ORDINANCE NO. 144
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 6-1.0302 OF THE RUSSELL MUNICIPAL CODE TO INCREASE WATER RATES FOR THE TOWN OF RUSSELL, LUCAS COUNTY, IOWA
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF RUSSELL, IOWA:
Section 1. Purpose: The purpose of this ordinance is to
increase the charge for water per gallons used
per month under Section 6-1.0302 of the Russell
Section 2. Amendment. Section 6-1.0302(2) of Title VI of
Chapter 1 of the Russell Municipal Code is
hereby deleted and replaced with:
Effective November 1, 2017
First 1000 gallons or less
$15.00 (minimum bill)
All over 1000 gallons
$8.00 per 1000 gallons
2. Meter Surcharge. Each customer with a water meter
shall pay a surcharge of $3.00 per month in addition to the
water usage charge. The surcharge will be charged to each
household. The said surcharge shall be billed and collected
with the regular billing for utility service.
Section 3. Repealer. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in
conflict with the provisions of this ordinance
are hereby repealed.
Section 4. Severability. If any section, provision, or part of
this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or
unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not
affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole or
any section, provision, or part thereof not
adjudged invalid or unconstitutional.
Section 5. Effective Date. This ordinance shall be in effect
after its final passage, approval, and publication
as provided by law.
Passed and Adopted by the Russell City Council the _____ day of ________________, 2017 and approved this ________ day of ________________, 2017.
Duane Bedford, Mayor
Kris Wilkins, City Clerk