Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20418 on 09/21/2009, Section 27-122 read as follows.


    (a) The rates to be charged for water furnished to residential customers, commercial multiple family facilities customers, and multiple commercial facilities served with one meter, within the city limits of the city 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)    $ 2.02 2.182  

    Summer water usage as defined
        by subsection (b)     2.828 3.055

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

    5/8 and ¾-inch     5.86 6.33

    1-inch         6.15 6.64

    1½-inch      7.96 8.60

    2-inch         8.40 9.07

    3-inch         17.63 19.04

    4-inch         26.14 28.23

    6-inch         50.26 54.28

    (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:

    5/8 and ¾-inch    $ 1.07 1.16

    1-inch     1.15 1.24

    1½-inch     1.65 1.78

    2-inch     1.78 1.92

    3-inch     4.35 4.70

    4-inch     6.72 7.26

    6-inch     13.45 14.53

     (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 Sec. 27-57.

         For each backflow device at a customer location    $ 0.77

    (b)      Summer water usage. All water consumption, occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16, which exceeds four (4)  CCF for the billing period will be charged at the summer rate listed in subsection (a)(1).

     (1)     Exceptions. For commercial multiple-family facilities, and multiple commercial facilities, served through a single meter the summer rate will be assessed on 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. For water service metered separately for lawn irrigation, the summer rate will be assessed on all water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16.

(Code 1964, § 15-610; Ord. No. 12606, § 1, 5-7-90; Ord. No. 12833, § 1, 1-7-91; Ord. No. 12947, § 1, 5-6-91; Ord. No. 13119, § 1, 9-16-91; Ord. No. 13414, § 1, 8-17-92; 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, § 9-15-03; Ord. No. 18219, § 1, 9-20-04; 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)