§ 53.09  WATER RATES.
   The water rates to be charged for each class of service, including minimum charges, charges for water used over the minimum, and service connection charges, shall be as follows:
   (A)   Residential service.
      (1)   Residential-1 (inside city limits). Minimum monthly charge, 400 cubic feet: in an amount as set by resolution of Council from time to time; and
      (2)   Residential-2 (outside city limits). Minimum monthly charge, 400 cubic feet: in an amount as set by resolution of Council from time to time.
   (B)   Commercial service.
      (1)   Commercial-1 (inside city limits). Minimum monthly charge, 400 cubic feet: in an amount as set by resolution of Council from time to time; and
      (2)   Commercial-2 (outside city limits). Minimum monthly charge, 400 cubic feet: in an amount as set by resolution of Council from time to time.
   (C)   Standby fire service (standby fire protection only). The rates are as follows:
 
Size of Service Pipe
Monthly Service Charge
2-inch
$2
3-inch
$3
4-inch
$4
6-inch
$6
8-inch
$8
 
   (D)   Contract service (industrial, independent water district, and all other special contract authorized by the City Council). To the above minimum monthly charges for usage in excess of 400 cubic feet shall be added charges according to the following rates:
 
Next 400 cubic feet, rate per 100
$ *
Next 550 cubic feet, rate per 100
$ *
All over 1,350 cubic feet, rate per 100
$ *
NOTES TO TABLE:
* - See division (E) below.
 
   (E)   Water rates with meters. The city’s water rates provisions are hereby adopted by reference and incorporated herein as if set out in full.
   (F)   Service connection charge. The charge for installing a new service which includes excavation and backfill, tapping the main, laying the pipe, installing the meter, yoke, and meter box, and replacement of surfacing materials shall be as follows:
 
Meter Size in Inches
Service Connection Charge
3/4-inch or less
$250 or cost
1-inch
Dollar difference between 3/4-inch and 1-inch
Over 1-inch
Actual cost plus 20%
 
   (G)   Revision. These water rates may be revised at any time without invalidating the remainder of these rules and regulations.
(Ord. 232, passed 8-13-1974; Ord. 320, passed 11-2-1994; Ord. 05-2002, passed 4-8-2002)