Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20418 on 09/21/2009, Section 27-123.2 read as follows.


    (a) The rates to be charged for water furnished to commercial customers outside 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), outside city limits:

        All water, beginning with first
            one hundred (100) cubic feet (1ccf)    $ 2.333 2.519

        Summer water usage as defined
            by subsection (b)     3.761 4.063

    (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    $ 7.79 8.42

        1-inch     8.18 8.83

    1½-inch      10.59 11.44

    2-inch         11.17 12.06

    3-inch         23.45 25.32

    4-inch         34.77 37.55

    6-inch         66.85 72.19

    (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    $ 1.42 1.54

    1-inch     1.53 1.65

    1½-inch     2.20 2.37

    2-inch     2.37 2.55

    3-inch     5.79 6.25

    4-inch     8.94 9.66

    6-inch     17.89 19.32

     (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    $ 1.02

    (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. 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)