News Flash


Posted on: June 14, 2023


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Effective July 1, 2023, Sewer rates will increase to fund improvements to sewer infrastructure to expand residential, commercial, and industrial development. This increase will also help absorb rising operating costs and sewer treatment increases assessed by the City of Memphis. The last significant sewer rate increase occurred in 2011.

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City Sewer RatesOld RateNew RateDifference
Residential - City Customers

0 – 2,000 gallons$9.19$13.55$4.36
Each additional 1,000 gallons$1.89$2.79$0.90
Residential – Rural Customers

0 – 2,000 gallons$12.09$17.83$5.74
Each additional 1,000 gallons$2.04$3.01$0.97
Commercial – City Customers

0 – 2,000 gallons$17.89$26.38$8.49
Each additional 1,000 gallons$2.04$3.01$0.97
Commercial – Rural Customers

0 – 2,000 gallons$25.14$37.08$11.94
Each additional 1,000 gallons$2.18$3.22$1.04

Effective July 1, 2023, a monthly Streetlight Fee of $5.00 will be added to support an LED conversion of streetlight fixtures. This charge will cover all future maintenance costs of the streetlights and help support future paving projects.


The Street Light Fee is waived for citizens of the City of Bartlett who have been granted relief by the State of Tennessee Property Tax Relief Agency.

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