Rates & Fees

The following Rates & Fees have been approved by the Rolla Board of Public Works. The Rates & Fees are subject to change. The most current information is available at the RMU Business Office at 102 W. 9th Street.

Each electric and/or water Customer shall be placed in either the Residential or Non-Residential rate class as determined by RMU. Listed below are all electric rate classes:

Residential: Applicable to any customer with an actual monthly demand of less than 100kW, that purchases the majority of their electricity for personal domestic use as defined in Section 144.030(24) RSMo. A business and/or place requiring a license to do business shall not be considered under this rate.
Commercial: Applicable to all non-residential customers with actual metered monthly demand of less than 100kW.
Power Service: Applicable to all customers with actual monthly demand of 100kW or greater, but less than 1,000kW. This rate applies to any customer whose demand falls within this bandwidth twice within any twelve consecutive calendar months.
Industrial Service: Applicable to all non-residential customers whose actual monthly demand  exceeds 1,000kW twice within any twelve consecutive calendar months.
Area/Street Lighting: Applicable for overhead outdoor lighting separately metered by Rolla Municipal Utilities and used primarily for area lighting, street lighting, parking lot lighting, or illumination of outdoor athletic facilities. Deminimus usage for auxiliary structures, such as restrooms or concession stands may be included in this rate class at the discretion of Rolla Municipal Utilities.

ELECTRIC SERVICE RATES (Effective with billing October 1, 2016)

Electric Deposit (RMU pays interest on cash deposits)

Residential $240.00 minimum(effective January 1, 2007)
Non-Residential Estimate based on RMU’s maximum exposure for two (2) consecutive months.
City of Rolla PILOT 5%

Residential Applies to any customer, with an actual monthly demand of less than 100kW, that purchases the majority of their electricity for personal domestic use as defined in Section 144.030(24) RSMo. A business and/or place requiring a license to do business shall not be considered under this rate.

 
Residential Single-Phase
All kWh used per month 8.9 ¢/kWh
*Service Availability Fee per month $20.00 per meter
 
Residential Three-Phase
All kWh used per month 8.9 ¢/kWh
*Service Availability Fee per month $30.00 per meter

Commercial Applies to all non-residential customers with actual metered monthly demand of less than 100kW.

 
Commercial Single-Phase
All kWh used per month 8.9 ¢/kWh
*Service Availability Fee per month $20.00 per meter
 
Commercial Three-Phase
All kWh used per month 8.9 ¢/kWh
*Service Availability Fee per month $30.00 per meter

Power Service Applies to all customers with actual monthly demand of 100kW or greater, but less than 1,000 kW. This rate applies to any customer whose demand falls within this bandwidth twice within any twelve consecutive calendar months.

Energy Charge
All kWh energy used per month 6.9 ¢/kWh
Demand Charge
All kW of demand per month $9.00/kW
Service Availability Fee per month $100.00 per meter

Industrial Applies to all non-residential customers whose actual monthly demand exceeds 1,000 kW twice within any twelve consecutive calendar months.

Energy Charge
All kWh energy used per month 6.7 ¢/kWh
Demand Charge
All kW of demand per month $9.00/kW
*Service Availability Fee per month $250.00 per meter

Area/Street Lighting  Applicable for overhead outdoor lighting separately metered by Rolla Municipal Utilities and used primarily for area lighting, street lighting, parking lot lighting, or illumination of outdoor athletic facilities. Deminimus usage for auxiliary structures, such as restrooms or concession stands may be included in this rate class at the discretion of Rolla Municipal Utilities.

