The Utility Billing Division reports to the City Clerk in the Finance and Records Department. We are responsible for getting meters read and bills out to the customers. Our team is available to assist you should you have any questions.
Customers are welcome to call our office should they need to discuss their bill, need information about their meter, or need information about a leak adjustment.
We offer EFT Bank Draft (from your checking account) as a way for you to pay your bill. Please see the form below. This will be an automatic monthly draft. Bank draft is convenient when you are busy or traveling. This is available for you to sign up for at any time.
We also offer Online Bill Payment at utility.meridianms.org. Use the Express Payment option to pay by credit card or check. You may also register for online account inquiry.
Your bill includes water, sewer, and garbage fees. Payment is due within 14 business days of billing.
Water is billed at $4.24 per 1,000 gallons for the first 2,000 gallons and $4.60 per 1,000 gallons over 2,000 gallons.
Sewer rates are the same as water (except during the period of May 1 through October 31, when sewer rates will not exceed the average sewer rate paid for the previous six-month period.)
There is a minimum monthly bill requirement based on meter size. Most residential meters are 5/8 of an inch. The minimum bill for this size meter would be $28.96:
The following link may be used to access the Annual Drinking Water Quality Report: (Finance & Records Reports Page).
The City of Meridian contracts solid waste collection to a private company. The present contract is with Southern Waste-A Waste Pro Company. You may also report your problems electronically by utilizing the trac EZ system by way of the links below. This system will respond to you by acknowledging your e-mail when action is taken.
Garbage collection and rubbish/bulky waste pickup occur on the same day once a week. Recycling is picked up every other week on the same day as your other services. ALL ITEMS MUST BE ON THE CURB BY 7 A.M. FOR PICKUP.
*If your collection day falls on one of the above holidays, your collection service will be rescheduled, and a notice will be provided in the newspaper of the rescheduled day.