Effective, June 1, 2012 cash payments will not be accepted for electric & water bills at the Village of Ilion Utility Office.Alternative payment methods will be credit card, money order, check or online at Iconnect on this page. Payment may also be made at Adirondack Bank-Ilion or M & T Bank- Frankfort (where cash will be accepted). There is a drop box located in the parking lot at the Municipal Building for acceptance of checks or money orders only, no cash is allowed.
The Village of Ilion Water rates will be increased 14% effective June 1, 2012 as a result of the USDA loan repayment for the Dam Repairs, the Worker's Compensation payment to Herkimer County, along with aged infrastructure needs.
Mayor Stephens, as mentioned in a recent article in the Utica OD, is encouraging electric customers who have questions regarding the upcoming increase in electric rates from the NY Power Authority (NYPA) to contact Mike Huvane, Vice President of Marketing for NYPA at 914-390-8117 for an explanation on how this will affect the rate payer in the Village of Ilion.
The Village of Ilion Water Department serves over 3000 households and provides water from three separate reservoirs through our state of the art slow-sand filtration water treatment plant.
Village residential rates are approximately $ 4.76 per gallon for the first 9 thousand gallons used. Non-village residential rates are subject to a 50% surcharge.
Water charges are billed quarterly