New Traffic alert – Charles St from Lincolnway East to Vistula Rd restricted to thru traffic. (6/4-8/16) Access to Twin Branch Park and parking lot is open. NIPSCO has also notified the City of Mishawaka that a very necessary and immediate repair/maintenance is going to take place on their 16″ Steel Pipeline on southbound 331.  There will be partial lane closure southbound 331 starting Wednesday, 6/5/2024 on 331 near Dragoon Trail and Dragoon Trail will be closed west of 331 (1,600 feet) for excavation.  The work may take longer than five days to complete. It will most likely take crews five days to repair the line with additional days to do inspection and clean up/restore the excavation area. NIPSCO is looking at closer to being in that area for two weeks.    
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Municipal Water Utility - Outside City

Schedule of Rates and Charges - Outside City

For the use of and the service rendered by the Water Utility of the City of Mishawaka, Indiana, the following rates and charges based upon the amount of water supplied by said Water Utility.

Effective January 1, 2023

Residential & Multi-Unit
(a)Metered Rates Per Month
Per 100 Cubic Feet
 All consumption
$3.55
(b)Customer Base Charge
 
 Each user shall pay a monthly base charge in accordance with the following applicable size meter installed:
 Size of Meter
Monthly Charge
 5/8” – 3/4”
$11.87
 1”
$11.87
(c)Fire Protection Charge
Monthly Charge
  
$7.48
Small Non-Residential
(a)Metered Rates Per Month
Per 100 Cubic Feet
 All consumption
$3.56
(b)Customer Base Charge
 
 Each user shall pay a monthly base charge in accordance with the following applicable size meter installed:
 Size of Meter
Monthly Charge
 5/8” – 3/4”
$11.87
 1”
$24.81
 1 1/2”
$46.37
 2”
$72.27
 3”
$132.67
(c)Fire Protection Charge
 
 Size of Meter
Monthly Charge
 5/8” – 3/4”
$7.48
 1”
$18.72
 1 1/2”
$37.42
 2”
$59.88
 3”
$112.28
Large Non-Residential
(a)Metered Rates Per Month
Per 100 Cubic Feet
 First 7,750 cubic feet
$3.04
 Over 7,750 cubic feet
$2.37
(b)Customer Base Charge
 
 Each user shall pay a monthly base charge in accordance with the following applicable size meter installed:
 Size of Meter
Monthly Charge
 4”
$218.97
 6”
$434.68
 8”
$693.49
 10”
$995.51
(c)Fire Protection Charge
 
 Size of Meter
Monthly Charge
 4”
$187.08
 6”
$374.24
 8”
$598.79
 10”
$860.74
Hydrant Rental
 
Private hydrants – per annum
$964.26
Private Fire Protection Service
 
Sprinkler connection – per annum
 
 1”
$26.80
 1 1/2”
$60.39
 2”
$107.18
 3”
$241.11
 4”
$428.67
 6”
$964.26
 8”
$1,714.22
 10”
$2,678.48
 12”
$3,857.09
Non-Recurring Charges
 
Refer to Appendix “B”
 

System Charge

This applies to customers who set service prior to adoption of New Water Rates on March 4, 2013. 

Commercial customers (using a 1″ or larger water service) shall be charged a system charge in an amount equal to 50% of each monthly billing for each service for a period of 72 consecutive months. Non-commercial and all other customers (except schools) shall be charged an amount equal to 25% of the monthly minimum rates for their class of services for a period of 72 consecutive months.  

Said monthly billing and minimum rates for the purpose of computing “Systems Charge” shall be determined by the rates established herein. The appropriate rate used at the beginning of a 72 month period shall not be altered during such period. In lieu of monthly payments as aforesaid, the commercial customer shall be permitted to pay a lump sum amount equal to 5/6 of the total estimated time payments, which shall be construed as a commuted present value of the commercial customer’s System Charge projected over six (6) years, at the applicable percentage, upon Company’s estimate of the commercial customer’s future usage. The commuted payment shall be recalculated after the commercial customer has completed twelve (12) full months of usage and a refund or supplemental payment shall be made to adjust the estimated commuted payment. Non-commercial and all other customers shall have the same privilege of commuting their System Charge, but the same will be based on the flat rates for their class of service and thus no adjustments will be required.

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