Our rate increase was effective January 1st. For our residential customers, the bill amount will increase from $54.00 per 60-day bill cycle, to $56.00. Our commercial customers will see an increase from $.036/c.f. to $.0373/c.f.
Our Des Moines customers will continue to have a Franchise Fee added to the bill. This amount is collected by Midway Sewer and paid to the City of Des Moines. Our Federal Way customers will continue to have a Utility Tax added to the bill. This amount is collected by Midway Sewer and held in a separate bank account while the District and the City are in a legal battle regarding the Utility Tax. As of April 1st, our Kent customers will also have a Franchise Fee, which we will collect and pay to the City of Kent.