An Emergency Ordinance Amending Water Service Charges for Streets, Utilities and Public Services
- Published: March 5, 2014
ORDINANCE NO. 2014-06, VILLAGE OF YELLOW SPRINGS, OHIO
Interested persons will take note that the Village Council of Yellow Springs
on Monday, Mar. 3, 2014, gave first reading to an ordinance and passed as an
emergency, text to follow.
WHEREAS, the Village water fund is the least healthy of the various Village funds, and
WHEREAS, foreseeable capital improvement requirements will further stress the resources of the water fund, and
WHEREAS, scheduled rate increases established in 2010 are proving insufficient to fund the needs of the water utility,
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF YELLOW SPRINGS, OHIO DOES HEREBY ORDAIN THAT:
Section 1. The rate increase previously ordained to take effect on April 1, 2014 is hereby repealed.
Section 2. In its place, a new rate to take effect on April 1, 2014 is hereby enacted as follows:
Monthly readiness for service charge: $6.80
Consumption charge per 1000 gallons: $5.25
Section 3. This ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure immediately necessary to preserve the public interest and for the health, safety and welfare of the citizens the Village, wherefore, this ordinance shall be in effect immediately upon its adoption by Council.