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File #: 220197    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/1/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 3/24/2022 Final action: 3/24/2022
Title: Amending Chapter 78, Code of Ordinances, entitled "Water" by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-8 and 78-10, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, that adjust charges for water service; and establishing an effective date.
Attachments: 1. 220197 Fiscal Note, 2. 220197 Fact Sheet, 3. 220197 Compared Version, 4. Authenticated Ordinance 220197
ORDINANCE NO. 220197

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Amending Chapter 78, Code of Ordinances, entitled "Water" by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-8 and 78-10, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, that adjust charges for water service; and establishing an effective date.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That Chapter 78 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled "Water", is hereby amended by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-8, and 78-10 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter that adjust charges for water service to read as follows:

Sec. 78-6. General meter rate.

For all water purchased for use wholly and exclusively within the city by any accountholder the general meter rate charge shall be the sum of the service charge and the commodity charge, and as prescribed in Section 78-11. The service charge and the commodity charge shall be determined as follows:

(1) Service charge. The service charge is a charge per meter or service connection, to cover, in part, the cost of various services, and shall be prorated per day during the billing period and shall apply whether or not any water is used; the service charge shall be based on meter size and billing frequency as follows, unless otherwise provided herein:


Meter Size
(inches)
Billed Monthly
5/8
$15.40
3/4
16.60
1
20.32
11/2
24.47
2
38.78
3
132.73
4
167.14
6
248.53
8
359.41
10
473.02
12
557.13

(2) Commodity charge. The commodity charge shall be based on the total volume of water purchased by the accountholder as shown by all water meters connected to one or more water services serving a single property of the accountholder and shall be as follows per month for metered water:

a. Ordinary commodity charge.

First 600 cubic feet at $5.14 per 100 cubic feet, or a portion thereof;

Next 4,400 cubic feet at $5.71 per 100 cubic feet or a portion thereof;

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