WATER DEPARTMENT

Water Operator:     Doug Kapral   - Phone #: 607-684-7012

Assistant Water Operators:     Rick Littell   -  Phone #: 607-438-8497

                                                 Greg BeGell   -  Phone #: 607-438-8493

Water Account Clerk:    Heather Swarthout    - Phone #: 607-583-2124

 

 WATER LOCAL LAW

Local Law #1 of 2019

Water Rules & Regulations 

Water Account Clerk's Jobs and Responsibilities:

 

Office Management              Secretary to Water Operator         Meter Reading

Quarterly                            Final Meter Read & Billing             Budget Officer

Mail                                    Records Management Officer        Phones

Account Payable                  Accounts Receivable                     Payroll

Banking                              Quarterly Billing                           Reports

There is a drop box for payments at the front entrance of the village hall.

 

 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How long do we pay the debt service?  The interest free loan that we received is a thirty (30) year loan.  The loan term is until 2038.  The annual amount due increases each year.  There is an annual audit review done each year.  Therefore, the debt service amount due each month will eventually start increasing to meet this need.

  

Savona AWQR -2017

Savona AWQR - 2018

Savona AWQR - 2019

 

 

WATER RATES

 

The governing board of the Village of Savona at a board meeting on October 20, 2016 approved that effective 1/1/2017 the water rates are as follows:

 

            Base Rate:  $26.25 for 5 units of water per EDU

            Overage Rate:  $2.87 per unit

Capital/Debt Rate:  $21.00 per EDU (effective 1/1/2017)

 

One Unit equals 100 cubic feet.

 

SPECIAL FEES WATER RATES

 

The governing board of the Village of Savona at a board meeting on May 21, 2009 set the water special fee rates as follows:

 

  1. Water Meter Installation only                                    $80.00 per installation

  2. Hydrant Water Rates (within Village)                       $50.00 plus $4.00/1,000 gal

  3. Hydrant Damage (usually auto) – parts, material, vehicles, and wages as per current rates

  4. Water Meter Testing

    1. 2” and under                                                   $50.00 plus labor costs

    2. 3” and over                                                     $100.00 plus labor costs

  5. Meter Damage Repair (i.e. damage from freezing, physical abuse, tampering, etc.)

    1. $40.00 repair charge plus $50 reinstallation charge totaling $90.00

  6. Temporary Shut Off of Service Lines (for maintenance/repair of discontinuance of service)                                                                       $30.00 ($15.00 with 2 day notice)

  7. Shut off at street that requires removal of meter      $65.00

  8. Service outside of village limits shall be charged for usage as per the current water rates schedule plus 100% (2 times current rate)

  9. Call outs for service after hours, weekends, holidays, etc.

    1. $100.00 minimum (up to 4 hours/there after, time and a ½ for labor only)

  10. Shut off of water mains to effect private repairs or make private connections

    1. $100.00 minimum during working hours

    2. $200.00 minimum after hours, weekends, holidays, etc.

  11. Discontinuance of service for non payment (or violation of water rules and regulations) during a 12 month period

    1. First Offense               $50.00

    2. Second Offence          $100.00

  12. Service fee to establish a new water service account                        $5.00

  13. Service fee to generate a final water service bill                  $10.00

  14. Pool Fill Up Rates (within Village)               $50.00 plus $4.00/1,000 gal

  15. Pool Fill Up Rates (outside Village)             $100.00 plus $10.00/1,000 gal (updated 8/11/2016) 

    1. Must be within Fire District

      1. To schedule use of the hydrant meter for pool fill ups, you must call the fire department for the request; set up fee is due prior to FD doing the fill up

 

ALL RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE PER GOVERNING BOARD OF APPROVAL

CONTACT US

Email:      savonaclerk@stny.rr.com
Address: 
 15 McCoy Street

               PO Box 411
               Savona, New York 14879
Phone:    607-583-2124

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