Section 107-576; Ord. 19207; Amending Chapter 22 of the City Code to increase solid waste utility rates

Ordinance No. 19207                            Council Bill No. B 361-06


amending Chapter 22 of the City Code to increase solid waste utility rates; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

SECTION 1.    Chapter 22 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. 22-159. Residential customers.

    (a)      Rates. Residential service shall consist of the removal of refuse, in bags provided by the city or approved by the director, or in centralized containers set for grouped residential units as approved by the director, once weekly. The fees for such service shall be as follows:

    Residences, per month, per residential unit (single-family, duplex, apartment up to four (4) units)    $ 11.17 12.92

Residences, per month, per residential unit when property is vacant and owner has requested discontinuance of a metered service    4.90

Grouped residential units having centralized collection containers instead of refuse bags, per unit, per month     10.42 12.17

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Sec. 22-160. Apartments in excess of four units per structure.

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    (c)      Collection methods and rates. The following collection methods and rates shall apply to apartment complexes with more than four (4) units per structure:

     (1)    The occupant, tenant or lessee of each apartment unit shall be charged ten twelve dollars and forty-two seventeen cents ($10.42 12.17) per month for pickup from bulk containers without bags furnished.

     (2)    The owner or manager of an apartment complex may make application to the director for billing of an entire apartment complex to a single customer. This service with pickup from a bulk storage container without refuse bags shall be ten eleven dollars and seventeen ninety-two cents ($10.17 11.92) per apartment unit per month, provided all apartment units in a complex are billed the same rate to a single customer.

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SECTION 2.    The new rates established in this ordinance shall be applied to utility bills beginning with the first cycle billed in October, 2006.

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

    PASSED this 18th day of September, 2006.