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Schedule A Rates & Fees 

SCHEDULE “A”

FEES AND CHARGES

Effective March 1, 2018

Updated November 23, 2021

Water and Sewer Service Fees and Charges; Construction Permits and Inspections


     These Regulations are adopted pursuant to the authority granted to Municipal Utility Districts by the Texas Legislature, under Chapters 49 and 54 of the Texas Water Code.

     The District shall adopt a schedule of fees and charges which includes any required deposit for water and sewer service, connection and reconnection fees for water and sewer service,  and rates for water and sewer service.  The fees shall be reviewed periodically by the District. 

      The District has adopted procedures for new residential construction, remodeling projects, and inspections. A construction permit application must be submitted and approved prior to the commencement of any new construction or remodeling projects.

      Failure to make application prior to the start of construction of new residences or substantial repairs or renovations of $10,000 or more involving water and/or sanitary sewer plumbing will result in a 50% penalty being assessed with respect to all required fees and escrow costs and, furthermore, such failure could delay water and wastewater service activation.

Late fees for delinquent accounts are $10 or 10% of billed amount


 (1)  Water Service Fees and Charges         (Amended effective March 31, 2013)

                                        Base (Flat) Rate—Monthly Minimum (includes 2,000 gallons)        

                                                                                                   5/8” or 3/4”meter                                         $  65.75

                                                                                                   1” meter                                                         $  78.25

                                                                                                   1-1/2” meter                                                  $140.75

                                                                                                   2” meter                                                         $220.75

                                                                                                   3” meter                                                         $422.75

                                                          2,001-10,000 Gallons (Rate /1,000 Gallons)                                      $    2.50

                                                         Over 10,000 Gallons (Rate /1,000 Gallons)                                        $    3.25

                                                        Water Meter Test Fee (within 2 years of last test)                             $  50.00

                                                        Water Meter Reread Fee (3rd time in 1 year of last test)                  $  25.00


                                                         New Construction Tap Fee:                                                                   $750.00

                                                                                                            (plus applicable parts and labor)

                                                        (Any road boring required for individual meter service to be charged at actual cost.)


                                                            Fee to Lock/Unlock Water Meter:                                                     $100.00

                                                            Water Termination Fee:                                                                      $100.00                      

                                                            Water Reconnection Fee:                                                                    $100.00


  (2)  Sewer Service Fees and Charges      


                                                           Monthly Residential Service Charge Per Member                           $  43.25

                                                          Monthly CommercialService Charge Per Member                          $  53.75  

                                                          New Construction Tap Fee:                                                                  $750.00

                                                                                                    (plus applicable parts and labor)

                                                     (Any road or other boring required for individual tap to be charged at actual cost.)



Fees for termination and/or reconnection of sewer service are charged

based on the actual cost per incident.


Service Deposit:   (combined fee for water and sewer)                  $350.00   

(Amended effective April 7, 2014)        

                                                           

New Member UtilityTransfer Fee:                                                     $350.00

 (combined fee for water and sewer)


Member/Member Utility Transfer Fee:                                              $150.00

(purchasing member-onlyeffective 5/21/07):      

(combined fee for water and sewer)


(3)  Roads and Bridges Maintenance Fee                                        

Monthly Service Charge Per Platted Lot                                             $8.00                                      


 (4)  Construction Permits and Inspections              (Amended effective November 23, 2021)

Consideration is to be given, in accordance with the District’s interest in one or more easements described below for the purpose of constructing, reconstructing, inspecting, testing, maintaining, and operating a freshwater line or lines, and sewage collection line or lines, with meters and other equipment necessary to supply potable water, and sewage collection.


  • The easement or easements shall be a width of ten (10) feet and extend along the property line; the boundary line of any road (public or private) which borders the above tract; and/or centered on the centerline of the line(s) as constructed through said tract; so that water may be piped to each lot or parcel.  Furthermore, the easement or easements shall extend along the property line and/or boundary line of any road (public or private) which may be constructed through said tract, so that water may be piped to each lot or parcel in said tract as further development occurs.

(b) The easement or easements shall be: 1) a radius of five (5) feet from the center point of the Company owned potable water meter, 2) a width of five (5) feet on each side of the Company owned potable water service line and shall extend along the Company owned potable water service line to the property boundary line of the above tract, lot or parcel of land, and 3) a radius of five (5) feet from the center point of a fire hydrant location determined by the district engineer.


(c) The easement or easements shall be a width of ten (10) feet and shall follow the centerline of the sanitary sewer line(s) as constructed through said tract, so that sanitary sewer may be collected from each lot or parcel in said tract.


In accordance with the District’s authority to provide building inspections, issue permits, and collect fees therefor, an interim schedule of fees and charges has been adopted pending review and adoption of final procedures and regulations.


New Residential Construction Permit                                                $1,000 Base Fee

Plus: square footage under roof charged @ $0.15/sq ft


Any structural addition or remodeling                                              $   100 Flat Fee

Swimming Pool Construction Fee                                                      $   100 Flat Fee

Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical Inspections                          $   150/Inspection

Swimming Pool Inspections                                                               $     50 Flat Fee

Demolition Permit Fee                                                                        $   300 Flat Fee


(5)  Required Deposits                                               (Amended effective August 19, 2019)

                                               

Reverse Mortgages:                                        Equal to One (1) Year’s Assessment Fees

(Assessment fees include Roads)


Home Equity Loan or Line of Credit               Equal to One (1) Year’s Assessment Fees

(Assessment Fees include Roads)


Refusal to Sign Authorization For Unpaid Obligations:                        $350.00


Residents on Club Restriction:                                                                 $350.00



NOTE:  A State Regulatory Assessment equal to one-half percent (0.5%) of the

charge for retail water and sewer service shall be collected from each customer.