Public Works and Utilities is responsible for implementing capital improvement plans, and maintenance and operations for the city's electric, water, gas, and wastewater distribution systems; managing activities in support of the city's stormwater permit; and operating the public transit system, Central Transit.
Ellensburg City Council is considering rate increases for all utilities effective April 1, 2019. You can view supporting documents pertaining to the rate increases including 2019 Draft Utility Rate Schedules Ordinance Amendments; 2019 Gas Rate Adjustments; Ellensburg Council Presentation; and Stormwater Rate Presentation.
Water and Sewer Permit fees are increasing. If a project involves adding or increasing meter size, it will be subject to the new rates beginning April 1, 2019.