 

Applies to all metered area/street lighting 
All kWh used per month 8.4 ¢/kWh
*Service Availability Fee per month $45.00 per meter
Applies to all non-metered area/street lighting
LS 10: Street Light (wood pole) – 60 watt LED $4.60/light
LS 11: Street Light (aluminum pole) – 60 watt LED $5.20/light
LS 25: Street Light – 95 watt LED $7.25/light
LS 40: Street Light – 223 watt LED $17.25/light
Applies to all non-metered rental lighting
SOD: 100 watt High Pressure Sodium (HPS) $7.60/light
CITY: 250 watt HPS $15.00/light
MTHA: 400 watt HPS $23.20/light
LR 10: Rental Light – 60 watt LED $4.95/light
*Installation charge, per fixture, on existing pole $210
LR 25: Rental Light – 95 watt LED $7.80 per month
*Installation charge, per fixture, on existing pole $300
LR 40: Rental Light – 240 watt LED $20.40 per month
*Installation charge, per fixture, on existing pole $735

  WATER SERVICE RATES (Effective with billing October 1, 2013)

Water Deposit (RMU pays interest on cash deposits)

Residential $60.00 minimum (effective January 1, 2007)
Non-Residential Estimate based on RMU’s maximum exposure for two (2) consecutive months.
City of Rolla PILOT 5%
Residential and Non-Resdential
 For each 1,000 gallons of water  $2.90
*Service Availability Fee per month: 
5/8″ & 3/4″ meters $9.00 per meter
1.0″ meter $11.00 per meter
1.5″ meter $17.00 per meter
2.0″ meter $25.00 per meter
3.0″ meter $50.00 per meter
4.0″ meter $75.00 per meter
6.0″ meter $125.00 per meter
Fire Sprinkler Line
Fee per month: (based on backflow preventer size)
<or=4″ $20.00 per connection
6″ $25.00 per connection
8″ $30.00 per connection
10″ $35.00 per connection

*SERVICE AVAILABILITY - A monthly charge per active electric and/or water meter. This fee is to recoup fixed expenses that are equally common to all customers, and unrelated to the actual energy or water each customer consumes. The monthly amount helps cover the cost of maintaining an active meter at your location for fixed non-energy or non-water related expenses in the fairest way possible. Examples of these expenses include: minimum system, customer service; accounting; engineering; meter reading; testing and installation; serviceman; power line; water main and fire hydrant maintenance; locating and marking underground cable and water lines.

CITY OF ROLLA SERVICES

The City of Rolla provides sanitary sewer and trash services to the citizens of Rolla. RMU bills these services for the City of Rolla as a convenience for RMU customers. For more information on these services please refer to the City of Rolla’s Website by clicking here


ADDITIONAL RMU FEES AND POLICIES 

(Effective with billing October 1, 2015)

Late Fee
A 10% fee will be added to bills that are not paid before the delinquent date. The monthly cycle bill will indicate the date a late fee will be added to the account and the new amount due.

 

Reconnect Fee
Required to reconnect services after being processed for disconnect $40.00

 

Return Payment Fee
Required on return payments (ACH transactions, checks, credit card transactions, etc.) $30.00

 

Service Fee
Required for each customer connect order $15.00

 

Credit/Debit Card Transactions
Maximum allowable credit and debit card transactions: two (2) per month $1,500.00
Credit/Debit Card Transaction fee for non face-to-face transactions (per transaction) $3.00

 

Payment Extensions
In the event additional time is needed to pay your utility bill, a payment extension may be requested. A payment extension will extend services up to five business days beyond the scheduled disconnect date. To request an extension, the customer must pay one-half of the outstanding bill and sign an extension agreement available in the RMU Business Office.

 

Electric Meter Test Fee (Owner/Customer requested)
The customer may request that their meter be tested. RMU requires a Meter Test Fee prior to the test being performed. Should the test find the meter to be greater than the acceptable industry standard accuracy range, the Meter Test Fee will be returned, and an adjustment to the bill will be made for a maximum of six months of usage for the overage amount. If the meter is found to be outside the acceptable industry standard accuracy range, the meter will be adjusted or replaced at no expense to the customer at RMU’s discretion.
Electric testing fee $60.00

 

Water Meter Test Fee (Owner/Customer requested)
(Ref. ‘General Rules and Regulations’, section ‘XXV. Testing of Meters’). A deposit of $150, for meters >1″, shall be paid to RMU prior to meter testing. Actual fee to be based on actual cost to test meter.
5/8″ and 1″ meters $75.00
>1″ meter (estimated cost) $150.00

 

Temporary Fire Hydrant Water Meter
Refundable Deposit $100.00
Installation Fee $50.00
Water Usage Fee current water rate and service availability fee(s)