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VILLAGE OF WAYNESFIELD, OHIO

ORDINANCE NO. 13-7-3

AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH NEW WATER RATES
FOR THE VILLAGE OF WAYNESFIELD

WHEREAS, the Village of Waynesfield Council has determined that new rates for the Village water system need to be established to keep up with the rising costs associated with the said system, and

THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Waynesfield, County of Auglaize, State of Ohio, that the new water rates for the Village of Waynesfield, are as follows:

a. Residential Rate within the corporation limits: Base Rate $25.00/month. First 2,000 gallons included in base rate. After first 2,000 gallons $1.50 per 1,000 gallons used.

b. Residential Rate outside of corporation limits: Base Rate $50.00/month. First 2,000 gallons included in base rate. After first 2,000 gallons $3.00 per 1,000 gallons used.

c. Commercial Rate within corporation limits: Base Rate $25.00/month. First 2,000 gallons included in base rate. After first 2,000 gallons $1.50 per 1,000 gallons used.

d. Commercial Rate outside corporation limits: Base Rate $50.00/month. First 2,000 gallons included in base rate. After first 2,000 gallons $3.00 per 1,000 gallons used.

e. Wayne Twp. Fire Dept. Rate: Base Rate $25.00/month. First 2,000 gallons included in base rate. After first 2,000 gallons $9.50 per 1,000 used

f. Institutional Rate: Base Rate $25.00/month per water meter. First 2,000 gallons included in base rate. After first 2,000 gallons $3.00 per 1,000 gallons used.

g. Industrial Rate within corporation limits: NO BASE RATE. $1.05 per 1,000 gallons used.

h. Industrial Rate outside corporation limits: NO BASE RATE. $2.10 per 1,000 gallons used.

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that these rates are to be effective October 1, 2013 and will appear on the November 2013 billing.

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, there is to be an automatic 3% annual increase on water usage rates across all rate schedules to adjust for increased operating expenses; to be effective January 1, of each year, beginning in 2015. There will be no annual increase on the base rate charge.

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that tis Ordinance shall rescind and supersede any and all previous water rate changes.

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that this Ordinance shall have 3 readings for passage unless the rules for 3 readings are suspended and this Ordinance is passed as an emergency.

1st Reading – 7-22-13;                     2nd Reading – 8-26-13;                     3rd Reading – 9-23-13

VOTE: Kaufman – yes             VOTE:     Kaufman – absent                         VOTE:        Kaufman – absent

Luma – yes                                                   Luma – yes                                                            Luma – absent

Knox – absent                                             Knox – yes                                                             Knox – yes

Libby – absent                                             Libby – abstain                                                   Libby – abstain

Motter – yes                                                  Motter – yes                                                         Motter – yes

Traucht – yes                                                 Traucht – yes                                                     Traucht – yes

 

Signed Mayor Michael Ridenour

Adopted: September 23, 2013

Attested by: Judith Quinlan