NOTICE TO ELECTRIC USERS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Incorporated Village of Freeport, New York, Freeport Electric that on August 7, 2019, it issued and filed with the Public Service Commission of the State of New York revised leaves to its Schedule for Electric Services, P.S.C. No. 9 – Electricity, to become effective on and as of January 1, 2020, encompassing the following changes:
Service Classification No. 1: Residential
Service Rate – Per Meter, Per Month
|First 250 kWh:||10.040 cents/kWh||10.040 cents/kWh|
|Next 750 kWh:||10.040 cents/kWh||11.361 cents/kWh|
|Over 1,000 kWh:||10.040 cents/kWh||12.050 cents/kWh|
Minimum Charge: $ 7.88 Per Meter, Per Month
Electric Water Heating Charge:
8.917 cents per kWh during the Winter period
9.919 cents per kWh during the Summer period
Electric Space Heating Charge In Excess of 1,000 kWh Per Meter Per Month During Billing Periods Between November 1 and May 31, inclusive, will be 8.917 cents per kWh.
All Electric Residential (where the above two charges apply), the rate for consumption in excess of 500 kWh per meter per month will be 8.917 cents per kWh for every month of the year and the rate for consumption between 500 kWh and 1,000 kWh per meter per month during the billing periods between November 1 and May 31, inclusive, will be 9.247 cents per kWh.
Service Classification No. 2: General Service
Customer Charge – Per Meter, Per Month:
Monthly Charge $10.22 Non-Demand Customers
$39.35 Demand Rate Customers
Demand Rate – Per Meter, Per Month:
|First 5.0 kW of Demand||$9.05/kW||$9.05/kW|
|Over 5.0 kW of Demand||$9.05/kW||$9.52/kW|
Energy Rate – Per Meter, Per Month:
|Non-Demand Customers, all kWh||10.94 cents/kWh||11.58 cents/kWh|
|Demand Customers, all kWh||6.43 cents/kWh||6.81 cents/kWh|
Demand Rate Customers
$ 10.22 Per Meter, Per Month
$ 39.35 Per Meter, Per Month
Service Classification No. 3: Outdoor Area Lighting
The charge for service for each calendar month shall be the sum of the following: Charges per
Lamp per Month – Metal Halide
20,000 Lumens, 250 Watts $23.06
36,000 Lumens, 400 Watts $28.76
Charges per Lamp per Month – High Pressure Sodium
25,000 Lumens, 250 Watts $23.15
40,000 Lumens, 400 Watts $29.04
The changes are designed to produce an overall revenue increase from all Service Classifications of $1,259,574 (representing an increase of 4.59% over fiscal year 2019 revenue and a 4.65% increase in rates and charges). Under the proposed revisions, the rate increase would be spread equally across all rate classes.
Freeport has requested this rate change due to mandatory increases in contractual wages, increased insurance and pension costs, inflation and general increases to the upkeep of the utility.
Details of these changes may be found in the revised Schedule P.S.C. No. 9, a copy of which may be consulted at Village Hall, 46 N. Ocean Ave., Freeport, New York 11520.
INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF FREEPORT