1042.01  QUARTERLY WATER RATES.
   Effective for usage from and after September 1, 2014, there is hereby levied and assessed the following quarterly water rates charged by the City to inhabitants and other users for the service of the City’s water system:
   (a)
Effective Date
Meter Size (In)
Sept. 1, 2014
Sept. 1, 2015
Sept. 1, 2016
Sept. 1, 2017
Sept. 1, 2018
Effective Date
Meter Size (In)
Sept. 1, 2014
Sept. 1, 2015
Sept. 1, 2016
Sept. 1, 2017
Sept. 1, 2018
Minimum charge including 1,000 cubic feet
¾" and smaller
$43.57
$51.41
$59.12
$60.89
$62.72
1"
$72.58
$85.64
$98.49
$101.44
$104.48
1½"
$145.16
$171.29
$196.98
$202.89
$208.98
2"
$232.31
$274.13
$315.25
$324.71
$334.45
3"
$435.73
$514.16
$591.28
$609.02
$627.29
4"
$726.02
$856.70
$985.21
$1,014.77
$1,045.21
6"
$1,566.01
$1,847.89
$2,125.07
$2,188.82
$2,254.48
8"
$2,322.96
$2,741.09
$3,152.25
$3,246.82
$3,344.22
 
   (b)
 
Effective Date
Sept. 1, 2014
Sept. 1, 2015
Sept. 1, 2016
Sept. 1, 2017
Sept. 1, 2018
Cubic Feet
($ per 100 cubic feet)
Next 9,000
$4.65
$5.49
$6.31
$6.50
$6.70
Next 30,000
$4.19
$4.94
$5.68
$5.85
$6.03
Next 60,000
$3.67
$4.33
$4.98
$5.13
$5.28
Over 100,000
$3.42
$4.04
$4.65
$4.79
$4.93
 
   The above listed rates shall be effective for usage from and after September 1, 2014.
   Rates effective for usage from and after September 1, 2019 shall be governed by an appropriate consumer price index.
      (1)   Any unmetered residence containing one or more families shall pay the minimum quarterly charge for each and every family residing therein.
      (2)   The City reserves the right to increase the quarterly rates at any time, should the revenues of the water and sanitary sewer system prove insufficient to pay the operating and maintenance expenses and the debt service charges on the revenue bonds issued, or other obligations incurred, to pay for improvements to the water and sanitary sewer system.
      (3)   The charge for consumers outside the corporate limits shall be forty percent higher than the prevailing rates within the corporate limits.
   (a)
Effective Date
Meter Size (In)
Sept. 1, 2014
Sept. 1, 2015
Sept. 1, 2016
Sept. 1, 2017
Sept. 1, 2018
Effective Date
Meter Size (In)
Sept. 1, 2014
Sept. 1, 2015
Sept. 1, 2016
Sept. 1, 2017
Sept. 1, 2018
Minimum charge including 1,000 cubic feet
¾" and smaller
$61.00
$71.97
$82.77
$85.25
$87.81
1"
$101.61
$119.90
$137.89
$142.02
$146.27
1½"
$203.22
$239.81
$275.77
$284.05
$292.57
2"
$325.23
$383.78
$441.35
$454.59
$468.23
3"
$610.02
$719.82
$827.79
$852.63
$878.21
4"
$1,016.43
$1,199.38
$1,379.29
$1,420.68
$1,463.29
6"
$2,192.41
$2,587.05
$2,975.10
$3,064.35
$3,156.27
8"
$3,252.14
$3,837.53
$4,413.15
$4,545.55
$4,681.91
 
   (b)
 
Effective Date
Sept. 1, 2014
Sept. 1, 2015
Sept. 1, 2016
Sept. 1, 2017
Sept. 1, 2018
Cubic Feet
($ per 100 cubic feet)
Next 9,000
$6.51
$7.69
$8.83
$9.10
$9.38
Next 30,000
$5.87
$6.92
$7.95
$8.19
$8.44
Next 60,000
$5.14
$6.06
$6.97
$7.18
$7.39
Over 100,000
$4.79
$5.66
$6.51
$6.71
$6.90
 
      (4)   Bulk rate charges to water haulers shall be the same as prescribed above in table (3)(a) and (3)(b), but no less than the minimum.
      (5)   Should the bill rendered for any property or consumer served by the water and sanitary sewer system remain unpaid for fifteen days after the date of such bill, a penalty equal to five percent of the unpaid bill shall also become due and payable. Should the bill rendered for any property or consumer served by the water and sanitary sewer system remain unpaid for forty-five days, the water service to such property or consumer shall thereupon be suspended and shall only be resumed upon payment of the gross amount due, plus an additional fee of twenty dollars ($20.00), during weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. However, after 3:00 p.m. on weekdays and during weekends and on holidays, the additional fee will be forty dollars ($40.00). Bills rendered to persons other than the record owners of property shall be guaranteed in writing by such owners in the manner provided by the application forms of the City.
      (6)   The owners of real property which is served by such water and sanitary sewer system by pipes connected with such system shall, as well as the lessee of the premises, be liable to the City for the lawful charges for all services of such system rendered to such premises.
      (6)   Where more than one family or place of business is on a single meter, the City Manager may require that the billing be made to the property owner.
      (7)   Where payment delinquencies occur due to frequency of tenant changes, the City Manager may require that the property owner be billed for service.
(Ord. 5278.  Passed 8-18-98; Ord. 6464.  Passed 6-3-14.)