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Rates

These rates are effective for bills issued on or after July 1, 2019.

Terms and Conditions of Service: Service will be further governed by the Holland Board of Public Works Terms of Service.

Approved: Board of Public Works, March 11, 2019. Holland City Council, May 1, 2019.

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Rate A

Available for all Residential customers.

Character of Service -  Alternating current, 60-Hertz, single or three phase (subject to availability). The nature ofthe voltage is to be determined by Holland Board of Public Works.

Minimum charge is the sum of the charges listed below on all active accounts* per meter.

  • Readiness to Serve Charge
  • Energy Optimization Charge

*Active accounts are services with installed meters that are available for customer use. 

ChargeAmountDetails
Readiness To Serve $11.75 Per month
Energy Optimization $0.001759 Per kWh
Delivery $0.0422 Per kWh
Energy (Nov - Apr) $0.0520 Per kWh
Energy (May - Oct) $0.0637 Per kWh
 
Energy Optimization

The Energy Optimization charge is used to fund the Energy Smart Program for the HollandBoard of Public Works customers. All residential customers are charged based on kilowatt hour (kWh) consumption. All commercial and industrial customers are charged according to the consumption tiers listed above per meter per billing cycle.

The Holland Board of Public Works implemented the Energy Optimization program in accordance with the Clean, Renewable, and Efficient Energy Act pursuant to Michigan Public Act 295 (PA295) of 2008.

ChargeAmountDetails
Residential $0.001759 Per kWh
Commercial & Industrial
 
 
Tier 1: 0-5,000 kWh $2.75 Per billing meter
Tier 2: 5001-25,000 $31.62 Per billing meter
Tier 3: 25,001-100,000 $122.89 Per billing meter
Tier 4: 100,001-250,000 kWh $243.38 Per billing meter
Tier 5: >250,000 kWh $390.00 Per billing meter
 
Residential Charging Station for Electric Vehicles

Available only for the energy used by the Residential Electric Vehicle Charging Station.

Character of Service: This service is designed for residents with a charging station at one’s residence. Variances in rate with the energy used by the charging station will be credited or debited, according to the usage pattern recorded on the embedded charging station meter, to thecustomer’s account semiannually.

On-Peak hours

The following schedule shall apply Monday through Friday (except holidays designated by the Holland Board of Public Works).

  • Weekends and holidays are considered off-peak.
  • On-peak – 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Off-peak – 10 p.m. to 8 a.m.

Designated Holidays

  • New Year’s Day – January 1
  • Memorial Day – Last Monday in May
  • Independence Day – July 4
  • Labor Day – First Monday in September
  • Thanksgiving Day – fourth Thursday of November
  • Christmas Day – December 25

Terms and Conditions of Service:The residential charging station must comply with requirements which are more fully described in Electric Service Ratebook Terms and Conditions. Service will be further governed by the Holland Board of Public Works Electric Service Ratebook Terms and Conditions.

ChargeAmountDetails
Energy (On-Peak) $0.12 Per kWh
Energy (Off-Peak) $0.0350 Per kWh
 
Public Lighting/Security Lighting - Rate D

Availability: Public Lighting service is available in areas serviced by the Holland Board of PublicPublic Lighting service is available in areas serviced by the Holland Board of PublicWorks (HBPW) electric distribution system. Decorative Pedestrian Street/Security Lighting is available is areas serviced by HBPW underground electric lines.

Applicable: The HBPW owns and maintains all the lighting equipment and appurtenances and the Monthly Amount includes all energy, parts, and labor, except for lights designated as “Energy Only”. The “Energy Only” rate is available for municipal owned lights when the municipality assumes all costs for procurement, installation, maintenance and replacement. Energy usage is based on average annual dusk to dawn power consumption which is calculated as 4380 hours per year. No discounts in the monthly rate will be made for timers, motion detectors or similar equipment.

Terms and Conditions of Service: Service will be further governed by the Holland Board of Public Works Terms of Service.

 

Standard Pole Mounted Street/Security Lighting

ChargeMonthly AmountDetails
150 watt Sodium Cobra Head $14.95 No new installation
250 watt Sodium Cobra Head $17.75 No new installation
150 watt Sodium Security Light $13.55 No new installation
250 watt Sodium Security Light $16.35 No new installation
400 watt Sodium Security Light $22.50 No new installation
40 watt LED Cobra Head $9.10  
85 watt LED Cobra Head $10.70  
100 watt LED Cobra Head $12.10  
150 watt LED Security Light $15.60  

 

Decorative Pedestrian Syle Street/Security Ligting 

ChargeMonthly AmountDetails
100 watt Metal Halide $18.00 No new installation
175 watt Metal Halide $20.40 No new installation
70 watt High Pressure Sodium $14.95 No new installation
150 watt High Pressure Sodium $20.55 No new installation
60 watt LED $2.30 Energy Only
30 watt LED $14.60  
60 watt LED $15.65  
 
pdf Security Lighting Application (1.34 MB)

 

 

Renewable Energy Program

Availability: Available to all Holland Board of Public Works customers on a first come first serve basis. Availability is limited.

Renewable Energy is available in 100 kWh blocks or in 5% increments of total monthly consumption.

Terms and Conditions of Service: The minimum term available to all customers is twelve (12) continuous complete billing periods. Service will be further governed by the Holland Board fo Public Works Terms of Service.

