Chapter 34 - Division 300

21 December 2017

 

 

ORDINANCE NO.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHAPTER 34

 

PAMPHLET

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL CODE

OF THE CITY OF KANKAKEE, ILLINOIS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published by the Authority of the Mayor and City Council

of the City of Kankakee, Illinois

 

 

 

 

 

CHAPTER 34

 

UTILITY ORDINANCE

 

DIVISION 300

RATES

 

SEWER UTILITY

WATER UTILITY

ELECTRIC UTILITY

SOLID WASTE UTIITY

 

KANKAKEE MUNICIPAL UTILITY

 

CITY OF KANKAKEE, ILLINOIS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published by Authority of the Mayor and City Council

of the City of Kankakee, Illinois

 

 

                             

 

 

 

AN ORDINANCE

AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL CODE

OF THE

CITY OF KANKAKEE, ILLINOIS

 

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF KANKAKEE, ILLINOIS as follows:

 

That Chapter 34 of the Municipal Code shall be amended by adding Article I as follows:

                                                                               

                                                                        RATES

 

Effective May 1, 1999 the Kankakee Municipal Electric Utility will charge, for all electrical power generated at its Hydroelectric Plant, an amount equal to the average price that would be charged by ComEd Rate 6 ($.060/kwh), as from time to time hereafter amended, plus tax and franchise equivalent.

 

Residential user charge for collection, recycle and disposal of solid waste shall be established as $29.50/month effective September 1, 2009. (Ord 09-49)

 

Private sewage disposal system permit and inspection fee $50.00.

 

Building sewer permits:

 

            1.         Single family residential:  $25.00

 

            2.         Multiple family residential, commercial, institutional and governmental:  $50.00

 

            3.         Industrial:  $100.00

 

Sewer lateral termination permit and inspection fee:  $30.00

 

Sewer disconnection fee:  $800.00

 

Sewer reconnection fee:  $400.00.

 

The following User Charge Rates are hereby established and shall be charged to each and every user connected to the Kankakee Municipal Sewer Utility:

 

1.         Base User Charge Rate (flow charge) which shall be charged to all users, who discharge wastewater to the sanitary sewers shall be the sum of the Base operation, maintenance and replacement charge and the Debt Service Charge per 100 cubic feet (CCF) of flow.

 

2.         User Surcharge which shall be charged to all non‑domestic users, who discharge wastewater with a strength greater than domestic wastewater.

 

                        3.         Fixed User Charge, which shall be charged to all domestic users of the sanitary sewers not having a water meter to determine usage.

 

4.         Contaminated Ground Water permitted to be discharged to the sanitary sewers shall be charged.

 

5.         Septage discharged by permission of the Kankakee Municipal Utility shall be charged.

 

                                                                 05/01/2007        05/01/2008          05/01/2009

                                                                       ($)                      ($)                         ($)                    ($)                      ($)

 

                                    Flow Charge              2.75                    2.89                     3.03

                                    (100 ft3)

 

                                    BOD Surcharge          0.40                   0.40                      0.40

                                    (lb)

 

                                    SS Surcharge              0.40                   0.40                      0.40

                                    (lb)

 

                                    FOG Surcharge           0.35                   0.36

                                    (lb)

 

                                    Special Waste             0.05                    0.05

                                    (gal)

 

                                    G.W. Contaminated    7.15                    7.15                     7.15

                                    (100 ft3)

 

                                    Septage                      33.00                 34.00

                                    (1,000 gal)

 

                                    Fixed Charge              22.00                 22.50                   23.00

                                    (Month)

 

                                    IPP Charges               +10%                  +5%

 

May 1 usage for residential users shall be computed based on the water consumed as shown by the records of Aqua Illinois from the previous period of months from and including the previous December through and including the previous March.  All residential users who do not have sufficient consumption records as computed above shall be subject to a fixed user charge as defined in Section 34‑104.1.6.

 

May 1 usage for non‑residential users shall, at the discretion of the Superintendent, be computed (1) based on the water consumed as shown by the records of Aqua Illinois from the previous period of months from and including the previous December through and including the previous March or (2) based on the users actual monthly water usage from all sources or (3) based on the amount of wastewater discharged to the City's Utility System, as determined by the City.  In the absence of devices for measuring the wastewater discharged, the Superintendent may approve a request for a credit from the water consumed in the calculation of usage to allow for water purchased but not discharged to the sanitary sewer.

 

The FOG surcharge for Fats, Oils, and Greases (FOG) loadings from industrial users which are in excess of 100 mg/l are hereby established.  When this concentration is exceeded, the surcharge will be applied.

 

When a "slug or slug load" as defined herein is detected at any location in the sanitary sewers, and the source of same can be confirmed, a charge shall be made and invoiced by the Superintendent, as follows:

 

                        (1)       One Hundred dollars ($100.00) per day for the discharge of any wastewater having a pH equal to or greater than 4.5 and less than 5.0.

 

                        (2)       Two Hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) per day for the discharge of any wastewater having a pH less than 4.5.

 

                        (3)       Two Hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) for each and every other "slug or slug load" occurring in a period of two (2) hours or less as defined herein and confirmed.

 

                        (4)       A User whose discharge flow exceeds 50,000 gallons per day of the violations or as an average during the month of the violations shall be charged twice the amounts

                                   described in (1), (2) and (3) above.

 

                        (5)       Plus any extra expenses, losses, and/or damages occasioned by the Kankakee Municipal Utility by reason of such "slug or slug load" entering the sanitary sewers

                                   or POTW.

 

        Section 2:            The balance of Chapter 34 of the Municipal Code of the City of Kankakee shall remain in full force and effect except to the extent that it is inconsistent with the terms of

                                   this ordinance.