Details for ORDINANCE NO. 2021-03

ORDINANCE NO. 2021-03
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF SHOALS
AMENDING THE RATES AND CHARGES RELATING
TO THE SEWAGE WORKS OF THE TOWN
WHEREAS, the Town of Shoals, Indiana (“Town”) has established, constructed, and financed a municipal Sewage Works in accordance with the provisions of Indiana Code 36-9-23, as amended
(the “Act”), for the purpose of providing for sanitary sewer service in
and around the Town; and
WHEREAS, Therber Brock & Associates, LLP, Carmel, Indiana,
has prepared a report concerning the rates and charges of the Sewage
Works (“Report”); and
WHEREAS, based upon the Report, the Town Council of the Town
(“Town Council”) finds that the current rates and charges for the use
of and services rendered by the Sewage Works are insufficient to enable the Town to properly maintain and operate in Sewage Works in a
sound physical and financial condition to render adequate and efficient service; and
WHEREAS, the Town Council finds that the current rates and
charges for the use of and service rendered by the Sewage Works must
be increased in order to provide sufficient revenue to meet such requirements; and
WHEREAS, the current schedule of rates and charges for the Sewage Works is set forth in an ordinance adopted and implemented
by the Town Council in 2012 (the “Prior Ordinance”); and
WHEREAS, the Shoals Town Council has caused notice of a public
hearing on the rates and charges set forth herein to be duly advertised,
posted and mailed, and has held a public hearing thereon, all pursuant to the Act;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF SHOALS, AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The rates and charges as set forth in the Prior Ordinance
(“Prior Rates and Charges”) are hereby amended and restated in their
entirety as set forth in Exhibit A, attached hereto and incorporated
herein by reference (collectively, “Amended Rates and Charges”), and
the Amended Rates and Charges are hereby adopted.
Section 2. This ordinance shall be in full force as soon as practicable after its passage by the Town Council.
Section 3. The rates and charges set forth in Exhibit A shall take
as soon as practicable upon passage of this Ordinance.
Section 4. All ordinances and parts of ordinances, including the Prior Ordinance, that conflict with the provisions contained herein are
hereby repealed.

APPENDIX A
METERED RATES
MONTHLY WATER USAGE
All Gallons (per 1,000 gallons)
$12.65
MINIMUM CHARGE PER MONTH
$22.79
TAP FEE FOR WATER
Per Residential Connection
$850.00
Per Non-Residental Connection
Actual Cost of Making The Connection,
but Not Less Than $850.00.
CUSTOMER DEPOSIT
Per Customer
$
RETURNED CHECK CHARGE $36.00
LATE CHARGE PENALTY
All Bills 30 days or more delinquent 10% of bill.

PASSED AND ADOPTED this 19th day of July, 2021.
TOWN COUNCIL OF SHOALS, INDIANA
Cary Albright, President
Clint Hoffman, Vice President
Cecil Ragsdale, Member
ATTEST:
Sierra Rutledge,
Town Clerk-Treasurer
2t, July 28 & Aug. 4c
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