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Ordinance #493 & #494 Passed - Increasing Water and Sewer Rates and Landfill Fee

PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Fayette

Ordinance #493

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF FAYETTE, IOWA, BY REPEALING AND AMENDING SECTIONS 92.02 OF WATER RATES AND 99.02 OF SEWER SERVICE CHARGES UNDER CHAPTERS 92 AND 99.

BE IT ENACTED By the City Council of the City of Fayette, Iowa:

               SECTION 1. SECTION   MODIFIED. Section 92.02 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Fayette, Iowa, is repealed and the following adopted in lieu thereof:

               92.02 RATES FOR SERVICE. Water service shall be furnished as the following quarterly rates within the City:

Cubic Feet Used Per Quarter                   Rate

First 500 cubic feet                                 $38.77 (minimum bill)

Next 1,000 cubic feet                              $44.02 per 1,000 cubic feet

Next 1,000 cubic feet                              $41.47 per 1,000 cubic feet

Next 2,000 cubic feet                              $38.92 per 1,000 cubic feet

All over 4,500 cubic feet                          $49.12 per 1,000 cubic feet

All such rates shall automatically increase 2% per year on June 1st, unless changed by resolution of council.

SECTION 2. SECTION   MODIFIED. Section 99.02 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Fayette, Iowa, is repealed and the following adopted in lieu thereof:

               99.02 RATE. Each customer shall pay sewer service charges for the use of and for the service supplied by the municipal sanitary sewer system based upon the amount and rate of water consumed as determined by water meter readings:

  1. First 500 cubic feet or lesser amount per quarter at $60.28 (minimum bill).
  2. All over 500 cubic feet per quarter at $84.26 per 1,000 cubic feet.

              All such rates shall automatically increase 2% per year on June 1st, unless changed by resolution of council.

              In no case shall the minimum service charge be less than $60.28 per quarter, which is necessary to retire the indebtedness, operating and maintenance, and reserve necessary for maintaining the sanitary sewer facility.

SECTION 3. SEVERABILITY CLAUSE.     If any section, provision or part of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole, or any section, provision or part thereof not                      adjudged invalid or unconstitutional.

SECTION 4. WHEN   EFFECTIVE.   This ordinance shall be in effect from September 1, 2017 until further modified and after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by law.

Passed and approved by the Fayette City Council this 19th day of June, 2017.

Andrew Wenthe, Mayor, City of Fayette

Attest: Kris R. McGrane, City Administrator/Clerk

First reading of Ordinance Amendment: May 15, 2017.

Second reading of Ordinance Amendment: June 5, 2017.

Third reading of Ordinance Amendment: June 19, 2017.

Publication date: June 28, 2017.

Effective date: September 1, 2017.

PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Fayette

Ordinance #494

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF FAYETTE, IOWA, BY REPEALING AND AMENDING SECTION 106.09 OF LANDFILL FEE UNDER CHAPTER 106.

BE IT ENACTED By the City Council of the City of Fayette, Iowa:

SECTION 1. SECTION   MODIFIED. Section 106.09 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Fayette, Iowa, is repealed and the following adopted in lieu thereof:

106.09 FEES. Quarterly fees for recycling, landfill fees and surcharge fees shall be levied and collected in accordance with the following:

  1. For each single-occupied dwelling unit:
    1. Recycling ……..$ 5.40
    2. Landfill ………..$ 11.25
    3. Surcharge …..$   3.00

Total …………..$ 19.70

  1. For each commercial business, church and nonprofit service organization:
    1. Recycling ……..$   5.40
    2. Landfill ……....$ 11.25
    3. Surcharge …….$   3.00

Total …………..$ 19.70

  1. Residents of Maple Crest Manor and Upper Iowa University shall be charged per resident for recycling, landfill and surcharge.
  2. Payment of Bills. All fees are due and payable under the same terms and conditions provided for payment of a combined service account as contained in Section 92.04 of this Code of Ordinances. Services may be discontinued in accordance with the provisions contained in Section 92.05 if the combined service account becomes delinquent, and the provisions contained in Section 92.08 relating to lien notices shall also apply in the event of a delinquent account.

SECTION 2. SEVERABILITY CLAUSE.     If any section, provision or part of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole, or any section, provision or part thereof not                      adjudged invalid or unconstitutional.

SECTION 3. WHEN   EFFECTIVE.   This ordinance shall be in effect from July 1, 2017 until further modified and after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by law.

Passed and approved by the Fayette City Council this 19th day of June, 2017.

Andrew Wenthe, Mayor, City of Fayette

Attest: Kris R. McGrane, City Administrator/Clerk

First reading of Ordinance Amendment: May 15, 2017.

Second reading of Ordinance Amendment: June 5, 2017.

Third reading of Ordinance Amendment: June 19, 2017.

Publication date: June 28, 2017.

Effective date: July 1, 2017.

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