The Utilities Board of the City of Oneonta has made the following changes to its sewer rate structure.

The minimums and step rate will increase by approximately 3%.

These changes are effective as of January 1, 2017:

New Sewer Minimum $21.56 (0 - 2,000 gallons)

New Step Rate $7.18 per 1,000 gallons (all over 2,000 gallons)

The average residential sewer customer has a monthly usage of 3900 gallons and their monthly sewer bill will increase by $1.03 with the increases shown above.