Water Rates & Meter Changes

Charlevoix Township Resolution 21-008

WHEREAS MCL 41.181 et. seq. grants Michigan Townships the ability to adopt ordinances and resolutions regulating the public health, safety and general welfare of persons and property; and,

WHEREAS Charlevoix Township has expended substantial amounts of monies since 2018 upgrading and improving the township water system; and

WHEREAS the Charlevoix Township Board has been presented with several proposals and documents from the Township Water Department regarding the current water rates, tap in fees and monthly service fees for township water users; and

WHEREAS a proposed increase in the monthly service fees and consumptions fees is necessary to maintain the quality of the Charlevoix Township Water System; and

WHEREAS the monthly service charge and consumption fee increase being proposed starting on July 12, 2021 is as follows:

Monthly Service Charge

3/4″ and 1″ = $17.50

1-1/2″ = $35.00

2″ = $50.00

3″ = $75.00

4″ = $175.00

6″ = $400

Consumption Fees

$2.00 / 1,000 Gallons (Non-Township Services- All rates have a 1.5 Multiplier for customers outside Charlevoix Township)

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the Charlevoix Township Board has adopted this Resolution on the date below.

Dated:__________________

# of Yes votes:____________

# of No Votes:____________

Abstentions:____________

Charlevoix Township Meter Replacement Cost as of August 2021

Meter Size Meter Cost Endpoint Cost Total Cost
3/4″ & in $210.21 $142.64 $352.85
1.5″ $633.42 $142.64 $776.06
2″ $853.01 $142.64 $995.65
3,, $2,224.01 $142.64 $2,366.65
4″ $2,704.94 $142.64 $2,847.58
6″ $4,222.80 $142.64 $4,365.44
6″ Fire Flow Rated $11,730.94 $142.64 $11,873.58

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The April 21st meeting of the Planning Commission has been canceled.