§ 52.02  RATES AND CHARGES.
   There shall be and there are hereby established for the use of and the service rendered by the water utility, the following rates and charges:
   (A)   For all customers without in-ground water sprinkling:
 
Metered Rates per Month
Rate per 1,000 Gallons
First 20,000 gallons
$5.06
Over 20,000 gallons
$5.06
 
 
Meter Size
Base Charge per Month
5/8 to 3/4-inch meter
$5.96
1-inch meter
$7.82
1-1/2-inch meter
$9.67
2-inch meter
$14.78
3-inch meter
$52.36
4-inch meter
$66.28
6-inch meter
$98.76
8-inch meter
$135.88
10-inch meter
$177.64
 
   (B)   For all customers with in-ground water sprinkling:
      (1)   Metered rate per month: $5.06 per 1,000 gallons.
      (2)   Monthly base charge:
 
Meter Size
Base Charge per Month
5/8 to 3/4-inch meter
$5.06
1-inch meter
$7.82
1-1/2-inch meter
$9.67
2-inch meter
$14.78
3-inch meter
$52.36
4-inch meter
$66.28
6-inch meter
$98.76
8-inch meter
$135.88
10-inch meter
$177.64
 
   (C)   The flat rate for unmetered customers is $113.48 per month.
   (D)   Hydrant rental:
 
Hydrant
Charge Per Month
Public or private hydrant
$86.38
 
   (E)   Private fire protection:
 
Sprinkler Connection Size
Charge Per Month
2-inch connection
$5.57
2.5-inch connection
$15.00
3-inch connection
$21.60
4-inch connection
$31.35
6-inch connection
$86.38
8-inch connection
$153.56
10-inch connection
$355.46
12-inch connection
$511.86
 
   (F)   Public fire protection surcharge for taxpayers and nontaxpayers is $7.37 per month.
   (G)   Temporary users: water furnished to temporary users such as contractors and the like, shall be charged on the basis of the metered gallon rates hereinbefore set forth as estimated and established by the Waterworks Superintendent.
   (H)   Reconnect/disconnect: whenever service has been disconnected by the utility for reason of non-payment of bills, or whenever a consumer requests disconnect and subsequent reconnection, or whenever anyone has been mailed a second past-due notice and must pay a $50 administration fee. Before utility service is disconnected, a second past-due notice with the avoid-disconnect date shall be mailed to the customer. The second notice will also include information about filing a written request for a disconnect protest hearing. The second notice will include the address where hearing request forms must be submitted in writing. No oral requests for a hearing will be accepted. The failure to receive a bill does not exempt the customer from monthly payment, late charges or disconnection. If the arrears or past-due bill is not paid in full in the utility office by the avoid-disconnect date stated on the second past-due notice, the utility service will be disconnected.
   (I)   Collection and deferred payment charges: all bills for water services not paid within 15 days from the due date thereof, as stated in such bills, shall be subject to the collection or deferred payment charge of 10% on the first $3 and 3% on the excess over $3.
   (J)   Tapping fees: each user, at the time he or she is connected with the waterworks system, shall pay a charge to cover the costs of tapping the main, furnishing and laying service pipe, corporation and stop cocks, service and meter box, and furnishing and installing the meter. The charge for five-eighths-inch or three-quarters-inch meter tap shall be $550. The charge for a one-inch tap shall be the cost of labor and materials but not less than $875.
   (K)   Bad check charge: $35.
   (L)   Meter test charge: $60.
   (M)   Customer deposit: $70.
   (N)   System development charge:
 
Meter Size
Charge
5/8-inch
$625
1-inch
$1,560
1-1/2-inch
$3,125
2-inch
$5,000
3-inch
$9,375
4-inch
$15,625
6-inch
$31,250
8-inch
$50,000
 
(Ord. 2004-1, passed - -2004; Ord. 2009-1, passed - -2009; Ord. 2009-7, passed 7-14-2009; Ord. 2010-15, passed 9-9-2010; Ord. 2012-03, passed 5- -2012; Ord. 2013-13, passed 5-7-2013; Ord. 2014-16, passed 9-16-2014; Ord. 2015-14, passed 6-23-2015; Ord. 2019-06, passed 4-30-2019)