City of Rushville Ordinance 14-770

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RUSHVILLE, SHERIDAN COUNTY, NEBRASKA, ESTABLISHING WATER AND SEWER RATES FOR THE MUNICIPALITY; TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE FOR IMPOSITION OF THE RATES; AND TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ORDINANCE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RUSHVILLE, SHERIDAN COUNTY, NEBRASKA:

Section 1. The following sewer and water fees are hereby adopted:

SEWER UTILITY RATES

Single residence rate, within City,

Each mobile home or trailer, and each apartment unit

in multiple apartment houses considered as a 

separate unit. $31.00

Commercial rate, within City,

Hotels, motels, bars, lounges, cafes, restaurants, 100% of water

and car washes are designated as commercial; all billed with a 

others charged at residential rate. $30.00 

minimum

Commercial rate outside City limits 100% of water

Billed with a

$40.00 

minimum

Commercial trailer courts and multiple unit dwellings,

(2 or more units) (Occupied or not), within city,

per unit per month. $30.00

The owner of the Trailer Court or apartment shall

be liable for the monthly charge.

Single residence rate, outside City $30.00

Taps to sewer, within City $150.00

Taps to sewer, outside City $300.00

WATER UTILITY RATES

Within City, per month $20.00

Each 1000 gallons per month $ 1.90

Outside City, per month $18.00

Each 1000 gallons per month $1.60

PROVIDED: the following minimums shall apply:

Within City, regardless of consumption $20.00

Outside City, regardless of consumption $18.00

Taps to water, within city, single residence or business $300.00

Taps to water, outside city, single residence or business $600.00

All trailer or mobile home units connecting to new water

outlet shall pay an initial connection fee of $300.00

per unit site.

Reconnect fee for users disconnected because of nonpayment

of their bill $25.00

SEWER AND WATER DELINQUENT FEES

1. A $10.00 per meter fee shall be added to all delinquent notices which will be sent 22 days after the original billing.

2. Disconnect will take place 7 days after the disconnect notice is sent.

3. A $25.00 reconnect fee shall be charged for users disconnected because of nonpayment of their bill.

4. Partial payments may be accepted prior to the disconnect notice at the discretion of the Municipal Clerk. However, no partial payments will be accepted on a disconnect notice.

Section 2. That the above water and sewer fees shall be effective December 1, 2014.

Section 3. That any other Ordinance or section passed and approved prior to the passage, approval, and publication or posting of this Ordinance and in conflict with its provisions is hereby repealed.

Section 4. This Ordinance shall take effect and be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval, and publication or posting, as required by law.

Passed and approved this 27th day of October, 2014.

CITY OF RUSHVILLE, NEBRASKA

Chris Heiser

Mayor

ATTEST: Connie Roffers

City Clerk

Published: November 5, 2014