Utility Emergency Numbers
631-4379 or 631-4384
The City of Mitchell owns and operates its own municipal electric, water and wastewater systems. The Board of Public Works operates the utilities systems. Their mission statement is to provide safe quality services at a fair price, while maintaining a customer friendly organization.
· The electric system maintains 2 substations with a combined capacity of 8500 kW. The current peak is 3520 kW. The City purchases wholesale power from Western Area Power Administration and the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska. The city operates its distribution system at 4,160 volts.
· The water system has 3 wells for normal usage and one emergency well. The average daily usage is 556,000 gallons. The peak daily consumption is 1,666,000 gallons. There is an elevated 200,000 gallon storage tank. The average city water pressure is 50 pounds per square inch.
· The wastewater system is a natural lagoon system. The system has 4 cells and meets our current requirements. Aeration has been added to cell one, with plans to install it on cell two in the near future.
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Electric Rates adopted March 10, 2015
Summer Months June to September Winter Months October to May
$ .1147 1-600 Kwh $ .1147 1-600 Kwh
$ .1147 over 600 Kwh $ .0778 over 600 Kwh
$ 18.50 Customer Charge $ 18.50 Customer Charge
$ .1191 1-1600 Kwh $ .1191 1-1600 Kwh
$ .1168 over 1600 Kwh $ .0980 over 1600 Kwh
$ 26.50 Customer Charge $ 26.50 Customer Charge
Irrigation Pump Rate
$ .0972 per Kwh
$ 40.90 per hp annual fee
$ 50.00 Customer Charge
$ 19.61 per Kw $ 17.60 per Kw
$ .0621 per Kwh $ .0664 per Kwh
$ 150.00 Customer Charge $ 150.00 Customer Charge
Fire Chief: Jon Wurdeman
Fire Calls or Rescue Unit: 9-1-1
Assistant Chief: Jon Warren
Patrolman: Seth Gott
Patrolman: Josh Catlin
Part-time: Mandy Murphy
Four full time police officers providing 24 hour protection.
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Water and Wastewater Rates adopted January 6, 2015
$ 17.70 Customer Charge
$ 1.37 per 1,000 gallons used
$ 20.00 per month
$ 21.85 per month
$ .48 per 1,000 gal of water used