Section 105-460; Ord. 18219; Amending Chapter 27 of the City Code as it relates to water rates


Ordinance No.           018219                       Council Bill No. B 278-04           


AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 27 of the City Code as it relates to water rates; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.  Chapter 27 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is hereby amended as follows:

    Material to be deleted in strikeout; material to be added underlined.

Sec. 27-122. Water rates inside city limits--Residential/commercial multiple family facilities.

    (a)     The rates to be charged for water furnished to residential customers, and commercial multiple family facilities customers, within the city limits by the water plant 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)    $ 1.458 1.533

        Summer surcharge imposed water usage as defined
            by subsection (b)     2.041 2.146

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

        5/8-inch and 3/4-inch    $ 4.57 5.00

        1-inch     4.84 5.40

        1 1/2-inch     6.97 7.75

. . .

    (b)      Summer surcharge water usage.  A surcharge will be assessed on water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceed one hundred twenty (120) per cent of the customer's average monthly winter water use during the immediate preceding billing periods of January, February and March.  All water consumption, occurring during summer as defined in Sec. 27-16, which exceeds five (5) CCF for the billing period will be charged at the summer rate listed in subsection (a)(1).

     (1)    Exception.  For commercial multiple family facilities served through a single meter, and for water service metered separately for lawn irrigation, the summer rate will be assessed on water consumption occurring during summer as defined in Sec. 27-16 which exceeds one hundred percent (100%) of the customer’s average monthly winter water use during the immediate preceding billing periods of January, February and March.

Sec. 27-122.1. Same--Commercial.

    (a)    The rates to be charged for water furnished from the water plant to commercial customers within the city limits who use fifty thousand (50,000) cubic feet (500ccf) or less 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)    $ 1.356 1.41

        Summer surcharge imposed water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.041 2.146

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

        5/8-inch and 3/4-inch    $ 4.57 5.00

        1-inch     4.84 5.40

        1 1/2-inch     6.97 7.75

. . .

    (b)     Summer surcharge water usage. A surcharge will be assessed on All water consumption occurring during summer as defined in Sec. 27-16 which exceeds one hundred twenty percent (120%) 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).

Sec. 27-122.2 Same--Large commercial.

    (a)    The rates to be charged for water furnished from the water plant 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)    $ 1.177 1.295

        Summer surcharge imposed water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.041 2.146

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

        1-inch     4.84 5.40

        1 1/2-inch     6.97 7.75

. . .

    (b)     Summer surcharge water usage. A surcharge will be assessed on All  water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceeds one hundred twenty percent (120%) 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).

Sec. 27-123. Water rates outside city limits--Residential/commercial multiple family facilities.

    (a)    The rates to be charged for water furnished to residential customers, and commercial multiple family facilities customers, 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)    $ 1.939 2.04

        Summer surcharge imposed water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.714 2.854

    (2)    Minimum charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1), based on meter size:
        5/8-inch and 3/4-inch    $ 6.07 6.65

        1-inch     6.44 7.20

        1 1/2-inch     9.27 10.30

. . .

    (b)      Summer surcharge water usage.  A surcharge will be assessed on water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceed one hundred twenty (120) per cent of the customer's average monthly winter water use during the immediate preceding billing periods of January, February and March.  All water consumption, occurring during summer as defined in Sec. 27-16, which exceeds five (5) CCF for the billing period will be charged at the summer rate listed in subsection (a)(1).

     (1)    Exception.  For commercial multiple family facilities served through a single meter, and for water service metered separately for lawn irrigation, the summer rate will be assessed on water consumption occurring during summer as defined in Sec. 27-16 which exceeds one hundred percent (100%) of the customer’s average monthly winter water use during the immediate preceding billing periods of January, February and March.

Sec. 27-123.1. Same--Commercial.

