PUBLIC STREET LIGHTING SERVICE

PUBLIC STREET LIGHTING SERVICE

Available for any city, town, unincorporated community, county or state governing body located within the Association’s service area, subject to the rules and regulations of the Association.

Applicability
This rate is applicable to electric service only to standard installations of luminaries for lighting of public streets, public alleys and public thoroughfares. Only High Pressure Sodium Luminaries will be utilized for service. All of the street lighting equipment will either be (1) owned, operated and maintained by the Association, or (2) owned by the consumer but approved, operated, and maintained by the Association.

Maintenance of Lighting Equipment
The Association will maintain the lighting equipment, including lamp and ballast replacement, photocell control and circuit boards, the cost of which shall be included in the monthly rates listed below. Replacements for items to consumer-owned poles, globes, etc. shall be furnished by the consumer.

Character of Service
Single phase, 60 hertz, at available secondary voltages.

Determination of Monthly Charges

Monthly Charge (per fixture, Association owned):

  • 150 watt High Pressure Sodium – $22.46
    806 kWh annual use
  • 400 watt High Pressure Sodium – $27.15
    2037 kWh annual use
  • A Power Cost Adjustment will be included in accordance with Schedule PCA.

Monthly Charge (per fixture, consumer owned):

  • 150 watt High Pressure Sodium – $13.33
    806 kWh annual use
  • 400 watt High Pressure Sodium – $20.98
    2037 kWh annual use

A Power Cost Adjustment will be included in accordance with Schedule PCA.

Aluminum Pole and Foundation (per location) – $16.16

Special transformer (per installation) – $7.69

Annual Kilowatt-hour energy consumption based on 4,380 hours of operation.

Conditions of Service

  1. The Association shall furnish, install, operate and maintain the street lighting equipment including the lamp, luminair, refractor, bracket attachment, control device, wood pole and conductor to a location within 150 feet of existing secondary circuits. Extensions beyond 150 feet will be in accordance with Association policies, including, without limitation, Policy No. 17.
  2. The consumer shall furnish and install the street lighting equipment including the lamp, luminair, refractor, bracket attachment, control device, decorative pole and conductor to a location within 150 feet of existing secondary circuits. Extensions beyond 150 feet will be in accordance with Association policies, including, without limitation, Policy No. 17.
  3. The consumer shall be responsible for providing any trench, excavation, conduit, backfill and paving as may be required for the provision of underground electric service to any street light location.
  4. The Association shall furnish and install a separate transformer or aluminum street light pole and base, if required, for the street light which shall require the consumer to pay the additional charges set forth in the rate schedule above.
  5. The Association shall maintain or repair the lighting equipment within 72 hours after the consumer notifies the Association of the need for maintenance of the lighting equipment.
  6. The Association and the consumer shall execute an agreement for service under the Schedule for a period of not lessthan five (5) years.

Terms of Payment
All charges are due and payable on or before the payment date stated on the bill. If not paid on or before this date, a late charge equal to 2.5% of the initial unpaid balance and 1 .5% per month thereafter on remaining unpaid balance will beassessed to the Public Street Lighting consumer. Service will be discontinued after due notice pursuant to Association policy.

Taxes, Fees, Etc.
Any tax, franchise fee, or other similar charge, however denominated, will be recovered by a surcharge only upon those consumers receiving service within the boundaries of the district and/or municipality imposing such tax or fee.



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VALLEY ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, INC.
800 E. Hwy 372, Pahrump, NV 89048

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