00-0863R

RESOLUTION ADJUSTING THE CUSTOMER CHARGE AND USER CHARGES FOR THE CITY'S WASTEWATER FACILITIES.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

        RESOLVED, pursuant to Sections 43-5 and 43-11 of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, for the purpose of increasing the revenue of the sewer utility, there is established and shall be collected beginning with the meter readings made on January 2, 2001, and thereafter, a customer charge and user charges, based upon the volume of waste water discharged to the city's wastewater facilities system and determined as in Section 43-7 of the Duluth City Code, as follows:
 

Customer charge $5.89 per month
User charge - Class I $2.93/ccf
User charge - Class II $4.08/ccf
User charge - Class III $5.09/ccf
Miles, Inc. $9.41/ccf
Chroma $5.61/ccf
Kemp $6.32/ccf

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the rate regulations established and approved by Resolution 99-0831 are rescinded as of January 1, 2001.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution adjusts the user charge by increasing revenues $934,700. The adjustment will provide revenues sufficient to cover the costs of operating and maintaining the city's sewer utility including wastewater treatment costs.
 
    Old rates New rates
Customer charge $5.89 per month $5.89 per month
User charge - Class I $2.6769/ccf $2.93/ccf
User charge - Class II $3.7263/ccf $4.08/ccf
User charge - Class III $4.6474/ccf $5.09/ccf
Miles, Inc. $8.5815/ccf $9.41/ccf
Chroma $5.1161/ccf $5.61/ccf
Kemp $5.7638/ccf $6.32/ccf