Utility Rates & Capacity Fees Study

The Town of Cave Creek is reviewing Water and Wastewater Rates and Capacity Fees for the Cave Creek Water, Desert Hills Water, and Cave Creek Wastewater Systems to ensure the cost of providing service is recuperated through user rates and fees.  


Rate Study Timeline

08/23/2022Special Town Council Work Session to discuss the draft Water and Wastewater Rate and Capacity Fee Study for the Cave Creek Water, Desert Hills Water, and Cave Creek Wastewater Systems. 
 ● 
Draft Utility Rates and Capacity Fees Study
YouTube Recording

09/12/2022
● Special Town Council Work Session to discuss revisions to the draft Water and Wastewater Rate and Capacity Fee Study for the Cave Creek Water, Desert Hills Water, and Cave Creek Wastewater Systems based on Council and Public feedback.
●  Draft Utility Rates and Capacity Fees Study Revised Pages 25-30
YouTube Recording
09/19/2022● Adoption of Notice of Intent to raise rates.
Notice of Intent 2022
10/17/2022● Town Council Meeting presentation on updates to the draft water and wastewater rate and capacity fee study.
YouTube Recording
11/07/2022● Public Comment on Water and Wastewater Utility Rates & Capacity Fees 
MEETING RESCHEDULED TO 11/09/2022
11/09/2022● Public Comment on Water and Wastewater Utility Rates & Capacity Fees 
11/21/2022● Conduct Public Hearing and Adopt Water and Wastewater Utility Rates
● 1st Reading of Ordinance for new Capacity Fees
12/05/2022● Second Reading of Ordinance to adjust Capacity Fees
01/04/2023● New rates go into effect, if adopted.


Rate Study Comment Form

  1. Service Location*
  2. Comments Regarding*
  3. Would you like to be added to the Cave Creek News Email list?*
  4. Comments submitted will be Public Record. 500 character limit.

  5. Leave This Blank:

  6. This field is not part of the form submission.