§ 50.072  CHARGES FOR RECONNECTION, DISCONNECTION AND OTHER SPECIAL SERVICES.
   To partially offset the additional expense caused the utility to furnish special services requested or caused by the consumer, such as the connection and disconnection of service deposits, collection of accounts, meter testing and the like, the charges and requirements set forth in this section and subsequent revisions thereof shall apply.
Description of Service Furnished
Charge
Description of Service Furnished
Charge
New account, to establish a new account
None
Trip charge, for location of new service
None
Trip charge, for disconnection of service involving final bill
None
Account transfer, for name change only where no trip is involved
None
Trip charge to collect or disconnect delinquent account - per trip
$25
Trip charge to reconnect service disconnected for nonpayment of bill (utility has option to waive first reconnection charge)
$25
Trip charge to reconnect service disconnected for violation of rules and regulations not specified in this table
$50
Trip charge to reconnect service after disconnection for failure to comply with the utility's general rules and regulations
$50
Trip charge to reconnect or disconnect at consumer's request:
   (a)   During regular working hours
   (b)   During holidays or during non-regular working hours
      (after hours, duty person gets 2 hours minimum at time and one-half instead of regular turn-on charge)
 
None
$50
 
Deposit required to secure bill payment
   Water only
   Electric only
   Water and Sewer
   Water, Sewer and Electric
   Electric Heat only
   Electric Heat, Water and Sewer
 
$100
$200
$200
$250
$250
$250
Return of the consumer's check or ACH payment by bank for insufficient funds
$25
Initial establishment of temporary service for contractors, mobile homes, trailers, carnivals, festivals, and the like
$300
Fraud or illegal diversion of electricity, reconnection of service charge per § 50.006 but not less than:
$100
 
 
Description of Service Furnished
Charge
Testing of meter when requested by the consumer:
   (a)   If meter is found more than 2% slow or fast
   (b)   If meter is slow or fast by 2% or less
 
No charge
$50
Other special services will be furnished under the following conditions:
   (a)   Service connections after regular working hours, weekends or holidays may be made at option of the utility but shall be considered as a special service subject to a special charge to cover the additional costs involved.  In addition to the regular reconnection or trip charge, the consumer shall pay to the utility the actual cost of the special overtime service, to include labor, payroll taxes, materials, insurance, benefits, transportation and the like; and all other direct and allocatable costs.
   (b)   All charges shall be added to the consumers regular monthly utility bill and shall be due and payable by the payment date specified, and if not paid, the electric service supplied shall be subject to curtailment to a minimum allowable amperage of not more than 30 amps.
The utility reserves the right to require a deposit of up to three months of estimated billing. The deposit does not relieve the property owner of responsibility for utility bill payment.
 
(Ord. 10-85, passed 10-7-85; Am. Ord. 14-2015, passed 3-21-16)
(Ord. 10-85, passed 10-7-85)