ELECTRIC: Middletown is one of 35 municipalities in Pennsylvania that own and operate their own electric distribution system. The Borough purchases electricity wholesale and provides retail service to all businesses and residences in the Borough.
Rates: Service fee - All customers pay a base service fee of $10.91 per month
Residential -- 10.6 cents ($0.106) per kilowatt hour (kwh)
Commercial/Industrial -- 9.6 cents ($0.096) per kwh, plus demand charges
Establishing service: Customers must come into the Borough Finance Office at 60 West Emaus Street to establish electrical service. Service cannot be established over the phone. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
In order to establish an account, customers must provide a photo ID, their Social Security number, and proof of occupancy for the address where service will be provided.
All new customers will be required to pay a security deposit of between $50 and $200, depending on their credit score. The security deposit must be paid prior to service being turned on.
There is also a $75 connection fee. The connection fee can be deferred to the first monthly bill.
Please note, prior customers with outstanding balances from previous accounts must pay that balance prior to service being connected.
TRASH: Penn Waste provides trash hauling services to Borough residents. The monthly rate is $25.65. Trash charges are billed on your monthly utility bill.
Weekly service consists of four 32 gallon trash bags or cans, one bulk item and unlimited curbside recycling. Please be aware that each bag/can must not exceed 32 gallons or 50 pounds. Overweight bags and cans are unsafe for our loaders to lift. Also, please have your items placed at the curb prior to 6:30 A.M.
For missed trash pickup and other service issues, please call Penn Waste Customer Service at 866-575-8720. For more information, visit Penn Waste's web site.
WATER-SEWER: The Borough's water and sanitary sewer service is provided by United Water under a lease arrangement. For Water-Sewer customer service, contact United at 888-844-0352. For more information, visit United's web site.
PAYMENT: Borough utility bills may be paid in person during normal business hours. For your convenience, a drop box is also available 24/7 in the parking lot at the rear of Borough Hall. The drop box is for Borough utility bills (electric, trash) ONLY. Do not deposit United Water payments in the Borough Hall drop box.