Fees, Permits & Licenses
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City of Alden Fees ~ 2020
NSF Check Fee $30
Copies $.25 for black & white
$.50 for color
Faxes $.50 per page
Water Reconnect Fee $75
Water Meters Current City Cost- plus tax
Utility Late Fees 10% of current delinquent amount
Cemetery Lots $200 per grave space in old part
$300 per grave space in new south addition
(30% of this amount goes into the PC&I Fund)
$50 Additional Fee for Second Burial to a Lot
at Cemetery $75/Hr ($50 min) – Snow Blower
$50/Hr ($25 min) – Loader
City Mowing Rates $75/Hr/Employee
Ball Field No Charge
Volleyball Courts No Charge
Picnic Shelters No Charge
Rental House Inspections – Per Fee Schedule adopted January 2012
Utility Rates in place at 12/11/2019:
Garbage: $45.00 + 4.62 (taxes) = $49.62/quarter
Sewer: $4.50/1000 gal. - min. 4000. gal/$18. + Sewer Surcharge$9. = $27.00/quarter
Water: $9.99/1000 gal. –min. 4000 gal./$39.96+water testing $1.60
+ Water Surcharge-$27.92/Qtr
Bulk Water: $20.00/1000 gallons (adopted 12/11/19)
HOURLY TRUCK RATES – FIRE DEPARTMENT
Hourly truck rates have been established by the Freeborn County Fire Association.
The truck rates were put into place on December 17, 2001 and revised on December 15, 2009.
The rates are as follows:
Pumper with two department members = $100.00 per hour.
Tanker with two department members = $75.00 per hour.
Ladder Truck/Aerial Device with three department members = $250.00 per hour.
Grass Rig/Pickup/Rescue Truck/Utility Vehicle with two department members =$60.00 per hour.
** These fees can be applied after the first 5 hours of an incident.