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Rates - Large Commercial


1. Availability.  This schedule is available to any commercial customer using standard electric service for lighting, power and/or other incidental service on one (1) meter and one (1) service at points on the municipal utility's existing secondary distribution lines within the area served by the municipal utility.  Customers using this schedule must have a combined total measured demand of thirty (30) kilowatts or greater, or be willing to assume a thirty (30) kilowatt billing demand.

2. Character of service.  
      a. Alternating current, 60 cycles, 120/240 volt single-phase, three wire, 120/240 volt three-phase, four wire delta or 120/208 volt three-phase, four wire wye.
      b. Service at other voltages may be obtained on this schedule at the option of the municipal utility.

3. Application.  To single-phase or three-phase service for all commercial power uses in commercial establishments, churches, schools, theatres, etc., supplied through one (1) meter where the municipal utility is the sole source of supply.  Service is for the exclusive use of the customer and shall not be resold or shared with others.


4. Customer Charge. The Customer Charge is designed to recover the costs of metering, billing, call center, and other administration costs.

5. Monthly rate.

      a. Customer charge.

          Customer charge     $182.28
      b. Energy charge.
           First 120 kwh used per kw of billing demand @  .0848

           Next 180 kwh used per kw of billing demand @  .0788
           Over 300 kwh used per kw of billing demand @  .0597

      c. Demand charge.
           30 kw minimum         $254.25
           All kw @                       $8.48
      d. Minimum charge.  The monthly minimum charge shall be the demand charge but not less than two hundred fifty-four dollars and twenty-five cents ($254.25).  This schedule contemplates year-round service with at least a minimum bill paid each month of the year.
      e. Billing demand.  The billing demand shall be the maximum indicated kilowatt demand charge but not less than fifty percent (50%) of the maximum indicated kilowatt demand recorded in the twelve (12) month period ending with the current month, except that no billing demand shall be less than thirty (30) kilowatts.

6. Payment.  Bills are rendered monthly and are due upon receipt.  A late payment charge will be added to the bill if payment is not received by the twentieth (20th) of the month.  The late payment charge shall be ten dollars ($10.00) for a monthly utility bill up to five hundred dollars ($500.00).  The late payment charge shall be two percent (2%) of the total utility bill for a monthly bill in excess of five hundred dollars ($500.00), with penalty accruing at the rate of two percent (2%) per month.  A fraction of a month shall be counted as a whole month.  Penalty will not exceed eighteen percent (18%) per year.  The municipal utility shall have the right to suspend services on the twenty-first (21st) day of the month if payment is not received.  The customer, in order to be reconnected, must pay all bills for utility services, including late charges, together with a reconnect charge of twenty dollars ($20.00). If utility customer has or has had a delinquent account balance, they may be required to make an additional deposit.