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Notice of Changes to Electric Service Fee and Purchase Power Cost

Indian Affairs

Pursuant to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) regulations governing operation and maintenance of power projects, found at 25 CFR 175, BIA Colorado River Agency hereby notifies its electrical power utility customers of our new service fee schedule and adjusted purchase power costs.  The changes will be effective Febuary 1, 2022. 

We reviewed our fees and rates to determine if our financial and statutory requirements are being met.  We determined our fees for providing specific administrative or customer services need to be changed—see Colorado River Agency Electrical Services Fee Schedule.

Because our purchased power costs are determined by market rates, which have risen in part because of the ongoing drought, we need to implement a purchased power adjustment.  In addition to our existing electric power rates, all customers will be charged $0.00925 per kilowatt-hour used for purchased power costs.

Should you have any questions, please email CRA at CRA-ES_Billing@bia.gov.

Colorado River Agency Electrical Services Fee Schedule

Effective January 1, 2022 to February 1, 2022 and supersedes all prior fee schedules.
Service Price

Application for Encroachment (non-refundable)

$ 250.00

Customer service calls (After hours) Fee

$ 250.00

Return Payment Fee

$ 50.00

Dusk to Dawn Lighting Fee - Set CRA-ES Pole

* Current market price

Dusk to Dawn Lighting Fee - Set light on existing CRA-ES pole

$ 250.00

Late Payment Fee

$ 30.00

Line Extension Engineering Fee

$ 200.00

Line Extension Application Fee

$ 100.00

Meter Test Fee

$ 100.00

New Construction Service Fee

$ 200.00

New Service Connection Fee (non-refundable)

$ 100.00

Non-Payment Disconnection Service Fee

$ 50.00

Reconnect Fee - Meter Related

$ 50.00

Reconnect Fee – Irrigation Pumps

$ 100.00

Reconnect Fee – Non-Meter Related

$ 100.00

Special Meter Reading Fee – Meter Reread (Refundable)

$ 50.00

Tampering Fee

$ 1,000.00

Temporary Construction service fee (minimum Charge)

$ 250.00

* Price dependent on current market price and length of the pole.

Should you have any questions, please email CRA at CRA-ES_Billing@bia.gov

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