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Ord 3727 9/2/1980 ORDINANCE NO. AW7 ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 17-19 AND 17-62 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES TO INCREASE THE CHARGE FOR CARRY OUT SANITATION SERVICE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1. Subsections (1 through 8) of Section 17-19 is amended to read as follows: "(1) Single-family unit served from a dedicated alley. $ 3.50" "(1.1) Single-family unit served from the curb or street. $ 4.25" "(2) One-family unit or single-family unit, without alley entrance, where it is necessary to carry out refuse or garbage for more than ten feet but less than fifty feet from curb. $13.00" "(3) One-family unit or signle-family unit, without alley entrance, where it is necessary to carry out refuse or garbage for more than fifty feet but less than one hundred feet from curb. $20.00" "(4) One-family unit or single-family unit, without alley entrance, where it is necessary to carry out the refuse or garbage more than one hundred feet from the curb. $30.00" "(5) Two (2) family units on one (1) meter served from a dedicated alley. $ 7.00" "(5.1) Two (2) family units on one (1) meter served from the curb or street. $ 8.50" "(6) Two (2) family units on separate meter, per unit served from a dedicated alley. $ 3.50" "(6.1) Two (2) family units on separate meter, per unit served from the curb or street. $ 4.25" "(7) Apartment houses and complexes, all residential units therein, each unit. $ 3.50" "(8) Housing developments where alley is available for service, per unit. $ 3.50" "(9) Any housing units where alleys are not available: Ten (10) feet but less than fifty (50) feet $13.00 Fifty (50) feet but less than one hundred (100) feet $20.00 One hundred (100) feet and over. $30.00" SECTION 2. Subsection (10) of Section 17-19 is amended to read as follows: "(10) Commercial and business establishments, regardless of location shall be charged at a rate to be established by the sanitation superintendent on the basis of cost of service to be determined by the container volume or time consumed, but no business, commercial concern or establishment shall be less than eight dollars fifty cents ($8.50) per month. Public, business, and commercial institutions will receive sanitation container system service for the removal of trash and garbage under the rates and rules hereinafter set forth, as routes for such service are established by the city. Under the sanitation container system service, the City of Wichita Falls will furnish a container or containers to be used in the collection and removal of trash and garbage. The monthly charges will be determined from the schedule below. These charges are based on the container size and number of collections per week. Container Size Pickups Monthly Charge (Cubic Yard) Per Week Per Container 1 $ 13.00 2 $ 26.00 3 3 $ 39.00 4 1 $ 14.50 4 2 $ 28.50 4 3 $ 43.00 8 1 $ 28.50 8 2 $ 57.00 8 3 $ 86.00 3 4 $ 52.00 3 5 $ 65.00 3 6 $ 78.00 4 4 $ 57.00 4 5 $ 71.50 4 6 $ 86.00 8 4 $114.50 8 5 $143.00 8 6 $171.50 Any institution which pays the rate set forth above for containers and has been furnished the same, may upon request be furnished additional containers. The rate increase is to be determined by the above schedule. When containers can serve several adjacent business institutions, they will be required to use the same container and pay a pro rata part of the charge determined according to the appropriate quantity of space used. Additional pickups will be made at thirteen dollars ($13.00) per container, or forty dollars ($40.00) per hour where there are no containers." SECTION 3. Subsections (a and b) of Section 17-62 is amended to read as follows: "(a) License. The license fee for each class license shall be as listed herein. Each vehicle so licensed shall require a separate fee. License Fees: Class 1--No charge. Class 2--No charge. Class 3--$14.50 Class 4--$14.50 Class 5--$49.00 "(b) Landfill use fees. Fees for the use of the landfill shall be at the rate of three dollars and fifty cents ($3.50) per ton for garbage and trash originating from within the city limits and seven dollars ($7.00) per ton from outside the city limits. Weights shall be determined to the nearest one-quarter (1/4) ton and charged accordingly, except for loads of less than two hundred fifty (250) pounds; the fee for a load of less than two hundred fifty (250) pounds originating from within the city limits shall be fifty cents ($0.50) , and such load originating from outside the city limits shall be one dollar ($1.00) . Fees for each type license and use are as follows: (1) Residents of Wichita Falls hauling refuse from their place of residence and paying regular prescribed resi- dential rate, any type vehicle; No charge. (2) Class 1: Three dollars and fifty cents ($3.50) per ton with a minimum charge of fifty cents ($0.50) for each vehicle entering landfill, charges to be accumu- lated on a monthly basis. Monthly total will be billed subtracting the eight dollars and fifty cents ($8.50) minimum rate for commercial establishments. No monthly rate will be reduced below minimum fee but all charges in excess of the minimum fee will be added to the monthly utility bill. (3) Class 2: Three dollars and fifty cents ($3.50) per ton, minimum fifty cents ($0.50) per vehicle enter- ing landfill. Charges to be accumulated on monthly basis. Charges so accumulated will be added to the monthly utility bill. (4) Class 3: Seven dollars ($7.00) per ton, minimum charge one dollar ($1.00) for each vehicle entering landfill. Fee shall be collected upon entrance to landfill by cash coupon or prearranged charge account. (5) Class 4: Rate to be charged upon origination of garbage. Three dollars and fifty cents ($3.50) per ton for inside city limits or seven dollars ($7.00) for outside city limits. Payment shall be on pre- arranged method, to be arranged upon issuance of license. (6) Class 5: Rate shall be determined by the origination of the garbage or trash. Rate shall be three dollars and fifty cents ($3.50) per ton for inside city limits and seven dollars ($7.00) for outside city limits. Payment shall be on a prearranged basis, to be arranged upon issuance of license. SECTION 4. The above schedule of refuse rates shall be effective on all bills rendered after the 30th day of September, 1980. SECTION 5. The fact that additional revenue is needed in the Public Works Division during the fiscal year beginning October 1, 1980, in order to meet the costs of providing the service levels to be performed creates an emergency; this ordinance is declared an emergency measure and shall be effec- tive upon its passage. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 2nd day of September, 1980. x'421 M Y 0 R ATTEST: it f _.e/ Y Ii , `L/ 9� City Clerk •