Government Contract | Texas
Utility Rate Study

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000580755

Bid Title: Utility Rate Study

Agency Bid No. Title: 2016-14-32

Received Date: 05/24/2016

Close Date: 06/30/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The study is to provide the City with information sufficient to support a recommendation to the City Council for adjustments in rates for water, sewer, solid waste, and drainage, and recommend appropriate transportation user rates (new rates to be considered by City Council). This study will also determine the adequacy and most appropriate rate structure for all utility rates assessed by the City considering such issues as conservation, consumption characteristics of various customer classes, deviation from cost of service principles and fairness and equity implications, and customer understanding. The City expects the rates developed by the study to be adequate for at least two years and the rate schedule (i.e. comparative rates by customer class) to maintain its integrity for at least five years. A) ANALYZE WATER AND SEWER FUND FINANCES Consultant will be expected to analyze and obtain a thorough understanding of the Water and Sewer fund's financial condition. The analysis is expected to include at minimum: (1) Analysis of historical operating expenses including cost of water purchased and sewer treated. (2) Analysis of continued growth projections and evaluation of utility department's capital improvement program and capital outlay program, and determination of funds needed to support both programs. (3) Analysis of historic demand and consumption characteristics with the purpose of properly classifying and segregating the costs associated with the different functions and customers of the City's utility system. (4) Analysis of existing fund financial condition and the planned infrastructure improvements.

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Product Code: 91897

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Copperas Cove

State: Texas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Velia Key Finance Department, 914 S. Main Street, Suite H, Copperas Cave, Texas, 76522




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