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Resolution No. 573

 RESOLUTION No. 573

RESOLUTION NO. 573

(scroll to bottom for Resolution No. 584)

WHEREAS, the City of Enterprise will be applying for a Grant/Loan totaling $4,802,250 from the Infrastructure Finance Authority, an agency of Business Oregon.   The Loan amount would be $5,552,250 less a $750,000 Loan Forgiveness. This project will be called the Enterprise Water Improvement Project.

WHEREAS, the City must develop a rate structure for the next 5 years to meet the debt obligation of the applied loans. The city is required to have its rate no less than $36.85 by the first payment which is assumed to be December 1, 2016.

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Resolution No. 595

RESOLUTION NO. 595

A RESOLUTION SETTING RATES, CONNECTION FEES AND OTHER CHARGES FOR THE WATER AND SEWER SYSTEMS OF THE CITY OF ENTERPRISE, OREGON AS ADOPTED BY THE 2014-15 BUDGET.

THE CITY OF ENTERPRISE RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1               DEFINITIONS

 Water:

Residential:

Defined as an EDU (equivalent dwelling unit) would be each metered household unit; each apartment; multi-unit complex; each mobile/manufactured home; if additional meters are placed on property for irrigation purposes an additional dwelling unit fee will be assessed.

Commercial:

 *         Single commercial user is charged for each meter

 *         Multi-use commercial users are charged by number of commercial spaces which are rentable even though there is not a separate meter for each commercial space.

 *         Hotels, Motels, RV Parks which rent space out by the night are charged 1 commercial unit per meter.

 *         Hospitals and Schools are charged one commercial EDU per meter

  1. Sewer:

Sewer rates are based on actual water usage, the 2015 monthly rate will be based on an EDU of 612 cuft.

Residential:    

This will be defined to include single family dwellings; duplexes; triplexes and four-plex; each dwelling in a mobile home park will be considered a single family dwelling.

Each Residential EDU shall be charged on the average winter water usage between the months of November through April of each year.  The winter usage will be divided by the 6 months and they shall be charged based on that average.  If the average exceeds 1 EDU by increments of .5 it shall be increased to 2 or whatever is applicable.                   

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Water Efficient Lawn Watering Practices

Summer lawn watering creates large demands on local water utilities. Water supply treatment and storage facilities are often built two, three and even four time larger to supply additional demands created by lawn watering. This extra capacity is not used for most of the year and adds significant costs to the design, construction and operation of a water system. Water customers and communities can save money by using water more efficiently. These water efficient lawn watering practices can help maintain a beautiful yard and conserve valuable water supplies.

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