§ 53.03  RATES AND CHARGES.
   (A)   Service fees shall be as follows for all accounts:
 
Service
Fees and Charges
Water account deposit
$75.00
Water tap fees
   5/8" x 3/4" standard tap
   1" and above
$400.00 in city
$535 out-of-city rate
Cost plus $200.00
Any large rock removal for all installations
Cost of removal
Tap fee for all places of business or other places using sprinkling systems will be at cost plus cost of materials and labor plus the fee charge
Cost plus $500.00
Service charge for standard read in service for Monday through Friday of operating hours
$20.00
Service charge for standard read in service for after 5:00 p.m., holidays and weekends
$30.00
 
 
Service
Fees and Charges
Service charge for standard re-connects of non-payment, Monday through Friday of operating hours
$30.00
Service charge for standard re-connect of non-payment after 5:00 p.m., holidays and weekends
$40.00
Service charge for meter reading re-checks
$20.00
Service charge for test request
Cost plus $20.00
Service charge for all investigations
$20.00
(Ord. 610.2, passed 10-10-77)
   (B)   Water rates shall be as follows:
      (1)   Effective February 1, 2019, the monthly water service rates and charges for each customer inside the city shall be as follows:
Gallons per Month
Monthly Charge
Gallons per Month
Monthly Charge
First 2,000
$12.32 (min. mo. bill)
Next 3,000
$0.682 per 100 gallons
Next 5,000
$0.682 per 100 gallons
Next 10,000
$0.438 per 100 gallons
Next 30,000
$0.435 per 100 gallons
Next 50,000
$0.424 per 100 gallons
Over 100,000
$0.209 per 100 gallons
 
      (2)   From and after February 1, 2019 the monthly water service rates and charges for every account outside the city corporate boundaries, other than the wholesale users named in division (B)(3) below, shall be as set forth in the following schedule:
Gallons per Month
Monthly Charge
Gallons per Month
Monthly Charge
First 2,000
$31.50 (min. mo. bill)
Next 3,000
$0.882 per 100 gallons
Next 5,000
$0.882 per 100  gallons
Next 10,000
$0.756 per 100 gallons
Next 30,000
$0.756 per 100 gallons
Next 50,000
$0.700 per 100 gallons
Over 100,000
$0.490 per 100 gallons
 
(Ord. 610.3, passed 5-22-78; Am. Ord. 19, passed 10-21-85; Am. Ord. 0-91-005, passed 3-25-91; Am. Ord. 0-99-013, passed 11-22-99; Am Ord. 0-00-009, passed 5-22-00)
      (3)   From and after the dates as shown in the Increase Date column below in the water service rates and charges for wholesale users shall be as follows if accepted and approved by the Water Districts and/or PSC:
 
Water District Name
Wholesale Rate
Increase Date
Southern Water
$2.25 per 1,000 gallons
October 16, 2018
Mountain Water
$2.30 per 1,000 gallons plus a surcharge for rate case expense incurred, to be collected over a 36-month period
August 1, 2019, or as otherwise authorized by law
 
      (4)   Pursuant § 52.02 (A), the following rates shall apply if the City Manager grants written approval for an exception for an apartment complex owner/operator with greater than twenty-five (25) units. This exception will be to the complex equipped with a master meter instead of individual meters. At the time he or she requests water service to be installed, the owner/operator shall supply the total number of apartments that the master meter will service. If this number changes at any time, it shall be the owner/operator's responsibility to notify the city at the time in which the number changes. In this event, the following rates shall apply:
         (a)   Rates inside the city corporate boundaries:
            1.   The owner of the apartment complex shall be responsible for the total usage and any and all fees cost or billing associated with water service.
            2.   If any unit is occupied for any amount of time during the billing calendar month, the owner of the apartment complex shall be billed the minimum of thirteen dollars and sixty-four cents ($13.64) for each unit. Each unit billed shall get a credit of usage of two thousand (2,000) gallons for that unit. Every gallon used thereafter shall be billed at the rate of sixty-eight point two cents ($0.682) per one hundred (100) gallons.
         (b)   Rates outside the city corporate boundaries:
            1.   The owner of the apartment complex shall be responsible for the total usage and any and all fees cost or billing associated with water service.
            2.   If any unit is occupied for any amount of time during the billing calendar month, the owner of the apartment complex shall be billed the minimum of thirty-one dollars and fifty cents ($31.50) for each unit. Each unit billed shall get a credit of usage of two thousand (2,000) gallons for that unit. Every gallon used thereafter shall be billed at the rate of eighty-eight point two cents ($0.882) per one hundred (100) gallons.
         Note: In the event a unit is not rented during a calendar billing cycle, it will be the owner/operator's responsibility to submit a written and notarized statement of how many units were never occupied for the entire billing cycle month, together with the billing statement for an adjustment. Each month the city shall consider that all units are in use unless notified by the monthly billing process described herein.
(Ord. 610.2, passed 5-22-78; Am. Ord. 19, passed 10-21-85; Am. Ord. 0-87-001, passed 1-27-87; Am. Ord. 0-89-005, passed 5-22-89; Am. Ord. 0-91-010, passed 5-29-91; Am. Ord. 0-2001-027, passed 10-22-01; Am. Ord. 0-2002-012, passed 10-28-02; Am. Ord. 0-2008-003, passed 1-14-08; Am. Ord. 0-2008-011, passed 3-13-08; Am. Ord. 0-2008-28, passed 12-2-08; Am. Ord. 0-2009-17, passed 6-22-09; Am. Ord. 0-2013-020, passed 8-2-13; Am. Ord. O-2018-22, passed 10-8-18; Am. Ord. O-2019-03, passed 1-28-19; Am. Ord. O-2019-17, passed 7-8-19; Am. Ord. O-2019-26, passed 8-26-19)