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(A) A deposit of $60 will be required for all new consumers as a guarantee for the payment of future bills.
(B) If a consumer who has made a cash deposit fails to pay a bill for metered service, the Water Department may apply the deposit insofar as necessary to liquidate the bill and may require that the deposit be restored to its original amount before the next bill is due.
(C) After a cash deposit to guarantee payment for metered or measured service has stood unimpaired for 12 months, such deposit shall be applied to the depositor's current account balance. Upon closing any account, the balance of any deposit remaining, after the closing bill for service has been paid, shall be returned promptly to the depositor.
(`67 Code, § 4-6-42) (Ord. 83-1, passed 3-28-83; Am. Ord. 2000-04, passed 4-10-00; Am. Ord. 2005-005, passed 4-25-05)