Galena Ordinance 14-13

(Published on the 21st day of May, 2014, in the Official City Newspaper)

ORDINANCE NO. 14-13

AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF REFUSE COLLECTION RATES; EFFECTIVE DATE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GALENA, KANSAS that:

Section 1. Article 6 of Chapter 15 of the Code of the City of Galena is hereby established to add the following section to read as follows:

16-601 COLLECTION FEES. Fees for collection of refuse and garbage are as follows:

(a) Each residential unit within the city, using water or sewer service, shall be charged at the rate of $9.20 per month for one person or $12.83 per month if more than one person resides at the address.

(b) All residential units outside the city limits using water or sewer service, and those otherwise using the refuse and garbage collection services of the city, shall be charged at the rate of $13.92 per month for one person or $17.55 per month if more than one person resides at the address.

(c) The minimum charge for commercial and industrial business, listed as a water customer, shall be $22.99 per month. If a dumpster is required by a commercial or industrial business rather than the minimum charge of $22.99 being assessed the charge shall be as stated in section (d) below.

(d) Dumpster charges shall be as follows, stated as per month charges:

Size Minimum 2 Pickups 3 Pickups

1 1/2 yard $43.32 $57.84 $78.17
2 yard $59.30 $73.80 $95.60
3 yard $69.45 $83.97 $105.75
4 yard $78.17 $92.69 $114.47
6 yard $88.33 $102.85 $124.63

(e) Refuse and garbage collection fees not paid shall become a lien upon the real estate to which the services were furnished.

(f) The City of Galena shall have sole discretion for purposes hereunder to determine whether service at a particular location should be classified as residential, commercial or business. If a premises is used for both residential and commercial or business purposes it shall be classified as commercial or business for purposes of assessing the above rates.

The rates specified herein shall be in effect commencing June 1, 2014.

Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon publication in the official city newspaper.

Section 3. The provisions of any ordinance that are in conflict with the terms of this ordinance are hereby repealed.

Passed and approved by the City Council of Galena, Kansas, this 19th day of May, 2014, by a vote of at least 4 council members.

Approved of by the Mayor of the City of Galena, Kansas, this 19th day of May, 2014.

Dale Oglesby
Mayor of Galena, Kansas

Attest:
Flora R. Charles
City Clerk
Ordinance No. 14-13

Prepared by: Kevin Cure, City Attorney

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