DISCLAIMER

 

07-0734R


RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE CUSTOMER CHARGE AND USER CHARGES FOR THE CITY’S WASTEWATER FACILITIES EFFECTIVE WITH METER READINGS AFTER JANUARY 1, 2008; RESCINDING ALL PRIOR INCONSISTENT OR CONFLICTING RESOLUTIONS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH RATES.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     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 effective with the meter readings after January 1, 2008, customer charge and user charges, based upon the volume of wastewater discharged to the city’s wastewater facilities system and determined as in Section 43-7 of the Duluth City Code, as follows:

 

effective
January 1, 2008

effective

 November 1, 2006

Customer charge

$ 5.89 per month

$ 5.89 per month

User charge - Class I

$ 4.67/ccf

$ 4.21/ccf

User charge - Class II

$ 6.49/ccf

$ 5.86/ccf

User charge - Class III

$ 8.00/ccf

$ 7.22/ccf

Tate and Lyle

$12.79/ccf

$11.54/ccf

      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that any prior rate regulations inconsistent or conflicting with this resolution are hereby rescinded.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution sets sanitary sewer rates effective with meter readings after January 1, 2008. The 10.8% rate increase will realize approximately $1,500,000 in new revenue to cover increased treatment costs and other operating expenses. The fixed monthly customer charge will not change.