RESOLUTION NO. 2016-29

 

A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING WATER AND SEWER RATES

 

           WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 2015-17 adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Town of Keenesburg on September 21, 2015 the Town established water and sewer rates and related fees; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees has reviewed a water and sewer rate study that was completed in April, 2015 and has concluded that rate increases as set forth herein are necessary to finance needed infrastructure maintenance and improvements.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE TOWN OF KEENESBURG, COLORADO:

 

            Section 1. The following water and sewer rates are hereby established, effective with the billings for the period beginning July 1, 2016:

 

            A.        Water Tap

 

                       1.         Water Tap Fee, single-family:           ¾” tap                         $ 8,000

                                                                                                1” tap                         $12,000

                                                                                            1½” tap                         $26,000

                                                                                                2” tap                         $37,000

 

2.  Water Tap Fee, multi-family: The water tap fee for multi-family units shall be 60% of the fee for a single-family water tap for each unit. An irrigation tap shall also be required if more than 6,500 square feet of irrigated landscaping. The size of irrigation tap shall be determined by the Town Engineer.

     B.     Sewer Tap

 

1.  Sewer Tap Fee, single-family:       ¾” tap                        $ 6,500

                                                                                    1” tap                         $ 9,000

                                                                                 1½” tap                         $14,000

                                                                                    2” tap                         $20,000

 

2.  Sewer Tap Fee, multi-family: The sewer tap fee for multi-family units shall be equivalent to the single-family sewer tap fee rate set forth above for each unit.

 

 C.     Residential Water Rates

 

            Water Monthly User Fee (all tap sizes):

              0 to 6,000 gallons                   $31.49 minimum charge

              6,001 to 10,000 gallons          $2.62 additional per thousand gallons

             10,001 to 20,000 gallons        $3.78 additional per thousand gallons

             20,001 to 40,000 gallons        $4.66 additional per thousand gallons

             40,001 to 60,000 gallons        $5.83 additional per thousand gallons

             60,001 gallons or more          $6.99 additional per thousand gallons

         

           

   D.        Bulk Water Rates

     1.  $10.00 per 1000 gallons

   E.      Sewer Usage Rates

   1.  In Town Use:

Monthly sewer charges will be calculated each year, to become effective July 1, based on average monthly water consumption for each user during the previous three month period of December, January and February.

 

Base Fee                                                                                      $26.83

Per thousand gallons of water consumption                                $3.35

 

2.  Outside Town Use Sewer Rates are doubled

   F.      Miscellaneous Fees

 

            1.         Disconnection, owner requested                                           $30.00

                        (Non-emergency)

            2.         Disconnection, delinquency                                                   $40.00

 

            3.         Connection or reconnection, owner requested                      $30.00

                        (Non-emergency)

 

            4.         Reconnection, delinquency                                                    $40.00

 

            5.         Dishonored check                                                                   $25.00

Following presentment of a dishonored check, all future payments for water and sewer bills on the account must be made by cash, money order or certified funds.

 

Section 2.       Resolution 2015-17 regarding water and sewer rates and miscellaneous fees, are hereby repealed.

 

 

INTRODUCED, READ, and ADOPTED this 20th day of June 2016.

 

 

                                                                                    TOWN OF KEENESBURG, COLORADO

 

 

 

                                                                                    ______________________________

                                                                                    Danny R. Kipp

                                                                                    Mayor

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

______________________________

Toni Pearl

Town Clerk