ORDINANCE NUMBER 2023-28
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2023-15 IN ORDER TO CORRECT A
TYPOGRAPHICAL ERROR TO THE RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL WATER
RATES NOT WITHIN CITY LIMITS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
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 Ordinance Number 2023-15 is hereby amended in order to correct a typographical error in the section entitled “Residential And Commercial Water Rates Not Within City Limits” in order to change the cost per 1,000 gallons listed in Block 1, First 2,000 Gallons from $22.96 per 1,000 Gallons to the correct rate of $22.26 per 1,000 Gallons.
SECTION 2: That the effective date of this Ordinance is July 20, 2023.
SECTION 3: That this Ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety, and welfare of the residents of the City of St. Clairsville, in order that the proposed amendment can be immediately implemented.
SECTION 4: 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 21st day of August, 2023 by the affirmative vote of 5 members of the council.