§ 50.153  OTHER CHARGES.
   (A)   Tap fees. In order that new customers share in system development costs already borne by existing customers it is established that on and after the effective date of this subchapter, the minimum rates and charges payable in advance for sewer taps outside the city shall be as follows:
 
Water Meter Size
Sewer Tap Fees
5/8 x 3/4"
$   350.00       
1"
$   650.00       
2"
$   2,400.00       
4"
$   9,500.00       
6"
$   21,500.00       
 
   (B)   Connection charges.
      (1)   On or after the effective date of this subchapter, the minimum rates and charges payable in advance for actual sewer service installations which shall be separate charges from tap fees shall be as follows:
 
Water Meter Size
Sewer Connection Fees
Inside City Limits
Outside City Limits
5/8 x 3/4"
$   750.00     
$   915.00   
1"
$   805.00     
$   970.00   
Over 1"
$   860.00     
$   1,025.00   
   
      (2)   If the actual cost of such sewer service installation exceeds the minimum charges fixed above, the city reserves the right to charge the actual costs of labor and fringes, materials and equipment.
      (3)   In addition to the above charges, the applicant shall pay all costs for pavement removal and restoration of whatsoever description or nature.
      (4)   All costs for sewer connection(s) shall be paid at the time the customer applies for a water tap.
   (C)   Combined sewer overflow (CSO) surcharge for sewer service inside and outside the city limits effective April 1, 2010 and January 1, 2015.
      (1)   In order to cover the cost of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's unfunded mandate for CSO reduction and to comply with the Consent Judgment issued by the court it is established that a surcharge of $2.50 per 1,000 gallons be added to all city sewer service customers effective April 1, 2010. The surcharge shall be increased to $3.50 per 1,000 gallons effective January 1, 2015.
      (2)   All monies collected for this surcharge shall be placed in a separate account and only used for CSO reduction projects as outlined in the city's Long-Term Control Plan.
      (3)   The surcharge shall be removed from all city sewer service customers after all CSO reduction projects outlined in the city's Long-Term Control Plan have been completed and paid.
   (D)   Charges for all hauled wastewater. Effective January 1, 2017, all hauled wastewater shall be subject to a rate of $32.26 per 1,000 gallons.
(Ord. 32-2018, passed 2-8-18)