Solid Waste, Sanitary Sewer, and Storm Water Fee Changes
• Solid waste cart fees increased from $21.00 per month to $25.00 per month for 65 gallon carts and from $25.00 per month to $29.00 per month for 95 gallon carts on May 1, 2018. Beginning on May 1, 2019, all cart sizes and the Low-Income Refuse Fee (currently $16.00 per month) will increase on an annual basis at a rate of 3 percent.
• The sanitary sewer consumption fee and fixed fee increased on May 1, 2018. This means that the consumption fee per 100 cubic feet increased from $1.60 to $2.40, and the sanitary sewer fixed fee increased from $1.50 to $2.25. Then on May 1, 2019, fees will begin increasing at an annual rate of 3 percent.
• Storm water fixed fees increased on May 1, 2018. The base rate per Impervious Area Unit (hard surface area divided by 1,000 and then rounded) will increase from $1.45 to $1.89. Fees will then increase at an annual rate of 3 percent, beginning on May 1, 2019.
For more information about the forthcoming solid waste, sanitary sewer, and storm water management fee changes, please visit www.cityblm.org/publicworks.