                                PRESENT                              AMENDMENT

10,000 to 15,999                                                                                    $4.20                                     $4.65

16,000 to 20,999                                                                                     $5.00                                    $5.45

21,000 and up                                                                                         $6.00                                     $6.55                                                                                                    

Rates for customers with Industrial Pretreatment requiring G.C.U.A. permits, minimum monthly

For the first 20,999 gallons                                                                  $94.65                                 $103.15

21,000 gallons and over (per 1,000 gallons)                                       $6.00                                      $6.55

 

 

WATER CHARGES

The minimum monthly (up to 3,999 gallons) Residential WATER Portion is shown below:

                5/8” or 5/8” x 3/4” Meter                                             PRESENT                              AMENDMENT

                                DTMUA                                                                 $16.55                                   $19.00

 

Qualified PAAD Senior Discount Rate                                      PRESENT                              AMENDMENT

5/8 inch”, 5/8 inch x ¾ inch                                                               $8.28                                     $9.50

¾ inch                                                                                                   $10.35                                   $11.90

 

Commercial                        Consumption Allowance               PRESENT Monthly           

Meter Size                          per month in gallons                       Minimum                            AMENDMENT   

¾”                                              4,999                                                  $20.70                                    $23.80

1”                                               5,999                                                 $24.85                                   $28.60

1 ½”                                           8,999                                                 $38.85                                   $44.70

2”                                             16,999                                                 $75.30                                   $86.60

3”                                             30,999                                               $140.70                                 $161.80

4”                                             40,999                                                $199.35                                $229.25

6”                                             80,999                                                $421.50                                $484.70

8”                                            160,999                                               $891.00                            $1,024.65

 

Excess water usage rate apply to all Residential, Commercial and Industrial customers

 

                                                                                                                PRESENT PER                     AMENDMENT

Excess tier                                                                                           1,000 Gallons                     per 1,000 gallons

Water usage above minimum monthly allowance

Per 1,000 Gallons                                                                                 $4.20                                     $4.60    

 

FIRE SERVICE Line Fees

All fire service mains are to be equipped with detector check valves.

                                                                PRESENT Monthly                            AMENDMENT

¾ inch connections                                $13.00                                                 $14.95

2 inch connections                                 $21.75                                                 $25.00

3 inch connections                                 $31.60                                                 $36.35

4 inch connections                                 $37.55                                                 $43.20

6 inch connections                                 $69.15                                                 $79.50

8 inch connections                                $126.50                                              $145.50

 

Tampering Charges

Charges for tampering with a meter or theft of water will be assessed per individuals or businesses and not per location as follows:

               *First Offense $250.00

* Second Offense $500.00

* Third and Subsequent Offense $1,000.00

 

ALL OF THE ABOVE REFLECTS ONLY THE RATES FROM THE DTMUA RATE SCHEDULE THAT ARE PROPOSED TO BE AMENDED; ALL OTHER RATES AND REQUIREMENTS REMAIN THE SAME.

 

The public hearing shall be held at the date and time stated above to hear testimony related to the proposed rate adjustments.  Rates will be effective May 1, 2020.

 

DEPTFORD TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY

By:  Michael Cusick, Executive Director