BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:
RESOLVED, that pursuant to Section 43-66 of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, for the purpose of increasing the revenue of the stormwater utility, there is established a user charge as provided in said ordinance effective January 1, 2008. The user charge rate shall be $6.08 per equivalent residential unit (ERU = 1,708 impervious square feet) per month.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that any prior rate resolutions inconsistent or conflicting with this resolution are hereby rescinded.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution sets a new user charge rate for the stormwater utility effective January 1, 2008. The 17% revenue increase realized from the new user charge will be used to cover the costs of street sweeping related to water quality and other operating expenses.