Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21433 on 09/17/2012, Section 27-123 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, outside the city limits 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)     $   3.45 3.62

        Summer water usage as defined
            by subsection (b)    4.83 5.07

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

    5/8 and 3/4-inch    $ 10.00 10.50

    1-inch         10.51 11.05

    1½-inch      15.48 16.26

    2-inch         16.23 17.04

    3-inch         27.35 28.71

    4-inch         40.55 42.58

    6-inch     77.97 81.86

    (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 3/4-inch    $ 1.84 1.93

    1-inch     1.95 2.05

    1½-inch     2.82 2.96

    2-inch     3.03 3.18

    3-inch     7.43 7.79

    4-inch     11.48 12.05

    6-inch     22.95 24.10

    (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    $ 1.33

    (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, § 15.625; 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, § 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 ; Ord. No. 20418, § 1, 9-21-09; Ord. No. 20743, § 1, 9-20-10; Ord. No. 21077, § 1, 9-19-11)