Ordinance 2019-3


AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 12-23 ‘RATES’ OF ARTICLE II ‘WATER SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION’ AND SECTION 12-44 ‘SERVICE RATES’ OF ARTICLE IV ‘SEWAGE COLLECTION AND TREATMENT’ OF CHAPTER 12 ‘MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AND SERVICES’ OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE TOWN OF ST. FRANCISVILLE, STATE OF LOUISIANA.

Section 12-23 “Rates” of Article II “Water Supply and Distribution” of Chapter 12 “Municipal Utilities and Services” of the Code of Ordinances of the Town of St. Francisville, State of Louisiana, hereby is amended to specify water rates of the municipality to read as follows:

“Section 12-23 Rates
 
The water rates of the municipality, effective immediately, shall be as follows:

Residential Customer, in town limits
 $20 minimum bill for the first 2,000 gallons
 $3.25 per 1,000 gallons all excess

Residential Customer, outside of town limits
 $22 minimum bill for the first 2,000 gallons
 $3.50 per 1,000 gallons all excess

Senior Citizens, receive 10% off the Residential Customer, in town limits
 $18 minimum bill for the first 2,000 gallons
 $2.93 per 1,000 gallons all excess

Small Business Customer, defined as a commercial establishment whose usage is less than 10,000 gallons a month
$25.00 minimum bill for the first 2,000 gallons
$3.25 per 1,000 gallons all excess

Large Business Customer, defined as a commercial establishment whose usage exceeds 10,000 gallons a month
$60 minimum bill for the first 2,000 gallons
$3.25 per 1,000 gallons all excess

Rates for all customers may be adjusted annually based on “CPI Index”.

Section 12-44. Service Rates of Article IV “Sewage Collection and Treatment” of Chapter 12 “Municipal Utilities and Services” of the Code of Ordinances of the Town of St. Francisville, State of Louisiana, hereby is amended to specify sewer rates of the municipality and to read as follows:

“Section 12-44. Service Rates
 The sewer rates of the municipality, shall remain unchanged as follows:

Residential Customer
Inside Town Limits $16.00 flat rate
Outside Town Limits $20.00 flat rate

Small Business Customer
$20.00 minimum bill for the first 2,000 gallons
$1.25 per 1,000 gallons all excess

Large Business Customer
$50.00 minimum bill for the first 2,000 gallons
$1.25 per 1,000 gallons all excess”


Passed by a unanimous vote of the Town of St. Francisville Board of Alderman on April 9, 2019.

Roll call vote as follows:

YEA: James R. Leake, Abby T. Cochran, Gigi Robertson and Bryan Kelley

NAY: None

Abstained: None

Absent: Susie Tully

/s/ Shannon Sturgeon                                                            /s/ William D’Aquilla
Shannon Sturgeon, Town Clerk                                           William D’Aquilla, Mayor