Details for City of Owatonna Ordinance 1573

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NNESOTA, DO ORDAIN:

ORDINANCE NO. 1573
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 35 OF THE 2015 ORDINANCE CODE

ction 1. Chapter
35 ofOF
the
2015 Ordinance
Code
of the
City CHARGES
of Owatonna
entitled “Sewer
OF THE CITY
OWATONNA,
ENTITLED
“SEWER,
RATES,
AND FEES”
BYCharges
AMENDING
35, APPENDIX
A FEE SCHEDULE
SEWER RATES
CHARGES
ANDCharges
FEES
tes,
andCHAPTER
Fees”, Chapter
35, Appendix
A Fee(C)
Schedule,
(C) Sewer
Rates
(3)Sewer
DOMESTIC
SEWER
ANDEstablished:
CHARGES ESTABLISHED”
d Fees (3) Domestic
Rates
andRATES
Charges
NOW THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OWATONNA, MINNESOTA, DO ORDAIN:

Domestic sewer rates and charges established.

Section 1. Chapter 35 of the 2015 Ordinance Code of the City of Owatonna entitled “Sewer, Rates, Charges and
Fees”,
Appendix
A Feefor
Schedule,
(C) Sewer
Rates
Charges
and Fees service
(3) Domestic
Sewer
andper
(a) Chapter
Rates35,and
charges
domestic
waste
water
disposal
shall
be Rates
$1.93
Established:
0 Charges
cubic feet
of the average amount of water used in the months of November, December
(3). Domestic Sewer Rates and Charges Established.
d January
and billed starting in February and each subsequent month of the year at that
(a) Rates and charges for domestic waste water disposal service shall be $1.93 per 100 cubic feet of
culated
amount.
Towater
each
such
each month
shall
added
service
charge
the average
amount of
used
in thestatement,
months of November,
December
andbe
January
andabilled
starting
in
February
andmeter
each subsequent
thethe
yearfollowing
at that calculated
To each
such statement, each month
sed
on the
size as month
shownof in
tableamount.
(effective
1-01-2018).
shall be added a service charge based on the meter size as shown in the following table (effective 1-01-2018).

Meter

Monthly

5/8 in.

$12.95

3/4 in.

$15.10

1 in.

$21.54

1-1/2 in.

$31.21

2 in.

$54.74

3 in.

$129.84

4 in.

$164.95

6 in.

$246.89

1. Vacant
rental
unitswith
with individual
meters
shall be
charged
only the monthly
service
charge
1. Vacant
rental
units
individual
meters
shall
be charged
only the
monthly
1-1-2016).
service(effective
charge
(effective
1-1-2016).
2. Single-family residential units that are not being serviced by the city water system shall be

charged $13.50 per month, plus service charge for five-eighths inch meter (effective 1-1-2016).
2. Single-family
residential units that are not being serviced by the city water system
3. A charge of eleven dollars and fifty-eight cents ($11.58) per month shall be made to new
shall be
charged
per month,
plus service
charge
fordate
five-eighths
customers
and$13.50
to new residential
construction
commencing
on the
of installationinch
of themeter
water1-1-2016).
meter and continuing until an average can be struck, from use in November, December
(effective
and January in addition to the service charge based on the meter size. Customers moving within

the city will
chargeddollars
at the rate
established
at their
previous
residence
until
an average
3. A charge
of be
eleven
and
fifty-eight
cents
($11.58)
per
month
shallcanbebemade
struck from use in November, December and January for the new residence (effective 1-01-2018).
to new4.customers
and
to
new
residential
construction
commencing
on
the
date
of
Bills are due and payable twenty-one (21) days after the billing date on the statement and
if not

paid at that time, a late payment charge consisting of 5% of the first $100 and 2% of the amount
above $100 will be added (effective 1-01-2018).
(b) Such charges and rates are to be made a lien against each lot, parcel of land, unit or premises
which may have a connection directly or indirectly into the municipal sewer system and, if unpaid,
may be certified for collection as a special assessment against the said lot, parcel of land, unit or
premises.
(c) Any property owner who fails to comply with § 50.21(A) of this code of ordinances within
the designated time frame indicated in the city’s prohibited discharges, storm water drainage policy
shall be charged a sewer service surcharge of $100 per month (effective 4-4-2000).

Section 2. Effective date. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and
publication. Passed and adopted this 19th day of December, 2017, with the following vote: Aye 6; No 0; Absent
1. Approved and signed this 19th day of December, 2017.

ATTEST: /s/ Kris M. Busse, City Administrator/City Clerk

/s/ Thomas A. Kuntz, Mayor
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