§ 54.22  BASIC USER RATE.
   (A)   A basic user rate of $4.50 per 1,000 gallons shall be applied to all users for sewer usage in excess of 1,000 per month. A minimum charge of $4.50 per month shall be applied to all users whose sewer usage does not exceed 1,000 gallons per month. All non-metered residential users of the wastewater facilities shall pay a minimum flat rate charge per month adequate to cover the costs of the minimum service charge and the basic user rate of $9. The flat rate charge will allow a maximum of 4,500 gallons per month. In the event use of the wastewater facilities is determined by the city to be in excess of 4,500 gallons per month, the city may require such flat rate user to install metering devices on the water supply or sewer main to measure the amount of service supplied.
   (B)   The rates and service changes established for user charges in § 54.20(D) through (G) of this chapter shall be effective as of 9-12-2011 and on bills to be rendered for the month being 11-1-2011.
   (C)   Sewer rates starting January 2012, will see an increase of $0.25 per 1,000 gallons with similar increases in years 2013 and 2014. Minimum water and sewer bills for in town residents shall not to exceed $10.50.
(Ord. 5, Series 1981-1982, passed 8-24-1981; Ord. 7, Series 2011-2012, passed 9-12-2011)