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Utility Rate Increase

Utility Rate Increase - Effective July 1, 2017- See Resolution R-734 and R-735
CITY OF YAMHILL

RESOLUTION NO. R-734

A RESOLUTION BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF YAMHILL, OREGON, AMENDING THE WATER RATE SCHEDULE, AND SUPERSEDING RESOLUTION R-544 AND ALL OTHER RESOLUTIONS REGARDING WATER RATE SCHEDULES.

WHEREAS, Yamhill Municipal Code, Section 3.04.050 Water Rates, provides that the Council shall, by resolution, establish service charges in connection with the providing of water services; and Section 3.04.120 Amendments - City Council, provides that the Council shall have the power to establish and/or amend water rates and charges; and

WHEREAS, the Yamhill City Council has undertaken responsible planning for the current and future needs of the City to be sufficient to operate, maintain, and pay for debt service for the Water Department; and

WHEREAS, the City Council will make the interim rate change permanent and increase water rates by 3.5% each year for the next 5 fiscal years starting with fiscal year 2016/2017, and reduce the scope of the monthly water base fee to include 4,000 gallons; and

WHEREAS, the City Council has determined that the fees hereinafter specified are not unusual, unreasonable, or unjust, and are necessary;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Yamhill City Council, that:

Section 1: Effective Octber 1, 2016, the following Water Rate Schedule are hereby adopted and shall be in effect:

Inside City Rates

Residential: Base monthly rate (which includes 4,000 gallons) for a 3/4"meter is:

$38.87, plus an overage charge for all water usage over 4,000 gallons at the rate of $3.00 per 1000 gallons or pro-rated portion thereof.

Commercial / Bulk Rate / and Industrial (0 gal.) Base monthly rate based on meter size is:

3/4" Meter $ 20.90
1" Meter $ 26.53
1 1/2"Meter $ 34.27
2" Meter $ 55.17
3" Meter $ 208.95
4" Meter $ 266.00
6" Meter $ 398.88
8" Meter $ 550.78

Plus a usage charge for all water usage at the rate of $3.00 per 1000 gallons of usage or pro-rata portion thereof.

Section 2. The rate schedule in Section 1 of this resolution will increase by 3.5% for each of the next 5 fiscal years, effective July 1st of each year.

Section 3: Outside City Rate:

Residential: Base monthly rate (which includes 4,000 gallons) for a 3/4"meter is:

$47.05, plus an overage charge for all water usage over 4,000 gallons at the rate of $3.63 per 1000 gallons or pro-rated portion thereof.

Commercial / Bulk Rate / and Water Districts (0 gal.) Base monthly rate based on meter size is:

3/4" meter $ 31.35

1" Meter $ 39.81
1 1/2" Meter $ 51.41
2" Meter $ 82.75
3" Meter $ 313.42
4" Meter $ 399.00
6" Meter $ 598.31
8" Meter $ 826.17

Plus a usage charge for all water usage at the rate of $3.63 per 1000 gallons of usage or pro-rata portion thereof.

Section 4. The rate schedule in Section 3 of this resolution will increase by 3.5% for each of the next 5 fiscal years, effective July 1st of each year.

Section 5: Deposits for New Service shall be twice the monthly charge. Deposits for existing service shall be twice the established average monthly usage.

Section 6. Delinquency charges, restoration charges, city standards and inspection charges shall remain in effect and unchanged.

CITY OF YAMHILL
RESOLUTION NO. R-735

A RESOLUTION BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF YAMHILL, OREGON, AMENDING THE SEWER RATE SCHEDULE AND SUPERSEDING RESOLUTION R-543 AND ANY OTHER RESOLUTIONS REGARDING SEWER RATE SCHEDULES.

WHEREAS, Yamhill Municipal Code, Section 3.76.020 Establish Service Charges by Resolution, provides that the Council shall, by resolution, establish service charges in connection with the providing of sanitary sewerage services; and

WHEREAS, the City Council has undertaken responsible planning for the current and future needs of the City to be sufficient to operate, maintain and pay for capitol improvement and debt service for the sewer treatment plant, wastewater system and department; and

WHEREAS, the City Council will make the interim rate change permanent and increase sewer rates by 8.0% each year, starting with fiscal year 2016/2017, for the next 5 fiscal years; and

WHEREAS, the City Council has determined that the fees hereinafter specified are not unusual, unreasonable, or unjust, and are necessary;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Yamhill City Council, that:

Section 1. The following Sewer Rate Schedule is hereby adopted shall be in effect:

Effective October 1, 2016 sanitary sewage service inside and outside the City limits of Yamhill shall be $55.81, per month, per equivalent dwelling unit (EDU).

Effective July 1, 2017 sanitary sewage service inside and outside the City limits of Yamhill shall be $60.27, per month, per equivalent dwelling unit (EDU).

Effective July 1, 2018 sanitary sewage service inside and outside the City limits of Yamhill shall be $65.09, per month, per equivalent dwelling unit (EDU).

Effective July 1, 2019 sanitary sewage service inside and outside the City limits of Yamhill shall be $70.30, per month, per equivalent dwelling unit (EDU).

Effective July 1, 2020, and thereafter sanitary sewage service inside and outside the City limits of Yamhill shall be $75.92, per month, per equivalent dwelling unit (EDU).

Section 2: Equivalent Dwelling Unit's (EDU's) shall be calculated as prescribed in Yamhill Municipal Code Section 3.76.010 Establish Connection Charges by Resolution.

Section 3.: Deposits for New Service shall be twice the monthly Charge.

Section 4. Delinquency charges, restoration charges, city standards and inspection charges shall remain in effect and unchanged.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 to Sunday, October 1, 2017

Yamhill City Hall

205 S Maple Street
PO Box 9
Yamhill OR 97148

Open Mon - Fri,
8:00am - 5:00pm

(503) 662-3511

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 7:00pm

Planning Commission Meeting and Public Hearing is at Yamhill City Hall, Tuesday ,  August 1, 2017 starts at 7:00pm.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

The next Council Meeting is at Yamhill City Hall, Wednesday,  August 9, 2017.  Starts at 7:00 pm