    (a)     The rates to be charged for water furnished from the water plant to commercial customers outside the city limits who use fifty thousand (50,000) cubic feet (500ccf) or less 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)    $ 1.804 1.88

        Summer surcharge imposed water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.714 2.854

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

        5/8-inch and 3/4-inch    $ 6.07 6.65

        1-inch     6.44 7.20

        1 1/2-inch     9.27 10.30

. . .

    (b)     Summer surcharge water usage. A surcharge will be assessed on All  water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceeds one hundred twenty percent (120%) 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).

Sec. 27-123.2. Same--Large commercial.

    (a)     The rates to be charged for water furnished from the water plant 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)    $ 1.565 1.72

Summer surcharge imposed water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.714 2.854

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

        5/8-inch and 3/4-inch    $ 6.07 6.65

        1-inch     6.44 7.20

        1 1/2-inch     9.27 10.30

. . .

    (b)     Summer surcharge water usage. A surcharge will be assessed on All  water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceeds one hundred twenty percent (120%) 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).

. . .

Sec. 27-124. Water rates, within former boundaries of dissolved Public Water Supply Districts No. 1 and No. 2, outside city limits--Residential/commercial multiple family facilities.

    (a)     The rates to be charged for water furnished to residential customers, and commercial multiple family facilities customers, outside the city limits within the former boundaries of dissolved Public Water Supply Districts No. 1 and No. 2 are hereby fixed as follows:

    (1)    Rates per one hundred (100) cubic feet (1ccf):

        All water, beginning with first
    one hundred (100) cubic feet (1ccf)    $ 1.687 1.77

        Summer surcharge imposed water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.361 2.483

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

        5/8-inch and 3/4-inch    $ 5.28 5.79

        1-inch     5.60 6.25

        1 1/2-inch     8.06 8.95

. . .

    (b)      Summer surcharge water usage.  A surcharge will be assessed on water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceed one hundred twenty (120) per cent of the customer's average monthly winter water use during the immediate preceding billing periods of January, February and March.  All water consumption, occurring during summer as defined in Sec. 27-16, which exceeds five (5) CCF for the billing period will be charged at the summer rate listed in subsection (a)(1).

     (1)    Exception.  For commercial multiple family facilities served through a single meter, and for water service metered separately for lawn irrigation, the summer rate will be assessed on water consumption occurring during summer as defined in Sec. 27-16 which exceeds one hundred percent (100%) of the customer’s average monthly winter water use during the immediate preceding billing periods of January, February and March.

Sec. 27-124.1. Same--Commercial.

    (a)    The rates to be charged for water furnished from the water plant to commercial customers outside the city limits within the former boundaries of dissolved Public Water Supply Districts No. 1 and No. 2, who use fifty thousand (50,000) cubic feet (500ccf) or less per month average during nonsummer months (October through May) are hereby fixed as follows:
    (1)    Rates per one hundred (100) cubic feet (1ccf):

        All water, beginning with first
    one hundred (100) cubic feet (1ccf)    $ 1.569 1.631

        Summer surcharge imposed water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.361 2.483

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

        5/8-inch and 3/4-inch    $ 5.28 5.79

        1-inch     5.60 6.25

        1 1/2-inch     8.06 8.95

. . .

    (b)     Summer surcharge water usage. A surcharge will be assessed on All  water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceeds one hundred twenty percent (120%) 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).

Sec. 27-124.2. Same--Large commercial.

    (a)    The rates to be charged for water furnished from the water plant to commercial customers outside the city limits within the former boundaries of dissolved Public Water Supply District No. 1, 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):

        All water, beginning with first
    one hundred (100) cubic feet (1ccf)    $ 1.361 1.498

        Summer surcharge imposed water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.361 2.483

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

        1-inch    $ 5.60 6.25

        1 1/2-inch     8.06 8.95

. . .

    (b)     Summer surcharge water usage. A surcharge will be assessed on All  water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceeds one hundred twenty percent (120%) 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).


    SECTION 2.  The new rates established in this ordinance shall be applied to utility bills beginning with the first complete cycle billed after October 1, 2003.

    SECTION 3.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 20th day of September, 2004.