Section 27-164 Energy efficiency reimbursement.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 017895 on 11/03/2003, Section 27-164 read as follows.
(a) The city manager is hereby authorized to appoint three (3) representatives
of the water and
light, and finance departments to administer the program. All loans shall be made based upon the
(1) The program shall be conducted at all times based
upon sound business principles and
shall in no wise be deemed a welfare or social service program of the city. No loan shall be made
without having first ascertained the credit worthiness of the loan applicant and without having
obtained adequate security for such loan.
(2) After having established the credit worthiness of
the applicant(s), the committee shall
make its loans in such a manner to reduce, by the greatest amount possible, the consumption of
electric energy within the city. This goal shall be attained by consideration of:
a. The total energy consumption
of the applicant; and
b. The results of an energy audit
made to determine the potential impact of a loan under
the program, along with the ability of that loan to reduce the electric consumption of the
(b) No applicant shall be refused a loan because of sex, race, religion, place
of national origin
or marital status.
(c) The director of
finance water and light is hereby
authorized to develop an application form
for use in the program.
(Code 1964, § 15.930; Ord. No. 13794, § 1, 9-7-93)