Proposed Utility Rate Increase 

The City of Shafter will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 7:00PM in the Shafter City Council Chamber, to consider the adoption of increases to the rates for its water, wastewater, and refuse service fees. 

Public Workshop

A Public Workshop will be held Thursday, May 18, 2017  at Shafter Veterans Hall. Staff will be on hand to answer questions and hear concerns from 4:00-6:30 pm. A short presentation will be given at 5:15 pm. Spanish language translators will be present at the Public Workshop.

Utility Rate Workshop (2)
Proposed rates depend upon the services you receive from the City. Please use the tools below to identify which services you receive and review the corresponding notice linked below. 
 What services do you receive from the City of Shafter
   Water Wastewater Refuse
 Zone 1
 Zone 2     YES  YES
Zone 3
You can also use the map below to determine which Service Zone you reside in. Use the +/- controls to zoom in and find your service address or enter your address in the search bar. Note the Service Zone your address falls into and review the corresponding notice. 

​Public Hearing Notices

Public Hearing Notices were distributed to Shafter Utility customers and include the proposed rate tables. Please use the tools above to determine your service zone and then you can review the appropriate notice below. 

Service Zone 1

Service Zone 2

Service Zone 3

Service Zone 4 Commercial Refuse Franchise Customers (This notice only applies to Commercial Customers receiving refuse service from American Refuse or Varner Brothers. 


Please plan to attend the Public Workshop. City staff will be on hand to provide information, answer questions, and hear concerns. 

Spanish language translators will be present at the Public Workshop.