Tax & Utility Rates

Tax Rates

  • Sales Tax
    • Meals: 6%
    • Lodging: 8%
  • Real Estate Tax
    • $1.20 / $100 assessed value
  • Personal Property Tax
    • $3.50 / $100 assessed value (Auto, Trucks, Boats, Trailers, Motorcycles)
  • Machinery and Tools Tax:
    • $2 / $100 assessed value

Water Rates (Bi-Monthly)

- Revised July 1, 2016
For Water Users Within the City
Minimum charge for 1,000 cubic feet $22.33*
Next 4,000 cubic feet $16.10 per 1,000 cubic feet
Next 20,000 cubic feet $15.65 per 1,000 cubic feet
Next 100,000 cubic feet $15.97 per 1,000 cubic feet
All over 125,000 cubic feet $17.36 per 1,000 cubic feet
For Water Users Outside the City
Minimum charge for 1,000 cubic feet or less $26.42*
All over 1,000 cubic feet $16.51 per 1,000 cubic feet
*Includes $3.00 Capital Water Infrastructure Repair

Sewer Rates (Bi-Monthly)

- Revised July 1, 2016
For Sewer Users Within the City
Under 100,000 cubic feet $27.65* plus $2.61 per 100 cubic feet
All over 100,000 cubic feet $3.14 per 100 cubic feet
For Sewer Users Outside the City
All usage $32.29* plus $3.38 per 100 cubic feet
*Includes $3.00 Capital Sewer Infrastructure Repair

Refuse Collection and Recycling Rates (Bi-Monthly)


  • $26.50 (additional cans are $2.10 per month per can)

Storm Water Fee


The monthly utility fee for a residential property is the ERU rate of $2 per month for one ERU (Equivalent Residential Unit). The monthly utility fee for a nonresidential property is the ERU rate of $2 per month for one ERU, multiplied by the numerical factor obtained by dividing the total impervious area of the nonresidential property by one ERU (2,656 square feet).