Section 110-493; Ord. 20418; Amending Chapter 27 of the City Code as it relates to water rates


Ordinance No. 20418                            Council Bill No. B 267-09

     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, commercial multiple family facilities customers, and multiple commercial facilities served with one meter, within the city limits 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)    $ 2.02 2.182

    Summer water usage as defined
        by subsection (b)     2.828 3.055

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

    ? and ¾-inch     5.86 6.33

    1-inch         6.15 6.64

    1½-inch      7.96 8.60

    2-inch         8.40 9.07

    3-inch         17.63 19.04

    4-inch         26.14 28.23

    6-inch         50.26 54.28

    (3)    Fire flow charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1) and the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), based on meter size for portion of system capacity necessary for providing public fire protection:

    ? and ¾-inch    $ 1.07 1.16

    1-inch     1.15 1.24

    1½-inch     1.65 1.78

    2-inch     1.78 1.92

    3-inch     4.35 4.70

    4-inch     6.72 7.26

    6-inch     13.45 14.53

     (4)    Backflow prevention charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1), the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), and the fire flow charge in subsection (a)(3), is charged when a customer is required to install a backflow prevention device as outlined in Sec. 27-57.  

     For each backflow device at a customer location    $ 0.77

. . .

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)     $ 1.867 2.02

    Summer water usage as defined
        by subsection (b)     2.2828 3.055

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

    ? and ¾-inch    $ 5.86 6.33

    1-inch         6.15 6.64

    1½-inch      7.96 8.60

    2-inch         8.40 9.07

    3-inch         17.63 19.04

    4-inch         26.14 28.23

    6-inch         50.26 54.28

    (3)    Fire flow charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1) and the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), based on meter size for portion of system capacity necessary for providing public fire protection:

    ? and ¾-inch    $ 1.07 1.16

    1-inch     1.15 1.24

    1½-inch     1.65 1.78

    2-inch     1.78 1.92

    3-inch     4.35 4.70

    4-inch     6.72 7.26

    6-inch     13.45 14.53

     (4)    Backflow prevention charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1), the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), and the fire flow charge in subsection (a)(3), is charged when a customer is required to install a backflow prevention device as outlined in Sec. 27-57.  

         For each backflow device at a customer location    $ 0.77

. . .

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)     $ 1.754 1.894

        Summer water usage as defined
            by subsection (b)     2.828 3.055

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

    1-inch         6.15 6.64

    1½-inch      7.96 8.60

    2-inch         8.40 9.07

    3-inch         17.63 19.04

    4-inch         26.14 28.23

    6-inch         50.26 54.28

    (3)    Fire flow charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1) and the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), based on meter size for portion of system capacity necessary for providing public fire protection:

    1-inch    $ 1.15 1.24

    1½-inch     1.65 1.78

    2-inch     1.78 1.92

    3-inch     4.35 4.70

    4-inch     6.72 7.26

    6-inch     13.45 14.53

     (4)    Backflow prevention charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1), the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), and the fire flow charge in subsection (a)(3), is charged when a customer is required to install a backflow prevention device as outlined in Sec. 27-57.  

         For each backflow device at a customer location    $ 0.77

. . .

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, commercial multiple family facilities customers, and multiple commercial facilities served with one meter, 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)     $ 2.687 2.902

        Summer water usage as defined
            by subsection (b)     3.761 4.063

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

    ? and ¾-inch    $ 7.79 8.42

    1-inch         8.18 8.83

    1½-inch      10.59 11.44

    2-inch         11.17 12.06

    3-inch         23.45 25.32

    4-inch         34.77 37.55

    6-inch         66.85 72.19

    (3)    Fire flow charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1) and the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), based on meter size for portion of system capacity necessary for providing public fire protection:

    ? and ¾-inch    $ 1.42 1.54

    1-inch     1.53 1.65

    1½-inch     2.20 2.37

    2-inch     2.37 2.55

    3-inch     5.79 6.25

    4-inch     8.94 9.66

    6-inch     17.89 19.32

     (4)    Backflow prevention charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1), the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), and the fire flow charge in subsection (a)(3), is charged when a customer is required to install a backflow prevention device as outlined in Sec. 27-57.  

         For each backflow device at a customer location    $ 1.02

. . .

