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Ord 3631 3/18/1980 • ORDINANCE NO. 16 ORDINANCE AMENDING PARAGRAPHS (1) and (7) of SUBSECTION (b) OF SECTION 2-98 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES DELETING ZONE FARES, INCREAS- ING CHARTER RATES AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1. Paragraphs (1) and (7) of Subsection (b) of Section 2-98 of the Code of Ordinances are hereby amended to read as follows: "(1) Adult fares shall be forty-five ($0.45) cents for all routes. (7) Charter rates for the first three hours of charter service will be twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per hour for a minimum of seventy-five dollars ($75.00); such three hour minimum will be charged once a charter bus is dispatched from the transit facility. No charge will be made if cancellation of a charter is made before one and one-half hours prior to dispatch; if cancellation of a charter takes place within the one and one-half hour period prior to dispatch, a penalty charge of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) will be assessed. Each consecutive hour of charter service subsequent to the third hour will be charged at the rate of seventeen and one-half dollars ($17.50) per hour on a prorated basis. The minimum charge will be assessed each time a charter vehicle is dispatched within a twenty-four hour period if service is not continuous. All charter charges begin at the time of departure from the transit facility and end at the time of return to the transit facility, unless the time of return falls within the three hour minimum. " SECTION 2. There is an urgent public need for this amended rate schedule, therefore, this ordinance is declared to be an, emergency measure and it shall be- come effective unpon March 23, 1980. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 18th day of March, 1980. • M A Y O R ATTEST : City Clerk