ORDINANCE NUMBER 2023 – 15
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 925.01(b) TO ESTABLISH WATER RATES EFFECTIVE AT THE EARLIEST DATE DETERMINED BY LAW
WHEREAS, the City of St. Clairsville operates a municipal water system with the responsibility to provide clean potable water to all of its customers; and,
WHEREAS, the cost of production of said potable water is escalating; and,
WHEREAS, it is necessary to have income to meet expenses, plus generate funds for system operation, maintenance, and repair.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ST. CLAIRSVILLE, OHIO:
SECTION 1: That Codified Ordinance Section 925.01(b) is hereby amended to read as follows:
925.01(b) WATER RATES; BILLING
(b) User Charges. Effective with the earliest date determined by law, the following water rates are hereby approved and established.
RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL WATER RATES WITHIN CITY LIMITS
|Rates Effective||Block||Block Limits Per Month||Cost Per 1000 Gallons|
|0-2000||1||First 2,000 Gallons||$14.84|
|2001-4000||2||Next 2,000 Gallons||$15.94|
|4001-7000||3||Next 3,000 Gallons||$17.04|
|7001-10000||4||Next 3,000 Gallons||$18.14|
|10001+||5||Over 10,000 Gallons||$19.24|
|Minimum||Minimum||Charge per Month||$29.68|
COMMERCIAL COMPOUND WATER RATES HIGH SIDE WITHIN CITY LIMITS
|Block||Block limits Per Month||Cost Per 1000 Gallons|
|1||Per 1,000 Gallons||$19.24|
|Minimum||Charge per Month||$0|
RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL WATER RATES NOT WITHIN CITY LIMITS
|Block||Block Limits Per Month||Cost Per 1000 Gallons|
|1||First 2,000 Gallons||$22.96|
|2||Next 2,000 Gallons||$23.91|
|3||Next 3,000 Gallons||$25.56|
|4||Next 3,000 Gallons||$27.21|
|5||Over 10,000 Gallons||$28.86|
|Minimum||Charge per Month||$44.52|
GOVERNMENT WATER RATES
|Block||Block Limits Per Month||Cost per 1000 Gallons|
|1||Per 1,000 Gallons||$9.50|
BULK WATER RATE
|Block||Per 1,000 Gallons||Cost per 1000 Gallons|
|1||Per 1,000 Gallons||$12.00|
Accounts shall be payable at the Municipal Utility Office, or online, or drop box, on or before the twenty-third (23rd) day of the month in which the utility bill was mailed to the customer. If the account is not paid within the aforesaid time period, a late payment charge of ten percent (10%) shall be imposed.
SECTION 2: That this Ordinance shall take effect and be in full force from and after the earliest period allowed by the Charter of the City of St. Clairsville, Ohio.
PASSED at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of St. Clairsville on this 20th day of June, 2023, by the affirmative vote of 4 members of the Council.