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File #: RES PH 12-302    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/12/2012
Title: Establishing the Water Rates for 2013.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Council resolution-2013 water rates.pdf, 2. Sullivan comments re assessments.pdf
Title
Establishing the Water Rates for 2013.

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WHEREAS, after due consideration and study of the financial condition of the Saint Paul Regional Water Services, analysis of projected expenses and recommendation of the 2013 Budget, the Board of Water Commissioners and the City Council have determined that the present rate structure is inadequate to continue operations without an adjustment; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, that pursuant to Section 85.01 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code the City Council hereby approves the following Schedule of Water Rates for all water bills levied on or after January 1, 2013.
2013 WATER RATES
Cities of Saint Paul, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Maplewood and West St. Paul: $2.29 (Winter* per 100 cu. ft.) and $2.39 (Summer** per 100 cu. ft).
All Others: $2.75 (Winter* per 100 cu. ft.) and $2.87 (Summer** per 100 cu. ft.).

FOR ACCOUNTS HAVING 1-INCH AND SMALLER METERS
*Winter rates shall apply to bills sent during January through May, and December.
**Summer rates shall apply to bills sent during June through November.

FOR ACCOUNTS HAVING METERS LARGER THAN 1-INCH, INCLUDING ROSEVILLE AND LITTLE CANADA

*Winter rates shall apply to bills sent during January through April, November and December.
**Summer rates shall apply to bills sent during May through October.

WATER SERVICE BASE FEE:
A water service base fee shall be charged to all active retail accounts in the SPRWS service area. This fee is based on water meter size as shown below:

Smaller than 1-inch meter: $ 9.00 per Quarter
1- inch meter: $ 22.50 per Quarter
1 ½ - inch meter: $ 15.00 per Month
2-inch meter: $ 24.00 per Month
3-inch meter: $ 48.00 per Month
4-inch meter: $ 75.00 per Month
6-inch meter: $150.00 per Month
8-inch meter: $240.00 per Month
10-inch meter: $345.00 per Month

PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY RECOVERY CHARGE FOR ACCOUNTS IN THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL:
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