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RESOLUTION NO. 2021-11-70 APPROVING CHAN

RESOLUTION NO. 2021-11-70
APPROVING CHANGES IN THE SEWER RATE SCHEDULE
WHEREAS, City Ordinance Number 745 requires that the City annually reassess and, as necessary, revise the Sewer Service Charge System in use to insure the proportionality of the user charges and to insure the sufficiency of funds to maintain the capacity and performance to which the facilities were constructed, and to retire the construction debt; and
WHEREAS, the operational control and management of the municipal wastewater treatment and collection facilities has been transferred to the Water and Light Commission pursuant to Section 6.02 of the City of Worthington Charter; and
WHEREAS, under Section 6.04 of the City of Worthington Charter, the Water and Light Commission shall have the power to fix rates and charges for utility services, including such services furnished to the City, and to provide for the collection thereof subject to such ordinances as the City Council may adopt; and
WHEREAS, The General Manager of Worthington Public Utilities has prepared the 2022 Sewer Service Charge System dated November 11, 2021, establishing rates and charges for the year 2022; and
WHEREAS, The Water and Light Commission did, on November 15, 2021, approve the 2022 Sewer Service Charge System as prepared and recommends its adoption; and
WHEREAS, Chapter 51 of the City Code requires that changes in Sewer Service rates and charges be adopted by Council Resolution and published in the local newspaper.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON, MINNESOTA:
1. That the 2022 Sewer Service Charge System, prepared by the General Manager of Utilities, and dated November 11, 2021, be hereby adopted.
2. That said Sewer Service Charge System is to be effective with the January 2022 billing period.
Adopted by the City Council of the City of Worthington, Minnesota, this the 22nd day of November, 2021.
(SEAL)
Mike Kuhle, Mayor
Mindy L. Eggers, City Clerk
(Dec. 1, 2021) 8545