Series 106 2005 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 106-543; Ord. 18691; Amending Chapter 27 of the City Code as it relates to load management
Bill No. B 331-05
amending Chapter 27 of the City Code as it relates to load management; and fixing the
when this ordinance shall become effective.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
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. 27-129. Discount for direct load control--Residential service rate and small general
A three percent (3%) discount shall be offered on the customer
charge and usage, net of fuel
adjustment, and before taxes are applied on service used during summer as defined in section 27-16 for
electric service provided under the Residential Service Rate (section 27-112), and the
Small General Service Rate (section 27-114) when the customer receiving such service allows
the city to install and operate a radio-controlled switching device on the customer's air-conditioning
or heat pump equipment, subject to the following conditions:
The minimum discount shall be one dollar ($1.00) per month.
(2) Load control devices shall be installed only on central
air-conditioning and heat pump
32) The maximum size unit allowed will be five (5) tons.
43) The city will install and maintain the radio-control
54) A written authorization will be provided by the customer
(by the owner for rental
property) permitting the city to install, maintain, and operate the switch device.
65) The air-conditioner or heat pump is maintained by
the customer and in a manner such
that it operates at its highest efficiency.
76) The city shall have the authority to discontinue
the discount at any time that the customer
violates any provision of this section, and shall not restore the discount until the violation is
87) If the customer receiving load control service is
not satisfied with the service, the
customer may request that the city remove the load control switch at which time the discount
shall also be terminated.
98) The discount shall be applied for service rendered
to any premises after the written
authority is received and shall continue thereafter even though the premises are sold or the
occupant changes until such time as the current occupant or owner requests that the service be
109) If more than twenty-five (25) per cent of the air-conditioning
load is supplied by
equipment that does not allow the installation of a load control device, participation in this
program and amount of discount shall be determined by the director or the director's designee.
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in
full force and effect from and after October 1, 2005.
PASSED this 19th day of September, 2005.