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19-107 - Establish Water Rates for 2020THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MALAHIDE BY-LAW NO. 19-107 Being a by-law to amend By-law No. 15-71, to establish rates for municipal water for 2020. WHEREAS sections 8, 9 and 11 of the Municipal Act, 2001, 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, 2001, 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, 2001 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, 17-100, and 18-80, being by-laws to update the rates for municipal water for 2017, 2018 and 2019; 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: THAT Schedule "A" of By-law No. 15-71, as amended by By-law Nos. 16-13, 17-100, and 18-80, 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, 2020. READ a FIRST and SECOND time this 21 st day of November, 2019. 'X PASSED this this 21st day of November, 2019. Deputy Clerk, D. Wilson SCHEDULE "A" TO BY-LAW NO. 15-71 (AMENDED) Water Rates ITEM 2019 2020 2021 Quarterly Base Charge Annual $278.80 $290.00 $301.60 (s.128) Quarterly $69.70 $72.50 $75.40 Consumption Charge (per cubic meter) (s.120, s.128, s.129, s.130) Per cubic meter $3.72 $4.02 $4.34 Water Impost Fees ITEM 2019 2020 2021 $6,802.22 $7,006.28 $7,216.48 New Connection on existing Water main plus the plus the plus the cost of the cost of the cost of the $6,225.00 per connection as of 2016, indexed at 3% service service service annually thereafter, plus the cost of the service connection connection connection connection to the water main. to the to the to the water water water main. main. main. Miscellaneous Water Fees ITEM 2019 2020 2021 [Hydrant Connection Permit (Bulk Use) $80.00 $80.00 $80.00 daily fee daily fee daily fee The applicant will be invoiced for the difference plus a plus a plus a between the actual cost incurred and the deposit. If deposit of deposit of deposit of the deposit exceeds the actual costs, a refund will be $350.00. $350.00. $350.00. 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 Assembly (3/4") and inspection (s.108, $525.00 $525.00 $525.00 s.110) plus HST plus HST plus HST for meters for meters for meters under 3/" & under 3/" under 3/" & Full Cost & Full Full Cost Recovery Cost Recovery for meters Recovery for meters ITEM 2019 2020 2021 larger than for meters larger than 3/" larger 3/" than 3/" New Water connection to inspect from curb stop to $275.00 $275.00 $275.00 house Water Frost Plates $15.00 $15.00 $15.00 plus HST plus HST plus HST Connection to waterline where a line tap is required. $275.00 $275.00 $275.00 The applicant will be invoiced for the difference plus plus plus between the actual cost incurred and the deposit. If Deposit of Deposit of Deposit of the deposit exceeds the actual costs, a refund will be $3,000.00. $3,000.00. $3,000.00. made. Full cost recovery shall be based on municipal time and associated costs. (s.31). Water Meter Testing — when no problem discovered. $140.00 $140.00 $140.00 The applicant will be invoiced for the difference plus a plus a plus a between the actual cost incurred and the deposit. If deposit of deposit of deposit of the deposit exceeds the actual costs, a refund will be $100.00. $100.00. $100.00. made. Full cost recovery shall be based on municipal time and associated costs. Voluntary Shut Off/On exceeding 1 per year $50.00 $50.00 $50.00 There is one free voluntary shut off/on per year. Each request thereafter is $50.00. Water Service Reconnection $60.00 $60.00 $60.00 includes reconnection after shut off for non- compliance and/or non-payment s.83, s.91, s.138 Water Disconnection and Inspection $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 The applicant will be invoiced for the difference plus a plus a plus a between the actual cost incurred and the deposit. If deposit of deposit of deposit of the deposit exceeds the actual costs, a refund will be $1,000.00. $1,000.00. $1,000.00. made. Full cost recovery shall be based on municipal time and associated costs (s.84, s.85, s.86, s.90 Water Meter Maintenance — Full Cost Full Cost Full Cost The Township will be responsible for normal testing Recovery Recovery Recovery 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 s.120 Repair to replace curb stop and drain valve Full Cost Full Cost Full Cost Recovery Recovery Read Meter and/or Attend Property $50.00 _..Recovery $50.00 $50.00 Any additional reads other than the regular meter reading for quarterly billing purposes or final meter -reading for billing purposes s.129 Administration Fees ITEM 2019 2020 2021 Transfer to Taxes: $25.00 $25.00 $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% 5% 5% Imposed on first day of default s.133