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Oswego, Kansas 67356

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ORD. NO. 1421 Sewer Rate

ORDINANCE NO. 1421 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF OSWEGO, KANSAS, 2013, AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. 1336, RELATING TO MAINTENANCE, MANAGEMENT, CONDUCT AND CONTROL OF THE SEWER UTILITY OF SAID CITY OF OSWEGO BY AMENDING SECTION 15-334 OF SAID CODE RELATING TO THE RATES CHARGED CONSUMERS IN SAID CITY.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OFOSWEGO,KANSAS:

 

Section 1. Section 15-334 of the Code of the City of Oswego, Kansas is hereby amended to read as follows:

            (a) The following classes of users and charges to those users are hereby established:

Class I. Residential Users - Inside City Limits Single Family Contributors

(1)  For duplexes and single family residences sharing the same water meter, there shall be established a separate rate of $20.11 per month per household unit.

(2) For multi-family units, (apartments, mobile home parks, senior citizen housing, etc.) the total amount of water used each month will be broken down into an amount equal to the city’s average residential water usage (5,000 gallons) to determine the number of equivalent household units, which will be charged at $20.11 per month for each equivalent household unit.

Class III. Residential Users - Outside City Limits Single Family Contributors

(1) 1,000 gallons or less of water usage per month - $30.16

(2) Usage for over 1,000 gallons of water per month will be $2.37 per 1,000 gallons of water used. Usage shall be determined by the average water usage for the preceding months of January, February and March. If the user has not established an average water usage in the preceding months of January, February and March, they shall be charged based on 1,000 gallons usage for the first three months of their account activity. Their sewer charge will then be based upon their first three months of water usage until the next averaging time frame begins.

Class IV. Commercial / Industrial Users.

(1) 1,000 gallons or less of water usage per month - $20.11

(2) Usage for over 1,000 gallons of water per month will be $2.48 per 1,000 gallons up to and including 11,000; and then $3.29 per thousand gallons for each 1,000 gallons thereafter.

Class V. Commercial Multiple User Contributors.

(1) For multiple user contributors, (inmate facilities, hospitals, nursing homes, etc.) the total amount of water used each month will be broken down into an amount equal to the city’s average residential water usage (5,000 gallons) to determine the number of equivalent household units, which will be charged at $20.11 per month for each equivalent household unit.

Class VI. Schools.

(1) 1,000 gallons or less of water usage per month - $20.11

(2) Usage for over 1,000 gallons of water per month will be $2.48 per 1,000 gallons up to and including 11,000; and then $3.29 per thousand gallons for each 1,000 gallons thereafter.

(b) If a non-residential contributor uses water in a manner in which it is not returned to the wastewater collection and treatment system, the monthly sewer user charge for that contributor may be based on a wastewater meter or separate water meter. The meter must be installed and maintained at the owner’s expense, in a manner acceptable to the city. The meter shall be open and available for inspection and reading by an authorized city representative.

(c) Service connection fees; city. A service fee of $50 shall be charged to all persons, firms or corporations who are located within the city limits and  are applying for a new sewer service connection under this ordinance.

(d) Service connection fees; rural. A service fee of $350 shall be charged to all persons, firms or corporations who are located outside of the city limits  and are applying for a new sewer service connection under this ordinance.

 

Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, approval and publication in theLabette Avenue. 

Adopted by the Governing Body and approved by the Mayor of the City of Oswego, Kansas, this 8th day of July, 2019.

                                                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                                                           F.W. Cunningham, Jr., Mayor

 

Attest:

Carol J. Eddington, City Clerk

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