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18-80 -Establish Water RatesTHE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MALAHIDE BY-LAW NO. 18-80 Being a by-law to establish rates for municipal water for 2019 and to amend By-law No. 15-71, 16-13 and 17-100 WHEREAS sections 8, 9 and 11 of the Municipal Act, 2009, authorize a municipality to pass by-laws that are necessary or desirable for municipal purposes and, in particular, respecting economic, social and environmental well-being of the municipality; health, well-being and safety of Persons; services and things that the municipality is authorized to provide; and protection of Persons and property, including consumer protection; AND WHEREAS under section 11 of the Municipal Act, 2009, a municipality may pass by-laws respecting matters within the sphere of jurisdiction of Public Utilities, which includes a system that is used to provide water services for the public; AND WHEREAS subsection 8(1) of the Municipal Act, 2009 provides that section 11 shall be interpreted broadly so as to confer broad authority on municipalities to enable them to govern their affairs as they consider appropriate and to enhance their ability to respond to municipal issues; AND WHEREAS section 391 of the Municipality Act, 2001 provides that a municipality may pass by-laws imposing fees or charges on Persons for services or activities provided by or on behalf of it; AND WHEREAS the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Malahide enacted By-law No. 15-71, being a by-law to establish rates for municipal water for 2016; AND WHEREAS the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Malahide enacted By-law Nos. 16-13 and 17-100, being by-laws to update the rates for municipal water for 2017 and 2018; AND WHEREAS the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Malahide deems it desirous to amend such municipal water rates as hereinafter set forth; NOW THEREFORE The Council of the Corporation of the Township of Malahide HEREBY ENACTS AS FOLLOWS: 1. THAT Schedule "A" of By-law No. 15-71, be and same is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with Schedule "A" attached hereto; 2. THAT this By-law shall come into force and take effect on January 1, 2019. READ a FIRST and SECOND time this 20th day of December, 2018. READ a THIRD time and FINALLY PASSED this this 20th day of December, 2018. fa�yvor, D. Mennill Clerk, M. Casavecchia-Somers 2 SCHEDULE "A" TO BY-LAW NO. 15-71 (AMENDED) Administration Fees 'OEM H, ;; FEE Transfer to Taxes $25.00 administration fee for all water accounts left unpaid after the second consecutive billing to be transferred to the corresponding tax account. (s.135) Penalty - Utilities 5% imposed on first day of default (s.133) Water Rates trEm � IEEE Quarterly Base Charge Set annually - $69.70 per quarter for 2019 (s.128) Consumption Charge Set annually - $3.72 per cubic meter for 2019 (s.120, s.128, s.129, s.130) Miscellaneous Water Fees ITEM -,evi,j Hydrant Connection Permit $80.00 daily fee plus a deposit of $350.00. The applicant (Bulk Use) will be invoiced for the difference between the actual cost incurred and the deposit. If the deposit exceeds the actual costs, a refund will be made. Full cost recovery shall be based on municipal staff time and associated costs. The cost of the water purchased is an additional cost, see above. (s.94, s.110(e)) Water Meter (3/4") and $525.00 (s.108, s.110) plus HST inspection Connection to waterline where a $275.00 plus Deposit of $3,000.00. The applicant will be line tap is required invoiced for the difference between the actual cost incurred and the deposit. If the deposit exceeds the actual costs, a refund will be made. Full cost recovery shall be based on municipal time and associated costs. (s.31) Water Frost Plates $15.00 plus HST Water Meter Testing —when no $140.00 plus a deposit of $100.00. The applicant will be problem discovered invoiced for the difference between the actual cost incurred and the deposit. If the deposit exceeds the actual costs, a refund will be made. Full cost recovery shall be based on municipal time and associated costs. Voluntary Shut Off/On $50.00; There is one free voluntary shut off/on per year. exceeding 1 per year Each request thereafter is $50.00. ON Am Water Service Reconnection $60.00 — includes reconnection after shut off for non- compliance and/or non-payment (s.83, s.91, s.138) Water Disconnection and $100.00 plus a deposit of $1,000.00. The applicant will Inspection be invoiced for the difference between the actual cost incurred and the deposit. If the deposit exceeds the actual costs, a refund will be made. Full cost recovery shall be based on municipal time and associated costs (s.84, s.85, s.86, s.90) Water Meter Maintenance — the Full Cost Recovery (s.120) Township will be responsible for normal testing and repairs to maintain water meters in good operating condition. The cost to repair water meters damaged by freezing, vandalism or wilful neglect will be the responsibility of the property owner Repair to replace curb stop and Full Cost Recovery drain valve Read Meter and/or Attend $50.00 — does not include regular meter reading for Property quarterly billing purposes or final meter reading for billing purposes (s.129) Water Impost Fees New Connection on existing $6,225.00 per connection, indexed at 3% annually Watermain starting with 2016, plus the cost of the service connection to the watermain. ($6,802.22 for 2019)