ORDINANCE NO. 266

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE WATER RATES AND SEWER RATES IN THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE AND AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL CODE ACCORDINGLY

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE ORDAINS:

Section 1. Section 2.4 of the Municipal Code WATERWORKS, Subdivision 2.4.16, shall be deleted and there inserted in its place shall be the following language:

“2.4.16 All water shall be sold by the City to the users at a charge of Three Dollars ($3.00) per One Thousand (1,000) gallons or fraction thereof of water consumed. The owner of each property connected to the City waterworks and/or sanitary sewer system shall pay a flat charge of Twenty Two Dollars and 50/100 ($22.50) per quarter. In addition, each consumer shall pay a flat rate of One Dollar and 95/100 ($1.95) per quarter for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Appropriation Fee and the flat rate of One Dollar and 65/100 ($1.65) per quarter for the Minnesota Department of Health Water Connection Fee. No consumer of City water shall for pay, compensation or remuneration, supply City water to others without the express written resolution of the City Council.”

Section 2. Section 2.6 of the Municipal Code SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM, Subdivision 2.6.9.6 shall be amended so that the figures of “$30.00” and “$4.00” shall be deleted and there inserted in their place shall be the figures of “75.00” and “$6.00” respectfully.

Section 3. Section 2.6 of the Municipal Code SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM, Subdivision 2.6.9.6 shall further be amended so that the figures of “$3.50” shall be deleted and there inserted in their place shall be the figures of “$5.00”.

Section 4. This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force the 1st day of April, 2007, following its passage and publication.

Adopted this 12th day of March, 2007.

By Eric Angvall, Its Mayor

ATTEST:

By Marilyn L. Pawelk, Its City Clerk

Published in the Herald Journal March 26, 2007.


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