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Ord 3723 9/2/1980 ORDINANCE NO. J7I AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION IV OF ORDINANCE NO, 1631, AS AMENDED, INCREASING THE RATE OF FARE TO BE CHARGED BY TAXICABS. BE IT ORDANIED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, TIIAT: SECTION 1. Section IV of Ordinance No. 1631, as amended, is hereby amended so that it shall read as follows: "SECTION IV: RATES. Beginning the 2nd day of September 19b0 the following schedule of rates and fares shall become effective and shall supersede the schedule of rates and fares heretofore provided for, and such rates or fares are as follows: (1) The rate of fare for one person shall be $1.65 for the first one-fifth mile or fraction thereof traveled by him, and $.20 for each additional one-fifth miles or fraction thereof traveled by him; for each additional passenger transported on the same trip, the charge shall be $.30, provided all passengers are in the same party; (2) For each one minute of waiting time during each trip, the rate shall be $.13. (3) Handbaggage shall be carried at no charge to the passenger. " SECTION 2. The fact that the public convenience and necessity requires the operation of taxicab service in the City of Wichita Falls makes this an emergency measure, and it shall become effective on 2nd day of September, 1980. PASSED AND APPROVED THIS the 2nd day of September, 1980. A Y OR ATTEST : City Clerk