CHAPTER XV. UTILITIESCHAPTER XV. UTILITIES\ARTICLE 7. WATER SERVICE CHARGES

The following minimum service charges shall be made for water service furnished by the City of Oakley, Kansas:

(a)   The minimum charge per meter for those service connections within the city limits of the City of Oakley will be $15.80 per month.

(b)   The minimum charge per meter for those connections outside of the city limits of the City of Oakley will be $18.40 per month.

(c)   A Water Meter Replacement Fee shall be applied each month for each meter.  The amount of this fee shall depend on the size of the customer’s meter.  This fee shall be as follows:

       ¾” meter-      $.60 per month

       1” meter-       $.95 per month

       1½” meter-    $2.60 per month

       2” meter-       $11.60 per month

       3” meter-       $14.00 per month

       4” meter-       $23.30 per month

       6” meter-       $66.65 per month

(Ord. 1003; Code 1974, Chapter 13.28; Ord. 1069; Code 2014)

The following charges shall be made for water service sold and furnished by the City of Oakley, Kansas:

(a)   RESIDENTIAL USE WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS:

(1)   First five thousand (5,000) gallons per month is included in the minimum charge.

(2)   Next thirty thousand (30,000) gallons per month, a charge of $1.39 per 1,000 gallons.

(3)   For all over 35,000 per gallons per month, a charge of $2.08 per 1,000 gallons.

(b)   COMMERCIAL AND BUSINESS USE WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS:

(1)   First five thousand (5,000) gallons per month is included in the minimum charge.

(2)   Next two hundred forty-five thousand (245,000) gallons per month, a charge of $1.39 per 1,000 gallons.

(3)   Next two hundred fifty thousand (250,000) gallons per month, a charge of $2.08 per 1,000 gallons.

(4)   Next two hundred fifty thousand (250,000) gallons per month, a charge of $3.47 per 1,000 gallons.

(5)   For all over 750,000 gallons per month, a charge of $4.16 per 1,000 gallons.

(c)   PUBLIC RECREATIONAL USE WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS:

(1)   First five thousand (5,000) gallons per month is included in the minimum charge.

(2)   Next two hundred forty-five thousand (245,000) gallons per month, a charge of $1.39 per 1,000 gallons.

(3)   For all over two hundred fifty thousand (250,000) gallons per month, a charge of $2.77 per 1,000 gallons.

(d)   RESIDENTIAL USE OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMITS:

(1)   First five thousand (5,000) gallons per month is included in the minimum charge.

(2)   Next thirty thousand (30,000) gallons per month, a charge of $2.08 per 1,000 gallons.

(3)   For all over 35,000 gallons per month, a charge of $2.50 per 1,000 gallons.

(e)   COMMERCIAL AND BUSINESS USE OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMITS:

(1)   First five thousand (5,000) gallons per month is included in the minimum charge.

(2)   Next two hundred forty-five thousand (245,000) gallons per month, a charge of $2.08 per 1,000 gallons.

(3)   Next two hundred fifty thousand (250,000) gallons per month, a charge of $2.57 per 1,000 gallons.

(4)   Next two hundred fifty thousand (250,000) gallons per month, a charge of $4.16 per 1,000 gallons.

(5)   For all over 750,000 gallons per month, a charge of $5.55 per 1,000 gallons.

(Ord. 1003; Code 1974, Chapter 13.28; Ord. 1069; Code 2014)

Purchasers of water in bulk at the water dock located at the city power plant will be sold at such rates as the city council may from time to time determine.

(Ord. 1003; Code 1974, Chapter 13.28; Ord. 1069; Code 2014)

The foregoing charges shall be payable upon bills rendered each month by the city clerk in accordance with the rules and regulations therefore as provided by ordinance.

(Ord. 1003; Code 1974, Chapter 13.28; Ord. 1069; Code 2014)

The city reserves the right to discontinue water services for nonpayment of charges therefore when due or for the violation of the regulations pertaining to the furnishing of water to users.

(Ord. 1003; Code 1974, Chapter 13.28; Ord. 1069; Code 2014)