RESOLUTION 2013-19
(WASTEWATER RATES AND CHARGES)

 WHEREAS, Section 12 of the Hood River Municipal Code provides for the establishment of wastewater rates and charges, and the City Council has studied the matter of rates and charges and has determined that to provide for use, operation, maintenance, repair and replacement of the system, that the following rates and charges are necessary and proper;

 WHEREAS, the following fees are necessary and proper;

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Hood River City Council that:

The following water and wastewater service rates for billing shall be effective July 1, 2013:

WASTEWATER CHARGES (12.01.030)

Monthly meter fee for inside City Limits is: 

 Meter size  Fee  

 3/4" $    41.75
 1" 80.00
1 1/4" 85.38
1 1/2" 137.81
2 " 221.33  
3" 446.81
4" 697.37
6"  1,390.56
  
Residential only meter fee includes all wastewater charges.

Monthly meter fee for outside City Limits is: 

 Meter size  Fee  

 3/4" $    52.19
 1" 88.74
1 1/4" 106.73 
1 1/2" 172.26 
2 " 276.66  
3" 558.52
4" 871.72
6"  1,738.19
  
Residential only meter fee includes all wastewater charges

 Other than residential wastewater commodity charge is calculated by 1,000 gallons used and Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) based upon national averages.

  LOW (BOD < 401)      = $2.09 per 1,000 gallons
  MEDIUM (BOD < 801)  = $3.14 per 1,000 gallons
  HIGH (BOD > 800)     = $4.17 per 1,000 gallons

NATIONAL AVERAGES CHART

  Code Description BOD Charge per 1,000 gallons 

  R Restaurant 1,000 $4.17 HIGH
  L Laundromat   824   4.17
  I Industrial   560   3.14 MEDIUM
  B Bakery      550   3.14
  F Funeral home   228   2.09 LOW
  D Doctor      225   2.09
  T Trailer park   200   2.09
  M Hotel & motel    200   2.09
  A Apt,condo,_plex 200   2.09
  E Bed & breakfast 200   2.09
  C Commercial   200   2.09
  S School      200   2.09
  W Warehouse   200   2.09
  U Church      200   2.09
  G Gas station   200   2.09
  Y Car wash   150   2.09

Permitted Industrial Users:

  FLOW   BOD    TTS

  $0.0011/gallon  $0.14/lbs   $0.23/lbs


 ADOPTED this 24 day of June, 2013 with rates effective July 1, 2013.


            
      Arthur Babitz, Mayor

ATTEST:

     
Jennifer Gray, City Recorder