Section 105-461; Ord. 18220; Amending Chapter 27 of the City Code as it relates to electric rates


Ordinance No.            018220                      Council Bill No. B 279-04           


AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 27 of the City Code as it relates to electric 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. 27-112. Same--Residential service rate.

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    (c)     Monthly rate charge. The monthly rate per kilowatt hour shall be as follows, subject to fuel adjustments as provided in section 27-118:

    (1)    Customer charge    $ 4.50 5.00 per month

     (2)     All kwh Energy Charge    6.17 cents per kwh

             Summer:
     First 750 kwh    6.7 cents per kwh
     All remaining kwh    7.37 cents per kwh

             Non-Summer:
     All kwh    6.7 cents per kwh

    Except when the customer has permanently installed in a living area a minimum of five (5) kilowatts of utility-approved electric space heating equipment which is the sole source of comfort heating (except decorative fireplaces) for the area(s) to be heated, the rate per kwh for the non-summer season will be : 5.5 cents per kwh for all kwh used.


             First 750 kwh    6.7 cents per kwh
             All remaining kwh    5.36 cents per kwh

    (d)     Minimum: The minimum monthly rate charge shall be four dollars and fifty cents ($4.50) five dollars ($5.00).

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Sec. 27-113. Same--Residential heat pump rate.

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    (c)     Monthly rate charge: The monthly rate charge shall be as follows, subject to fuel adjustments as provided in section 27-118:

Customer Charge    $ 4.50 5.00 monthly

All kwh above 750 kwh    $4.89 4.69 cents per kwh

The monthly rate would apply to permanently installed heat pumps for the non-summer season.

    (d)     Minimum: The minimum monthly rate charge shall be four dollars and fifty cents ($4.50) five dollars ($5.00).

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Sec. 27-114. Same--Small general service rate.

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    (c)     Monthly rate charge: The monthly rate per kilowatt hour shall be as follows, subject to fuel adjustments as provided in section 27-118:

     (1)    Customer charge--
    Single-phase service    $ 4.50 5.00 per month

        Customer charge--
    Three-phase service     6.34 7.00 per month

     (2)     All kwh Energy Charge    6.19 cents per kwh

             Summer:
     First 1,500 kwh    6.74 cents per kwh
     All remaining kwh    7.414 cents per kwh

             Non-Summer:
     All kwh    6.74 cents per kwh


    (d)     Space heating: For customers using electric heating as the sole means of comfort heating who were taking service prior to the first day of the preceding June and who did not add any new electric facilities during the interim period, the monthly rate per kilowatt hour billed during the non-summer season for energy in excess of seventy-five (75) per cent of the maximum monthly kwh use in any month of the previous summer (July through September) shall be as follows:

     Per kilowatt hour    5.64 cents

     First 1,500 kwh    6.74 cents per kwh

     All remaining kwh    6.403 cents per kwh

    (e)     High efficiency heat pumps: For customers having a permanently installed heat pump which is the primary source of comfort heating and which conforms to the special rules and regulations outlined in department rules entitled "Heat Pump Rules and Regulations," the monthly rate per kilowatt hour billed during the non-summer season for energy in excess of fifty (50) per cent of the maximum monthly kwh use in any month of the previous summer (July through September) shall be as follows:

     Per kilowatt hour    4.5 cents

     First 1,500 kwh    6.74 cents per kwh

     All remaining kwh    5.729 cents per kwh

    (f)     Minimum bill: The minimum bill for single-phase service, shall be four dollars and fifty cents ($4.50) five dollars ($5.00) per month; for three-phase service, six dollars and thirty-four cents ($6.34) per month seven dollars ($7.00).

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     (l)    Optional rate schedule: Customers in this rate class may voluntarily be placed on a demand billing rate as follows:

         (1)    Demand Charge:

     Summer    All kw at $10.80 per kw
     Non-Summer    All kw at $8.64 per kw

         (2)    Energy Charge:    All kwh at 3.6 cents per kw

         (3)    Minimum demand: The maximum thirty (30) minute kw demand measured during the billing month but not less than seventy-five percent (75%) of the maximum demand during the billing months of June, July, August and September of the preceding eleven (11) month billing period.

Sec. 27-116. Same--Large general service.

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    (c)     Monthly rate charge: The monthly rate per kilowatt hour shall be as follows, subject to fuel adjustments as provided in section 27-118:


(1)
Demand charge:
Summer
Non-summer
Minimum demand charge--25 kw or less....
$ 175.00 270.00
$ 140.00 216.00
All additional kw (per kw)....
7.00 10.80
5.60 8.64
(2)
Energy charge:
First 360 kwh per kw of billing demand (cents/kwh)....
4.00
4.00
All additional kwh (cents/ per  kwh)....
3.20 0.036
3.20 0.036

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    (f)     Billing demand: The maximum thirty-minute kw demand measured during the billing month but not less than sixty (60) per cent seventy-five percent (75%) of the maximum billing demand during the billing months of June, July, August and September of the preceding eleven-month billing period.

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Sec. 27-117. Same--Industrial service rate.

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    (c)     Monthly rate charge: The monthly rate per kilowatt hour shall be as follows, subject to fuel adjustments as provided in section 27-118:


(1)
Demand charge:
Summer
Non-summer
a.
First 750 kw or less billing demand....
$10,500.00
$8,400.00
b.
All additional kw (per kw)....
14.00
11.20
(2)
Energy charge:
a.
All kwh (cents/kwh)....
2.66 2.73
2.66 2.73

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    (f)     Billing demand: The maximum thirty-minute kw demand measured during the billing month, but not less than sixty (60) per cent seventy-five percent (75%) of the maximum billing demand during the billing months of June, July, August and September of the preceding eleven-month billing period.

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Sec. 27-121.1. Special outdoor lighting.

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    (c)     Monthly rate charge. The monthly rate per kilowatt hour shall be as follows, subject to fuel adjustment as provided in section 27-118:


Customer charge....
$ 29.53 40.00
Cost per Kwh....
8.95 cents per Kwh

    (d)     Minimum monthly bill. The minimum bill for single- or three-phase service shall be twenty-nine dollars and fifty-three cents ($29.53) forty dollars ($40.00) per month.

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    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.