AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 10, CHAPTER 10.08, SECTION 10.08.03, SUBPARAGRAPH B OF THE ELKINS MUNICIPAL CODE, EFFECTIVELY RAISING THERA TES TO BE CHARGED FOR SEWER CONNECTION FEES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
WHEREAS, a review of the costs associated with use of City employees, City equipment and overall requirements of the City in regard to a new sewer connection has been made by the Elkins Water and Sewer Committee.
WHEREAS, the Committee believes, based on this review and study, that the total cost to the City exceeds the current sewer tap fee and therefore recommends increasing this fee to $700.00 per new connection.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS, That:
SECTION I: Effective with the passage of this Ordinance subsection B of Section I0.08.03 Sewer Rates, of Chapter 10.08 ofTitle 10 ofthe Elkins Municipal Code shall read as follows: B. Tapping Fee. There shall be a tapping fee in the amount equal to the actual cost to the city or Seven Hundred Dollars ($700.00), whichever is greater, for every sewer customer who connects with the system.
SECTION 2: That in all other respects Section I 0.08.03 is ratified and confirmed.
PASSED THIS 7th day of January, 2009.
- Ordinance 12-03-2009A (168 Downloads)