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
Laura Beeson, City Secretary
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
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