Service Charge: $25.00 – Each time a meter is turned on, a Starkville Electric Department service technician must go to that site. This charge helps to cover that expense.
Residential Deposit: $185.00 – Residential accounts are required to pay a deposit. Upon termination of service, this deposit is applied to your final bill and the remainder is refunded to the customer.
Commercial Deposit: Commercial deposits are two times the highest bill over a 12-month period or two times calculated load if no history is available. The minimum commercial deposit is $500.
Collection fee: $30.00 – This fee is charged when a customer’s account shows up on the disconnect list.
Re-connection fee: $30.00 – This fee is charged when a customer’s service is disconnected for non-payment and re-connection is made before 4:30 p.m.
After-Hours Re-connection fee: $40.00 – This fee is charged when a customer’s service is disconnected for non-payment and re-connection is made after 4:30 p.m.
Returned Check fee: $40.00 – This fee is charged for any check that is returned.
Meter Tampering fee: $100.00 – This fee will be charged anytime a customer’s meter shows signs of tampering.
Meter Test fee: $75.00 – This fee will be charged when Starkville Electric personnel are asked to test a meter and it is found to be working properly.
Meter Re-read fee: $5.00 – This fee will be required when a customer requests their meter be re-read and it is found to have been read correctly.