§ 53.05  CHARGES FOR WATER SERVICE.
   (A)   An initial service fee of $10.00 shall be charged for each water service connection for each new account established with the city.  A transfer fee of $10.00 shall be charged each time water service is transferred from one location to another and such transfer fee shall be in lieu of the initial service fee.
   (B)   The monthly rates for the furnishing of water service for each meter within the corporate limits of the city shall be as follows, to-wit:
      (1)   Residential meters.
 
Base charge – 3/4 inch meter
$8.50
Base charge – 1 inch meter
$11.00
Base charge – 1-1/4 inch meter
$13.50
Base charge – 1-1/2 inch meter
$16.00
Base charge – 2 inch meter
$18.50
Base charge – 3 inch meter
$21.00
Base charge – 4 inch meter
$23.50
 
 
Water usage
$5.00 per thousand gallons
 
      (2)   Commercial meters.
Base charge – 3/4 inch meter
$17.50
Base charge – 1 inch meter
$20.00
Base charge – 1-1/4 inch meter
$22.50
Base charge – 1-1/2 inch meter
$25.00
Base charge – 2 inch meter
$27.50
Base charge – 3 inch meter
$30.00
Base charge – 4 inch meter
$32.50
Base charge – 6 inch meter
$35.00
 
Water Usage Charge
3/4 inch meter
$5.50 per thousand gallons
1 inch meter
$5.50 per thousand gallons
1-1/4 inch meter
$5.50 per thousand gallons
1-1/2 inch meter
$5.50 per thousand gallons
2 inch meter
$6.00 per thousand gallons
3 inch meter
$6.00 per thousand gallons
4 inch meter
$6.00 per thousand gallons
6 inch meter
$6.00 per thousand gallons
 
   (C)   The monthly rates for the furnishing of water service for each meter directly to residential and commercial customers outside the corporate limits of the city, excluding rural water districts, shall be as follows, to-wit:
      (1)   Residential meters.
 
Base charge – 3/4 inch meter
$11.50
Base charge – 1 inch meter
$14.00
Base charge – 1-1/4 inch meter
$16.50
Base charge – 1-1/2 inch meter
$19.00
Base charge – 2 inch meter
$21.50
Base charge – 3 inch meter
$24.00
Base charge – 4 inch meter
$26.50
 
 
Water usage
$6.50 per thousand gallons
 
      (2)   Commercial meters.
Base charge – 3/4 inch meter
$22.50
Base charge – 1 inch meter
$25.00
Base charge – 1-1/4 inch meter
$27.50
Base charge – 1-1/2 inch meter
$30.00
Base charge – 2 inch meter
$32.50
Base charge – 3 inch meter
$35.00
Base charge – 4 inch meter
$37.50
Base charge – 6 inch meter
$40.00
 
Water Usage Charge
3/4 inch meter
$7.00 per thousand gallons
1 inch meter
$7.00 per thousand gallons
1-1/4 inch meter
$7.00 per thousand gallons
1-1/2 inch meter
$7.00 per thousand gallons
2 inch meter
$7.50 per thousand gallons
3 inch meter
$7.50 per thousand gallons
4 inch meter
$7.50 per thousand gallons
6 inch meter
$7.50 per thousand gallons
 
   (D)   The rate charged to rural water districts for water furnished in accordance with a contract between any such rural water district and the city shall be as follows:  $4.10 per thousand gallons.
(`83 Code, § 17-305)  (Ord. 760, passed 8-20-79; Am. Ord. 92-9, passed 6-1-92; Am. Ord. 92-10, passed 6-1-92; Am. Ord. 94-09, passed 4-4-94; Am. Ord. 98-22, passed 7-6-98; Am. Ord. 98-23, passed 7-6-98; Am. Ord. 2004-20, passed 6-7-04; Am. Ord. 2009-12, passed 6-15-09; Am. Ord. 2009-22, passed 9-21-09; Am. Ord. 2013-11, passed 6-20-13; Am. Ord. 2015-7, passed 4-6-15)