Municipal Services

Boyden’s 2015 Water Quality Report will be displayed on the bulletin board at the City Office and is available upon request.

 

Water and Sewer Services

Water and sewer services are provided by the City of Boyden. All water and sewer usage is monitored by water meters. Residential, commercial and industrial customers are charged according to the usage determined by the meters. The meters are read on approximately the 28th day of each month. The current monthly residential within city limits rates are as follows:

 Residential & Governmental Water  Monthly minimum charge  $21.00
   Per 1000 gallons/used charge  $5.00
     
Industrial & Commercial Water Monthly minimum charge $35.00
  Per 1000 gallons/used charge $6.00
     
Rates Outside City Limits-Water Monthly minimum charge $42.00
  Per 1000 gallons/used charge $10.00
     
 Sewer Industrial Monthly minimum charge $20.00
  Per 1000/used charge $3.00
  Project fee/month $10.00
     
Sewer Commercial Monthly minimum charge $14.00
  Per 1000/used charge $3.00
  Project fee/month $10.00
     
Sewer Government Monthly minimum charge $10.00
  Per 1000/used charge $2.50
  Project fee/month $5.00
     
Sewer Residential Monthly minimum charge $10.00
  Per 1000/used charge $2.50
  Project fee/month $5.00

*For other rate structures please contact the City Administrator at 725-2371.

Garbage Service

The City currently contracts with Hospers Sanitation for Garbage collection and disposal and recycling. Garbage collection day is Wednesday in Boyden. All recyclable material shall be separated by the property owner. Recycling items include paper products, plastics and cans. Recycling guides are available at the Boyden City Office.

Recycling containers can be purchased at the Boyden City Office for $38 each. The monthly fee for garbage collection is $14.00 and is included in your monthly City bill.

Monthly Billing Your bill will be issued on or before the 13th day of each month and is due by 3:30pm the last business day of each month. Late payment penalties are 1.5% of the total amount due.
 
Disconnected Service Service to any residence or place of business will be disconnected after the cusomer has been notified that they are delinquent. Delinquent notices will be issued and sent by ordinary first class mail and shall notify the customer of the date the service will be discontinued. A second Disconnect notice will be sent by certified mail notifying the cusomer again of the disconnect date. A fee of $50 shall be charged before service is restored to a delinquent customer. A $25 connection fee will be chaged to reconnect the service. A $10 handling/service fee shall be charged for any service orders due to non-payment. Payment in full must be paid before the service will be turned back on.

Water Deposit All rental locations are required to pay a $200 deposit before the water is turned on at the property.