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File #: R-2019-0093    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 2/5/2019 In control: Administration & Finance Committee
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Title: Resolution establishing the 2019 Sanitary Sewer User Charge--MMSD Portion.
Sponsors: Administration & Finance Committee
Attachments: 1. R-2019-0093 signed
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Resolution establishing the 2019 Sanitary Sewer User Charge--MMSD Portion.

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WHEREAS, Section 1.07(4)(e) authorizes the Common Council to revise sanitary sewer user charges, as necessary, to ensure that the system generates adequate revenues to pay the cost of operation and maintenance, including replacement of the Sanitary Sewer Collection System; and

WHEREAS, the City Sanitary Sewer Utility revenues consist of two quarterly user charges: (1) the City Sewer Charge which covers the operation and maintenance of the City's sewer collection system, and (2) the MMSD Charge which covers the cost of sewage treatment by the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) and conveyance to their treatment facilities; and

WHEREAS, the 2018 City Sewer Charge was reviewed during the 2019 budget process and no rate increase was necessary; and

WHEREAS, MMSD charges the City of West Allis for the use of its sanitary sewer collection system and sewage treatment facilities; and

WHEREAS, the City of West Allis passes on these charges from MMSD, including the annual Household Hazardous Waste Charge, directly to all city users of the sanitary sewer collection system via a quarterly utility bill; and

WHEREAS, MMSD has increased its fees to the City of West Allis for service on and after January 1, 2019.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of West Allis that the 2018 MMSD Sanitary Sewer User Charge be and is hereby established as follows, said rates to be effective for service on and after January 1, 2019:

Residential-Single Family: $32.28 per quarter
Residential-Duplex: $55.23 per quarter
Commercial, Industrial, Gov't: $9.33 per connection, plus $1.66 per ccf of water used (ccf = hundred cubic feet)

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Finance Director and Utility Staff be and are hereby directed to notify each user of the Sanitary Sewer Collection System of the aforesaid rate increase as provided in Section 1.07(4)(f) of the Ci...

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