Ordinary Council Meeting - 15 July 2010
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8††††††† General Manager Report
15 July 2010
General Manager's Report
AUTHOR/ENQUIRIES:†††† Jenita Ferguson, Rates Officer ††††††††
Following the making of Rates and Charges resolution of 1 July 2010,† Council is now required to formally adopt the amended Sewer Charges in accordance with Section 535 of The Local Government Act 1993.
That it be confirmed that in accordance with Section 501 of the Local Government Act 1993 the annual access charge for sewerage services to all properties connected or able to be connected to Council's sewer in accordance with Section 552(3) of the Local Government Act 1993 for 2010/2011 is made at four hundred and fifteen dollars ($415.00)† per assessment for single residential connections, one hundred and seventy four dollars ($174.00)† per assessment for 20mm non residential connection, five hundred and twenty six dollars ($526.00) per assessment for 40mm non residential connection, eight hundred and one dollars ($801.00) per assessment for 50mm non residential connection, two thousand one hundred and ninety eight dollars ($2,198.00) per assessment for 80mm non residential connection, three thousand and ninety four dollars ($3,094.00) per assessment for 100mm non residential connection and one hundred and eighty one dollars ($181.00) for vacant land/non connection with a sewer usage charge of two dollars and thirty eight cents ($2.38) per kilolitre to be calculated on the estimated volume discharged† from all properties excluding single residential connections using the total water consumption based on Land and Water Conservation's formula and Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability's best practice pricing guidelines and such charge to have a short title of "Sewerage Charge".
The report to Council on 1 July 2010 contained incorrect sewerage charges.
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This report has no environmental impact.
This report has no social impact.
There is no economic impact.
There is no risk to Council.
Councilís adopted 2010/11 budget included the special rate variation increase, therefore, there are no additional financial implications to the adopted budget