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)     $ 2.483 2.687
    
        Summer water usage as defined
            by subsection (b)     3.761 4.063

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


    ? and ¾-inch    $ 7.79 8.42

    1-inch         8.18 8.83

    1½-inch      10.59 11.44

    2-inch         11.17 12.06

    3-inch         23.45 25.32

    4-inch         34.77 37.55

    6-inch         66.85 72.19

    (3)    Fire flow charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1) and the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), based on meter size for portion of system capacity necessary for providing public fire protection:

    ? and ¾-inch    $ 1.42 1.54

    1-inch     1.53 1.65

    1½-inch     2.20 2.37

    2-inch     2.37 2.55

    3-inch     5.79 6.25

    4-inch     8.94 9.66

    6-inch     17.89 19.32

     (4)    Backflow prevention charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1), the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), and the fire flow charge in subsection (a)(3), is charged when a customer is required to install a backflow prevention device as outlined in Sec. 27-57.  

         For each backflow device at a customer location    $ 1.02

. . .

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)    $ 2.333 2.519

        Summer water usage as defined
            by subsection (b)     3.761 4.063

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

    ? and ¾-inch    $ 7.79 8.42

        1-inch     8.18 8.83

    1½-inch      10.59 11.44

    2-inch         11.17 12.06

    3-inch         23.45 25.32

    4-inch         34.77 37.55

    6-inch         66.85 72.19

    (3)    Fire flow charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1) and the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), based on meter size for portion of system capacity necessary for providing public fire protection:

    ? and ¾-inch    $ 1.42 1.54

    1-inch     1.53 1.65

    1½-inch     2.20 2.37

    2-inch     2.37 2.55

    3-inch     5.79 6.25

    4-inch     8.94 9.66

    6-inch     17.89 19.32

     (4)    Backflow prevention charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1), the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), and the fire flow charge in subsection (a)(3), is charged when a customer is required to install a backflow prevention device as outlined in Sec. 27-57.  

         For each backflow device at a customer location    $ 1.02

. . .

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, commercial multiple family facilities customers, and multiple commercial facilities served with one meter, 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)    $ 2.337 2.525

        Summer water usage as defined
            by subsection (b)     3.272 3.534

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

    ? and ¾-inch    $ 6.78 7.32

    1-inch         7.12 7.68

    1½-inch      9.21 9.95

    2-inch         9.72 10.49

    3-inch         20.40 22.03

    4-inch         30.24 32.66

    6-inch         58.15 62.80

    (3)    Fire flow charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1) and the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), based on meter size for portion of system capacity necessary for providing public fire protection:

    ? and ¾-inch    $ 1.24 1.34

    1-inch     1.33 1.43

    1½-inch     1.91 2.06

    2-inch     2.06 2.22

    3-inch     5.03 5.44

    4-inch     7.78 8.40

    6-inch     15.56 16.81

     (4)    Backflow prevention charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1), the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), and the fire flow charge in subsection (a)(3), is charged when a customer is required to install a backflow prevention device as outlined in Sec. 27-57.  

     For each backflow device at a customer location    $ 0.89

. . .

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)     $ 2.16 2.337

        Summer water usage as defined
            by subsection (b)     3.272 3.534

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

    ? and ¾-inch    $ 6.78 7.32

    1-inch         7.12 7.68

    1½-inch      9.21 9.95

    2-inch         9.72 10.49

    3-inch         20.40 22.03

    4-inch         30.24 32.66

    6-inch         58.15 62.80

    (3)    Fire flow charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1) and the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), based on meter size for portion of system capacity necessary for providing public fire protection:

    ? and ¾-inch    $ 1.24 1.34

    1-inch     1.33 1.43

    1½-inch     1.91 2.06

    2-inch     2.06 2.22

    3-inch     5.03 5.44

    4-inch     7.78 8.40

    6-inch     15.56 16.81

     (4)    Backflow prevention charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1), the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), and the fire flow charge in subsection (a)(3), is charged when a customer is required to install a backflow prevention device as outlined in Sec. 27-57.  

         For each backflow device at a customer location    $ 0.89

. . .

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)     $ 2.029 2.191

        Summer water usage as defined
            by subsection (b)     3.272 3.534

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

    1-inch         7.12 7.68

    1½-inch      9.21 9.95

    2-inch         9.72 10.49

    3-inch         20.40 22.03

    4-inch         30.24 32.66

    6-inch         58.15 62.80

    (3)    Fire flow charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1) and the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), based on meter size for portion of system capacity necessary for providing public fire protection:

    1-inch     1.33 1.43

    1½-inch     1.91 2.06

    2-inch     2.06 2.22

    3-inch    5 .03 5.44

    4-inch     7.78 8.40

    6-inch     15.56 16.81

     (4)    Backflow prevention charge per month, charged in addition to the volume charge in subsection (a)(1), the minimum charge in subsection (a)(2), and the fire flow charge in subsection (a)(3), is charged when a customer is required to install a backflow prevention device as outlined in Sec. 27-57.  

         For each backflow device at a customer location    $ 0.89

. . .

    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, 2009.

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

    PASSED this 21st day of September, 2009