§ 51.05  SPECIAL RATES.
   (A)   Construction work. For water furnished for construction work, where, in the opinion of the city, it is not practical to install or use meters, the rate to be charged for water shall be fixed by resolution of City Council. The per diem rate shall not include any required tapping fees or the costs of running a service to the point within the premises where a meter would normally be installed, but shall include the connection and disconnection of the temporary service, which shall only be done by city forces.
   (B)   Circus, bazaar or fair.
      (1)   A circus, bazaar, fair or other type of business which will temporarily exist at a location from one to ten days, and where the city deems such charge applicable, and where the city deems it not practical to install or use meters, shall pay in advance on a per diem basis for water supplied. Such charges shall be in the amount fixed by resolution of City Council. The per diem rate shall not include any required tapping fees or the costs of running a service to the point within the premises where a meter would normally be installed, but shall include the connection and disconnection of the temporary service, which shall only be done by city forces.
      (2)   Temporary water: construction, circus, bazaar or fair:
 
Size of Service
First Day
Each Additional Day
2 inch or less
$32
$18
3 inch
$50
$30
 
   (C)   Non-fire hydrant use.
      (1)   For water furnished from a hydrant for purposes other than fighting a fire, when the city’s Water Department shall approve such use, and when the city deems it not practical to install or use a meter for such use, the rate to be charged shall be fixed by resolution of City Council.
      (2)   In addition to the rates provided for herein above, the user shall pay the current hourly rate of pay for the services of an employee of the city to operate the hydrant. This may be waived in cases where the city considers such use in the public interest, or in cases where the city decides no city employee is required for hydrant operation.
      (3)   Non-fire hydrant use:
 
Type of Use
Rate
Metered flow from hydrant
Actual cost of water, plus setup and teardown labor
Unmetered flow through one 2-1/2 inch hydrant nozzle
$1 per minute
 
   (D)   Deposit required. A deposit, in the amount fixed by resolution of City Council, to be applied against unpaid bills or damage claims may be required with each new application for service or renewal of service application. Said deposits shall be returned to the customer upon termination of the service, or after 12 consecutive months of billing paid without penalty, if no other charges remain unpaid. Six percent simple interest (not compounded) shall be paid on all deposits at the time the deposit is returned. Interest shall start on the first of the month following the date of deposit and shall end on the first of the month in which the deposit is returned.
(Ord. 1179, passed 2-5-1973; Ord. 1283, passed 3-1-1982)