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Establishing Fees for Disposal of Septic Tank Waste and/or Holding Tank Water

City of Medford Common Council Meeting Minutes

Monday, August 19, 2019

 

Establishing Fees for Disposal of Septic Tank Waste and/or Holding Tank Water into the City's Wastewater Treatment Facility

 

Greg Knight moved, Clem Johnson seconded a motion to suspend Council Rules #13A & #13B, and adopt Resolution #1863 that increases the septic tank/holding tank waste as follows effective January 1, 2020 as follows:  Septic Tank Waste from $84.00 per 1,000 gallons to $86.52 per 1,000 gallons; and Holding Tank Waste from $14.25 per 1,000 gallons to $14.68 per 1,000 gallons.  Roll Call Vote:  Dave J. Brandner-Yes; Laura Holmes-Yes; Greg Knight-Yes; Peggy Kraschnewski-Absent; Christine Weix-Yes; Dave Roiger-Absent; Mike Bub-Absent; Clem Johnson-Yes (5 Yes; 0 No; 3 Absent) Motion Carried.

 

 

Resolution Establishing Sewer Service Charges

 

Greg Knight moved, Christine Weix seconded a motion to suspend Council Rules #13A & #13B, and adopt Resolution #1864 that increases the sewer service charges by 3% effective January 1, 2020 as follows:

 

Sewer Service Charge Unit Costs

 

Classification

Current Rate

Proposed Unit Costs

Volume

$2.15

$2.21 per $1,000 gallons

B.O.D.

$0.66

$0.68 per pound

Suspended Solids

$0.45

$0.46 per pound

Nitrogen

$1.51

$1.56 per pound

Fixed Monthly Charge

$7.12

$7.33

 

 

 

 

Category A – Sewer Service Charge

 

Sanitary sewer users who discharge normal domestic strength wastewater with concentrations of B.O.D. no greater than 290 mg/1, suspended solids no greater than 340 mg/1, and nitrogen no greater than 70 mg/1.

 

Classification

Current Rate

Proposed Unit Costs

Fixed Monthly Charge

$7.12

$7.33

Volume Charge

$5.92

$6.10 per 1,000 gallons

 

Category B – Sewer Service Charge

 

Sanitary sewer users who discharge wastewater with concentrations in excess of 290 mg/1 of B.O.D., 340 mg/1 suspended solids, and 70 mg/l nitrogen are subject to category B surcharges.  Users whose wastewater exceeds the concentration for any one of these parameters shall be in Category B.

 

Classification

Current  Rate

Proposed Unit Costs

Fixed Monthly Charge

$7.12

$7.33

Volume Charge

$5.92

$6.10 per 1,000 gallons

 

Category B - Surcharge

 

Classification

CurrentRate

Proposed Unit Costs

B.O.D. greater than 290 mg/1

$0.66

$0.68 per pound

Suspended Solids greater than 340 mg/1

$0.45

$0.46 per pound

Nitrogen greater than 70 mg/1

$1.51

$1.56 per pound

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