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Rochelle Municipal Utilities

Security Deposits - Residential

RMU may request a security deposit from a new applicant for service if the applicant is unable to establish satisfactory credit references. Also, RMU may request a security deposit from a present residential or present nonresidential customer that receives utility service from RMU if:

(1) The customer, during any 12-month period, pays late two times; or

(2) The customer's wires, pipes, meters or other service equipment have been tampered with and the customer enjoyed the benefit of the tampering.

(b) RMU may request a deposit from applicants for service if the applicant for service has failed to pay for past due utility service for the same class of service furnished to him at the same or at another address.

The deposit amount for each utility service is listed below:

Electric $100.00

Water $ 25.00

Water Reclamation $ 50.00