§ 52.30  RATES AND CHARGES FOR USE OF SERVICE ESTABLISHED.
   (A)   Monthly rates.  There shall be and there are hereby established for the use of and the service rendered by the waterworks system of the city, the following rates and charges, based on the use of water supplied by said waterworks system.
      (1)   Metered rates per month.  For use of and service rendered in the service area by the waterworks system of the municipal utility based on the use of water supplied by said waterworks system.
 
Consumption Per Month
Rate 1,000 Gallons
First 10,000 gallons
$5.10
Over 10,000 gallons
$4.87
 
      (2)   Service charge per month.
Meter Size
Monthly Service Charge Rate
Meter Size
Monthly Service Charge Rate
5/8 inch
$8.40
3/4 inch
$9.26
1 inch
$11.75
1-1/2 inch
$14.70
2 inch
$24.36
3 inch
$92.51
4 inch
$117.69
 
      (3)   Unmetered charges. Any customers without water meters shall be charged a flat amount for water service each month in the amount set forth below:
 
Type
Rate
Single-family residential
$25.03
All others
$269.19
 
      (4)   Sewage rates.  The following rates are hereby fixed for sewage service and shall be based on a customer’s monthly water usage, as determined by water meter readings. Said rates shall be charged to users and owners of any lot, parcel of real estate, building or improvement that is connected with or uses the sewage works of the city or that in any way is served or benefited by the sewage works.
         (a)   Base charge per month. Each customer shall be charged a base charge each month that service is provided in the following amounts, as determined by water meter size.
Base Monthly Charge (Monthly Minimum)
Meter Size by Inch
Base Charge
Base Monthly Charge (Monthly Minimum)
Meter Size by Inch
Base Charge
5/8 inch
$14.85
3/4 inch
$17.95
1 inch
$26.30
1-1/2 inch
$50.60
2 inch
$83.25
3 inch
$182.05
4 inch
$311.20
6 inch
$698.70
 
         (b)   Consumption per month. In addition to the base monthly fee established by division (A)(4)(a), each user shall also be charged a monthly fee based on water consumption, as determined by water meter readings. The consumption charge shall be billed in 100 gallon increments.
 
Consumption Charge per 1,000 gallons
$8.70 per thousand gallons
 
         (c)   Unmetered monthly rate; flat rate. Any customers without water meters shall be charged a flat amount each month in the amount described below.
 
Type
Rate
Residential
$39.25
Commercial
$370.35
 
   (B)   Schedule of non-recurring charges.
 
Type of Service
Rate for Service Provided
New account security deposit
$100
Reconnection charge
$50
   Once water service has been disconnected, it will not be reconnected until all charges to the account have been paid in full and a reconnection fee, in the amount of $50, has been paid
Tap charge 5/8 inch meter
$1,200
Tap charge for meters larger than 5/8 inch
Time and materials, but not less than $1,200
 
   (C)   Temporary users.  Water furnished to temporary users, such as contractors, circuses and the like shall be charged for on the basis of the above consumption rates as estimated by the Waterworks Superintendent.
(1989 Code, § 52.35)  (Ord. 4-1988, passed 4-11-1988; Res. 97-7, passed 9-9-1997; Res. 1997-9, passed 12-8-1997; Ord. 2000-04, passed 6-5-2000; Ord. 2004-0602, passed 7-12-2004; Ord. 2005-0902, passed 11-14-2005; Ord. 2007-0301, passed 3-19-2007; Res. 2007-0401, passed 4-9-2007; Res. 11-11-2008, passed 12-9-2008; Res. 2009-01-01, passed 2-10-2009; Res. 2009-01-02, passed 2-10-2009; Res. 2012-26, passed 12-28-2012; Ord. 3-2013-1, passed 3-12-2013; Ord. 7-2014-1, passed 8-25-2014; Ord. 8-2017-1, passed 8-29-2017; Ord. 9-2017-1, passed 10-24-2017; Ord. 11-2017-3, passed 12-19-2017)