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.

Reconnection fee- $30.00– This fee is charged when a customer’s service is disconnected for non-payment and reconnection is made before 4:30 p.m.

After-Hours Reconnection fee- $40.00– This fee is charged when a customer’s service is disconnected for non-payment and reconnection 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.