Jerome, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) The city of Jerome is looking to get rid of its 20%penalty and $75 reconnect fees for late utility bills and a public hearing was held Tuesday night for people to voice their opinions. The city has been studying fees assessed to past due utility accounts in the surrounding cities and would like to set the fees at a more reasonable rate. Instead of the existing fees the city would like to utilize a new $30 late fee and no reconnect fee.