Ordinance No. 2020-01

 

AN ORDINANCE REBALANCING THE WATER AND SEWER RATES FOR THE CITY OF EDEN, TEXAS

 

WHEREAS, the following facts exist:

 

The City of Eden received a commitment in November 2018 from USDA Rural Development for $ 6,645,000 to replace water distribution and sewer collection lines for the City.  The funding includes a total of $3,877,000 grant funds and a USDA RD loan of $2,768,000 over 40 years. 

 

This Ordinance is to rebalance the water and sewer rates to allow the sewer fund to be self-supporting given the current RD project investment for the new sewer collection system by raising the sewer rates and rebalancing the water rates.

 

Water/Sewer Rates (“Water/Sewer Rates”) attached hereto as Exhibit “A” and incorporated herein the same as if fully copied and set forth at length, the City Council of Eden, Texas, finds as follows:

 

If the O&M costs are below the amount collected the excess funds shall be utilized for system upgrades or placed in reserve funds for future water or sewer system improvements or maintenance or other infrastructure needs.

 

The Water/Sewer Rates provide a reasonable allocation of water and sewer charges among the users of the City’s municipal water and sewer system.

NOW, THEREFORE, be it ORDAINED by the City Council of the municipality of Eden, Concho County, Texas, that the Water/Sewer Rates in Exhibit “A” shall, Effective August 20, 2020, be charged for water and sewer provided to users of the City of Eden water and sewer system.

 

Number of votes FOR: 4                                       Number of votes AGAINST: 0

Adopted this 20th day of August, 2020.

  

                                                                                                __________________________________
                                                                                                Agapito Torres, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 ______________________________
Laura Beeson, City Secretary

 

 

 

Exhibit “A”

Water

CLASS A- RESIDENTIAL                                                          GALLONS        GALLONS
            1                                  MIN/1,000 GALLONS                         -           3,000
            2                                  $3.00                                       3,001               10,000
            3                                  $4.10                                       10,001             40,000
            4                                  $5.19                                       40,001             AND ON

 

CLASS B- COMMERCIAL
            1                                  MIN/1,000 GALLONS                         -           5,000
            2                                  $3.00                                       5,001               25,000
            3                                  $4.10                                       25,001             100,000
            4                                  $5.19                                       100,001           1,000,000
            5                                  $6.28                                       100,000,001    AND ON

 

MINIMUM RATE CHARGE/METER

                                                                                    Old Rate                     New Rate – Aug 2020

COMMERCIAL            IN        LARGE               $72.89                         $68.70
COMMERCIAL            IN        REGULAR         $66.33                        $62.14
COMMERCIAL            OUT     LARGE             $84.36                         $80.17
COMMERCIAL            OUT     REGULAR       $77.80                         $73.61
RESIDENTIAL              IN        LARGE                $52.40                        $48.21
RESIDENTIAL              IN        REGULAR         $48.03                        $43.84
RESIDENTIAL              OUT     LARGE              $60.05                        $55.86
RESIDENTIAL              OUT     REGULAR        $55.68                        $51.49
SPRINKLER ALONE                                             $52.40                        $48.21

 

Sewer

                                    OLD                                                                 NEW

RESIDENTIAL        $20.70                                                             $24.89

COMMERCIAL     $20.70 PLUS $1.31/1,000 GAL WATER USED          $24.89 PLUS $1.57/1,000 GAL WATER USED

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120 Paint Rock Road
Eden, Texas 76837

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