RESOLUTION NO. 2022-11-77 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 2023 Sewer Service Charge System dated November 1, 2022, establishing rates and charges for the year 2023; and WHEREAS, The Water and Light Commission did, on November 7, 2022, approve the 2023 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 2023 Sewer Service Charge System, prepared by the General Manager of Utilities, and dated November 1, 2022, be hereby adopted. 2. That said Sewer Service Charge System is to be effective with the January 2023 billing period. Adopted by the City Council of the City of Worthington, Minnesota, this the 14th day of November, 2022. (SEAL) Mike Kuhle, Mayor Mindy L. Eggers, City Clerk (Nov. 23, 2022) 123996