Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21077 on 09/19/2011, Section 27-122.2 read as follows.


    (a) The rates to be charged for water furnished to commercial customers within the city limits who use more than fifty thousand (50,000) cubic feet (500ccf) per month average during nonsummer months (October through May) are hereby fixed as follows:

    (1)    Rates per one hundred (100) cubic feet (1ccf), inside city limits:

        All water, beginning with first
            one hundred (100) cubic feet (1ccf)     $   2.084 2.25

        Summer water usage as defined
            by subsection (b)     3.36 3.63

    (2)    Minimum charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1), based on meter size:

    1-inch        7.32 7.91

    1½-inch     10.78 11.64

    2-inch        11.30 12.20

    3-inch        19.04 20.56

    4-inch        28.23 30.49

    6-inch    54.28 58.62


    (3)    Fire flow charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1) and the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), based on meter size for portion of system capacity necessary for providing public fire protection:

    1-inch    1.36 1.47

    1½-inch    1.96 2.12

    2-inch    2.11 2.28

    3-inch    5.17 5.58

    4-inch    7.99 8.63

    6-inch    15.98 17.26

    (4)    Backflow prevention charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1), the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), and the fire flow charge in subsection (a)(3), is charged when a customer is required to install a backflow prevention device as outlined in section 27-57.

        For each backflow device at a customer location    $ 1.00

    (b)     Summer water usage. All water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceeds eighty (80) percent of the customer's average monthly winter water use during the immediate preceding billing periods of January, February and March will be charged at the summer rate listed in subsection (a)(1).

(Ord. No. 12833, § 1, 1-7-91; Ord. No. 12947, § 1, 5-6-91; Ord. No. 13119, § 1, 9-16-91; Ord. No. 14215, § 1, 9-19-94; Ord. No. 14620, § 1, 9-18-95; Ord. No. 15352, § 1, 9-15-97; Ord. No. 15619, § 1, 5-18-98; Ord. No. 15760, § 1, 9-21-98; Ord. No. 16186, § 1, 9-20-99; Ord. No. 16422, § 1, 5-1-00; Ord. No. 17022, § 1, 9-17-01; Ord. No. 17436, § 1, 9-16-02; Ord. No. 17833, § 1, 9-15-03; Ord. No. 18690, § 1, 9-19-05; Ord. No. 19211, § 1, 9-18-06 ; Ord. No. 19680, § 1, 9-17-07; Ord. No. 20053, § 1, 9-15-08 ; Ord. No. 20172, § 1, 1-20-09; Ord. No. 20418, § 1, 9-21-09; Ord. No. 20743, § 1, 9-20-10)