§ 53.143  SEWER SERVICE FUND.
   (A)   (1)   The city hereby establishes a Sewer Service Fund as an income fund to receive all revenues generated by the sewer service charge system, and all other income dedicated to the operation, maintenance, replacement and construction of the wastewater treatment works, including special charges and fees intended to retire construction debt.
      (2)   The city also establishes the following accounts as income and expenditure accounts within the Sewer Service Fund:
         (a)   Operation and maintenance account;
         (b)   Equipment replacement account; and
         (c)   Debt retirement account.
   (B)   All revenue generated by the sewer service charge system, and all other income pertinent to the treatment system, shall be held by the Clerk separate and apart from all other funds of the city. Funds received by the Sewer Service Fund shall be transferred to the operation and maintenance account, the equipment replacement account and the debt retirement account in accordance with state and federal regulations and the provisions of this chapter.
   (C)   Revenue generated by the sewer service charge sufficient to ensure adequate replacement throughout the design of useful life, whichever is longer, of the wastewater facility shall be held separate and apart in the equipment replacement account and dedicated to affecting replacement costs. Interest income generated by the equipment replacement account shall remain in the equipment replacement account.
   (D)   Revenue generated by the sewer service charge system sufficient for operation and maintenance shall be held separate and apart in the operation and maintenance account.
(Ord. 407, passed 12-26-1989)