§ 53.002  WATER RATES.
   Commencing with the first billing cycle following passage of this section, there are 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 the waterworks system:
   (A)   Rates per 100 cubic feet.
      (1)   Metered rates per month.
 
Phase I
2018
Phase II
2020
 
Inside
Outside*
Inside
Outside*
First 360 cubic feet
$5.42
$7.04
$6.88
$8.94
Next 900 cubic feet
$5.22
$6.78
$6.63
$8.61
Next 1,000 cubic feet
$5.03
$6.52
$6.39
$8.28
Next 2,000 cubic feet
$4.68
$6.08
$5.94
$7.72
Next 16,000 cubic feet
$4.09
$5.31
$5.19
$6.74
Next 20,000 cubic feet
$2.25
$2.92
$2.86
$3.71
Next 40,260 cubic feet
$2.04
$2.65
$2.59
$3.36
NOTES TO TABLE:
*Outside: where hydrants are available
      (2)   Minimum charge.
         (a)   Each user shall pay a minimum charge in accordance with the following applicable size of meter installed, for which the user will be entitled to the quantity of water set out in the above schedule of rates:
 
Phase I
2018
Phase II
2020
Size of Meter per Month
Inside
Outside*
Inside
Outside *
5/8-inch
$19.51
$25.34
$24.77
$32.18
3/4-inch
$19.51
$25.34
$24.77
$32.18
1-inch
$22.04
$28.64
$27.99
$36.37
1-1/4 inch
$33.71
$43.82
$42.81
$55.65
1-1/2 inch
$51.28
$66.65
$65.13
$84.65
2-inch
$64.89
$84.35
$82.41
$107.12
3-inch
$88.28
$114.76
$112.12
$145.75
4-inch
$109.06
$141.77
$138.51
$180.05
6-inch
$170.42
$221.54
$216.43
$281.35
NOTES TO TABLE:
*Outside: Where hydrants are available
 
         (b)   The rates and charges for users of water outside the corporate limits of the city shall be 130% of the monthly rates and charges for all other users; provided, however, that, such additional charge shall apply only if fire hydrants are maintained in the general area for furnishing fire protection to the property so served and that the city is not otherwise compensated for fire hydrant service.
   (B)   Fire hydrants:
      (1)   Municipal: $0; and
      (2)   Non-municipal (per annum):
         (a)   Phase I; 2018: $586.25.
         (b)   Phase II; 2020: $744.54.
   (C)   Monthly fire protection (per equivalent user). Each user shall pay a minimum charge in accordance with the following applicable size of meter installed, for which the user will be entitled to fire protection.
 
Phase I
2018
Phase II
2020
Size of meter
Per month
Per month
5/8-inch
$3.22
$4.09
3/4-inch
$3.22
$4.09
1-inch
$6.44
$8.18
1-1/4 inch
$9.66
$12.27
1-1/2 inch
$12.88
$16.36
2-inch
$20.93
$26.58
3-inch
$38.64
$49.07
4-inch
$64.40
$81.79
6-inch
$125.58
$159.49
 
   (D)   Municipal drinking fountains per annum:
      (1)   Phase I; 2018: $526.05.
      (2)   Phase II; 2020: $668.08.
   (E)   Private fire protection:
 
Phase I
2018
Phase II
2020
 
Per annum
6-inch connection
$885.50
$1,124.59
8-inch connection
$1,618.05
$2,054.92
10-inch and over connection
$2,447.20
$3,107.94
 
   (F)   Temporary users. Water furnished to temporary users, such as contractors, circuses and the like shall be charged on the basis of the metered rates hereinabove set forth as estimated and established by the Superintendent.
   (G)   Tap charge.
      (1)   A tap charge shall be collected from each customer, prior to connection to the water system, in an amount sufficient to reimburse the city for the labor and material necessary for tapping the main and installation of service from the main to the curb stop and the cost of furnishing and installing a suitable water meter.
      (2)   The charge for a five-eighths inch to a three-fourths inch installation shall be in the amount of $750. The charge for a one inch installation shall be in the amount of $1,000. The charge for a larger than one inch installation shall be the labor and material costs incurred in connection with such installation.
   (H)   Minimum charges for miscellaneous billing.
 
Hydrant connection charge
$70
Insufficient fund/personal check
$20
Meter test:
   Minimum for all meter sizes
$20
Service call charge
$15
Turn on connection charge
$20
 
   (I)   Monthly rates for resale of raw water.
 
Phase I
2018
Phase II
2020
Gallons
Rate per 1,000 gallons
First 750,000
$0.84
$1.07
Next 1,250,000
$0.77
$0.98
Next 2,000,000
$0.66
$0.84
Next 6,000,000
$0.60
$0.76
Next 10,000,000
$0.50
$0.64
Minimum monthly charge
$632.24
$802.94
 
(Prior Code, § 51.01)  (Ord. 1994-11, passed 10-18-1994; Ord. 2009-5, passed 9-1-2009; Ord. 2009-13, passed 12-15-2009; Ord. 2016-9, passed 8-16-2016; Ord. 2017-10, passed 10-3-2017; Ord. 2018-2, passed 2-6-2018)