ChargeAmountDetails
Renewable Energy Premium $0.015 Per kWh

  

 



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 Monthly Charge is the sum of the charges listed below per meter.

  • Commodity charge
  • Readiness to Serve Charge
  • Applicable additional charges

Non-Standard Water Main Rate

A 30% surcharge applies to customers connected to a water main that was determined to be non-standard at the time it was added to the public water system.

Terms and Conditions of Service - Rate applies to all active accounts. Readiness to serve charges are not pro-rated. Service will be further governed by the Holland Board of Public Works Terms of Service.

 

Commodity Charge
Per Billing Cycle AmountDetails
$1.72 Per ccf*

*ccf = 100 cubic feet which is equivalent to 748 gallons

 
Readiness to Serve Charge
Meter SizePer Billing Cycle AmountDetails
5/8" $11.64 Per meter
3/4" $14.55 Per meter
1" $25.66 Per meter
1.5" $44.44 Per meter
2" $68.77 Per meter
3" $132.25 Per meter
4" $232.76 Per meter
6" $486.68 Per meter   

 

Private Fire Protection
Meter SizePer Billing Cycle AmountDetails
3" or smaller $10.75 Per service
4" $12.25 Per service
4" $19.25 Per service
6" $19.25 Per service
8" $42.50 Per service
10" $95.00 Per service
12" $153.25 Per service

 

Public Fire Protection
Meter SizeMonthly AmountDetails
Hydrant Maintenance $5.85 Per hydrant

 


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Wastewater


 Monthly Charge is the sum of the charges listed below per meter.

  • Commodity charge
  • Readiness to Serve Charge
  • Applicable additional charges

Residential

Metered customers are charged for actual meter usages on bills issued from November through April. The average monthly usage during the months of November through April, determine a base period usage. The lesser of the average monthly usage during the base period and actual monthly usage shall be applied to bills issued from May through October. Customers with meters on private well water supplies, are billed actual meter repair and replacement costs.

Terms and Conditions of Service - Rate applies to all active accounts. Readiness to serve charges are not pro-rated. Service will be further governed by the Holland Board of Public Works Terms of Service.

 

Commodity Charge
Per Billing Cycle AmountDetails
$2.83 Per ccf*

*ccf = 100 cubic feet which is equivalent to 748 gallons

 
Readiness to Serve Charge
Meter SizePer Billing Cycle AmountDetails
Single Family Unit $12.58 Per meter
Unmetered Flat Rate $32.36 Per meter

 

Multi-family Rates

Meter SizePer Billing Cycle AmountDetails
5/8" $12.58 Per meter
3/4" $13.72 Per meter
1" $28.34 Per meter
1.5" $55.26 Per meter
2" $91.55 Per meter
3" $192.62 Per meter
4" $342.20 Per meter
6" $748.91 Per meter   

 


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Broadband


Shared Gigabit

HBPW offers high-speed broadband services to our community with industry-leading internet reliability, speed and customer service. Currently, this shared gigabit service is only available to the Downtown Holland corridor.

Availability -  Available for all customers where shared network infrastructure is available.

Character of Internet Service - Broadband connection to HBPW fiber optic shared gigabit network including Internet service. Enhanced Internet services and Multi-dwelling Unit Options are defined in theRate Book. Service is subject to availability.

BandwidthServiceAmountDetails
1000 Mbps Shared Gigabit $85.00 Per month
1000 Mbps Enhanced Shared Gigabit $220.00 Per month
1000 Mbps Additional Tenants for Multi-dwelling Units $25.00 Per month
 

Character of Transit Connection Service - Broadband connection to HBPW fiber optic shared gigabit network. Enhanced Transit Connection Services are defined in the Rate Book. Service is subject to availability.

Character of Transit Connection Service:Character of Transit Connection Service:Broadband connection to HBPW fiber optic shared gigabit network. Enhanced TransitConnection Services are defined in the Rate Book. Service is subject to availability.

BandwidthLevel of ServiceAmountDetails
100 Mbps Transit Connection $40.00 Per month, per connection
1000 Mbps Transit Connection $60.00 Per month, per connection
1000 Mbps Enhanced Transit Connection $140.00 Per month, per connection

 

Active Ethernet

Available for all residential customers. 

Character of Service: Broadband connection between a residential premises and an internet service provider (ISP). Additional internet service fees from ISP will apply.

Bandwidth Internet Connection Additional Amount per Month 
without One-Time Fee
1.0 Mbps $13.00 $5.00
3.0 Mbps $22.00 $5.00
5.0 Mbps $28.00 $5.00
10 Mbps $35.00 $5.00
20 Mbps $40.00 $5.00
50 Mbps $50.00 $5.00

 

Setup Fee Options:

  • One time setup free of $200.00 or; 
  • Additional $5.00 per month for four years

Additional Fees

  • Construction fee where the anticipated present value of the net revenues over the first four years are less than required by the cost of the project. This contribution in aid of construction will equal the difference between the installation costs and the allowable extension costs. 
    • When construction fees are required it will also be allowable for this to be amortized over a three year term at 8% interest with a required term of service for three years.

Terms and Conditions of Service: Service will be further governed by the Holland Board of Public Works Terms and Conditions.