Section 110-489; Ord. 20414; Amending Chapter 22 of the City Code to increase commercial service solid waste utility rates


Ordinance No. 20414                            Council Bill No. B 263-09

     AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 22 of the City Code to increase commercial service solid waste utility 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 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. 22-161. Commercial service.

    (a)      Customer responsibility. Commercial customers shall comply with the following requirements:

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    (b)      Commercial collection methods and rates. The following refuse collection methods and rates shall apply to commercial customers as approved by the director.

     (1)     Commercial hand pickup:

         a.    The service charge for hand pickup of businesses or commercial places, boarding and rooming houses, fraternities and sororities, shall be at the rate of one dollar and eighty-six cents ($1.86) two dollars and twenty-three cents ($2.23) per collection minute, or a minimum of eight dollars and eleven cents ($8.11) nine dollars and seventy-three cents ($9.73) per month. Such collection time shall be computed by the director from time to time and shall be based on the average collection time for such place of business. A notice from the director establishing the average collection time for hand pickup accounts shall be from time to time reestablished. Service to these accounts shall be rendered daily when and where needed, as determined by the director.

         b.    Commercial customers served by hand pickup service, shall conform to container capacity of twenty (20) to thirty-three (33) gallons and weighing, with contents when full, not over fifty (50) pounds, or the equivalent thereof.

     (2)     Bulk storage container collection. Rates per month for bulk storage containers shall be shown in the following table for container sizes indicated and number of collections per week:


Container Size

Number of Collections per Week
Extra Collections
Cubic Yards

1

2

3

4

5

6

Each
1

$ 56.84 58.40
$ 64.67
67.81
$ 72.51
77.21
$ 80.35
86.62
$ 88.19
96.02
$ 96.02
105.43
$ 35.46
42.55
2

62.67
65.81
78.35
84.62
94.02
103.43
109.70
122.24
125.37
141.05
141.05
159.86
35.46
42.55
3

68.51
73.21
92.02
101.43
115.54
129.64
139.05
157.86
162.56
186.07
186.07
214.29
35.46
42.55
4

73.35
79.62
104.70
117.24
136.05
154.86
167.40
192.48
198.75
230.10
230.10
267.71
35.46
42.55
6

87.02
96.43
134.05
152.86
181.07
209.29
228.10
265.71
275.12
322.14
322.14
378.57
35.46
42.55
8

99.70
112.24
162.40
187.48
225.10
262.71
287.79
337.95
350.49
413.19
413.19
488.43
35.46
42.55
 
Pickup shall be available once daily, except Sundays and legal holidays, and shall be made as determined necessary by the director. The director is authorized to order special collections or extra collections in the event containers are found to be overly filled prior to the regularly scheduled collection date and to direct that the customer be billed in accordance with the provisions of this article.

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    (d)      Front loading construction dumpsters. The city shall set a dumpster at a construction site upon payment of sixty-six dollars ($66.00) seventy-nine dollars and twenty cents ($79.20).  Collection service from the dumpster shall be made upon request at a rate of forty-two dollars and fifty-four cents ($42.54) fifty-one dollars and five cents ($51.05) per collection with a minimum monthly charge of forty-two dollars and fifty-four cents ($42.54) fifty-one dollars and five cents ($51.05). In the event service is not requested within each thirty (30) days following placement, the container may be removed and a new placement charge will be levied to set the container again.

    SECTION 2.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after October 1, 2009.  

    PASSED this 21st day of September, 2009