Section 106-542; Ord. 18690; Amending Chapter 27 of the City Code as it relates to water rates


Ordinance No.           18690                       Council Bill No. B 330-05           


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)    $ 1.533 1.628

        Summer water usage as defined
            by subsection (b)     2.146 2.279

    (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    $ 5.00 5.40

        1-inch     5.40 5.80

        1 1/2-inch     7.75 8.35

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Sec. 27-122.1. Same--Commercial.

    (a)     The rates to be charged for water furnished 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)    $ 1.41 1.487

        Summer water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.146 2.279

    (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    $ 5.00 5.40

        1-inch     5.40 5.80

        1 1/2-inch     7.75 8.35

    (b)      Summer water usage. All water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceeds one hundred twenty (120 100) 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).

Sec. 27-122.2 Same--Large commercial.

    (a)     The rates to be charged for water furnished 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)    $ 1.295 1.368

        Summer water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.146 2.279

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

        1-inch     5.40 5.80

        1 1/2-inch     7.75 8.35

    (b)      Summer water usage. All water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceeds one hundred twenty ten (120 110) 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).

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)    $ 2.04 2.165

        Summer water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.854 3.031

    (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    $ 6.65 7.18

        1-inch     7.20 7.71

        1 1/2-inch     10.30 11.11

. . .


Sec. 27-123.1. Same--Commercial.

    (a)     The rates to be charged for water furnished 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)    $ 1.88 1.978

        Summer water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.854 3.031

    (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    $ 6.65 7.18

        1-inch     7.20 7.71

        1 1/2-inch     10.30 11.11

     (b)     Summer water usage. All water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceeds one hundred twenty (120 100) 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).

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

    (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)    $ 1.72 1.819


Summer water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.854 3.031

    (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    $ 6.65 7.18

        1-inch     7.20 7.71

        1 1/2-inch     10.30 11.11

    (b)      Summer water usage. All water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceeds one hundred twenty ten (120 110) 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).

. . .

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)    $ 1.77 1.884

        Summer water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.483 2.637

    (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    $ 5.79 6.25

        1-inch     6.25 6.71

        1 1/2-inch     8.95 9.66

. . .

Sec. 27-124.1. Same--Commercial.

    (a)     The rates to be charged for water furnished 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)    $ 1.631 1.720

        Summer water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.483 2.637

    (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    $ 5.79 6.25

        1-inch     6.25 6.71

        1 1/2-inch     8.95 9.66

    (b)     Summer water usage. All water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceeds one hundred twenty (120 100) 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).

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

    (a)     The rates to be charged for water furnished 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)    $ 1.498 1.583

        Summer water usage as defined
    by subsection (b)     2.483 2.637

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

        1-inch    $ 6.25 6.71

        1 1/2-inch     8.95 9.66

    (b)     Summer water usage. All water consumption occurring during summer as defined in section 27-16 which exceeds one hundred twenty ten (120 110) 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).

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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, 2005.
    SECTION 3.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 19th day of September, 2005.