BRUNSWICK SEWER DISTRICT

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Payments
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    1.
    Please return the payment stub with your payment.
    2.
    Please write your account number on the check.
    3.
    Please do not staple the check to the payment stub.
    PAYMENTS MAY BE MADE
    1.
    By credit card via Online Payment
    2.
    By mail to 10 Pine Tree Road, Brunswick, ME 04011.
    3.
    In person at our office between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday thru Thursday, except holidays.
    4.
    By cash, check, money order or signing up for the Direct Payment method.

2015 meeting minutes

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rates SCHEDULE OF RATES, EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2017
    Rate Schedule I - Metered Use

    The sewer use rate for property deriving its main supply of potable water from a METERED source will be based on water meter readings for the property. The minimum charge per quarter for sewer service to such property will be $52.80 for the first 800 cubic feet metered, and $6.60 for each 100 cubic feet metered thereafter.

    OR
    Rate Schedule II - Flat Rate Fixtures:

    The quarterly sewer use charge for property deriving its potable water from an UN-METERED source will be based on the following schedule of fixture unit rates.

    1st sink
    $13.20
    1st washstand
    $13.20
    1st flush fixture
    $26.40
    1st bathtub or separate shower
    $13.20
    2nd sink
    $  8.80
    2nd washstand
    $  8.80
    2nd flush fixture
    $17.60
    2nd bathtub or separate shower
    $  8.80
    All other sinks
    $  6.60
    All other washstands
    $  6.60
    All other flush fixtures
    $13.20
    All other bathtubs or separate showers
    $  6.60
    Garbage disposals
    $  8.80
    Automatic clothes washers
    $13.20
    Automatic dishwashers
    $  8.80
    Minimum Charge
    $52.80
    Rate Schedule III - Roof Drains

    The sewer use rate for property having an existing roof drain(s) discharging to District sewers will be $ 66.00 per 1,000 square feet of gross roof area or portion thereof per quarter. For roof area in excess of 1,000 square feet, sewer use will be charged at the rate of $ 6.60 per 100 square feet or portion thereof per quarter.

    Rate Schedule IV - Catch Basins

    The sewer use rate for catch basins discharging to District sewers will be $ 373.53 per catch basin per quarter.

    Rate Schedule V - Septic Tank & Holding Tank Wastes

    The facility use rate for discharge of septic tank waste to District facilities will be $ 130.00 per 1,000 gallon discharged. The facility use rate for discharge of holding tank waste to District facilities will be $ 65.00 per 1,000 gallon discharged. A minimum charge of $ 20.00 shall apply.

    Rate Schedule VI - TSS & BOD Limit

    The sewer use surcharge rates, to be added to the normal user charges, for discharge to District sewers for which the average concentration exceeds the TSS and BOD limits as set forth in the District User Rules and Regulations shall be as follows.

    Total Suspended Solids (TSS)
    $1.01 per pound (lb)
    Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
    $0.99 per pound (lb)
    Approved
    First Vote: December 15, 2016
    By: the Board of Trustees
    Second Vote: February 16, 2017
    Effective: 01 April 2017

    Please click here to view "2017 Schedule of Rates".

rate history

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rate history
              Average
              Annual
      Year   User Rate   User Charge *
               
      1963   $4.60   $36.80
      1964   4.60   36.80
      1965   4.60   36.80
      1966   4.60   36.80
      1967   4.60   36.80
      1968   6.40   51.20
      1969   6.40   51.20
      1970   6.40   51.20
      1971   6.40   51.20
      1972   6.40   51.20
      1973   6.40   51.20
      1974   6.40   51.20
      1975   9.00   72.00
      1976   9.00   72.00
      1977   9.90   79.20
      1978   6.80   54.40
      1979   7.50   60.00
      1980   8.60   68.80
      1981   8.60   68.80
      1982   8.60   68.80
      1983   8.60   68.80
      1984   9.46   75.68
      1985   9.46   75.68
      1986   10.40   83.20
      1987   15.00   120.00
      1988   20.00   160.00
      1989   25.00   200.00
      1990   30.00   240.00
      1991   30.00   240.00
      1992   30.00   240.00
      1993   30.00   240.00
      1994   30.00   240.00
      1995   30.00   240.00
      1996   30.00   240.00
      1997   30.00   240.00
    ** 1998   34.65   277.20
      1999   34.65   277.20
      2000   34.65   277.20
      2001   34.65   277.20
      2002   34.65   277.20
      2003   34.65   277.20
      2004   40.00   320.00
      2005   40.00   320.00
      2006   40.00   320.00
      2007   40.00   320.00
      2008   42.00   336.00
      2010   44.20   353.60
      2013   46.85   374.80
      2014   46.85   374.80
      2015   53.60   428.80
      2016   59.50   476.00
      2017   66.00   528.00

    *Average annual user charge assumes average use of 8,000 cu. ft. per year.

    **Changed minimum billed use from 1000 cu. ft. to 800 cu. ft. per quarter.

billing adjustments

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