Water Rates


BYLAW 15 – 02

 

A BYLAW OF THE VILLAGE OF MACNUTT TO FIX THE RATES TO BE CHARGED FOR THE USE AND CONSUMPTION OF WATER AND TO FIX THE RATES TO BE CHARGED BY THE WAY OF RENT OR SERVICE CHARGE FOR THE USE OF THE SEWER. THE BYLAW SHALL ALSO INCLUDE A DISCOUNT ON WATER AND SEWER ACCOUNTS IF PAID ONE FULL YEAR IN ADVANCE.

 

The Council of the Village of MacNutt, in the Province of Saskatchewan, enacts as

follows:

 

1.      All persons desiring to be supplied with water from the municipality’s water supply system shall make application to the officials of the municipality.

 

2.      The municipality may by bylaw or resolution ration or limit the amount of water furnished to any and/or all consumers should circumstances deem to warrant such action.

 

3.      If the water supply is shut off from the premises of a user for infringement of the provisions of this bylaw, same shall not be turned on until all penalties, fees, rates, charges and arrears, if any, have been paid.

 

4.      The charges to be paid by the water consumer whose water service has been turned on and for persons who owns or occupy premises drained or that are by bylaw to be drained into sewer shall be those set out in Schedule “A” attached, or as amended from time to time.

 

5.   Persons who own or occupy premises drained or that are by bylaw required to be drained into the

      sewer shall pay for such service a rental rate or service charge in accordance with Schedule “B”

      attached, or as amended from time to time.

 

6.      Accounts for water and/or sewer service shall cover a period of three (3) months, and shall be

                  rendered on or before the first day of the month next following such period. Accounts shall be paid

                  within a period of thirty (30) days from the date on which such accounts are rendered. If account

                  is not paid within the said period of thirty (30) days, the water service may be cut off. When the

                  water service is cut off, it shall not be resumed until all arrears have been paid, together with a fee

                  of $50.00 to cover the expense of turning off the water and a fee of $50.00 for turning the water

                  on again.

 

7.      Persons who own or occupy premises drained by sewer or supplied by water will be allowed a

      discount of one (1) months services charged if the account is paid one year in advance.

 

8.      All rates, costs or charges made under the authority of this bylaw shall be a preferential lien and

      charge on the house, tentant, lot or part of a lot, and may be levied and collected I like manner as

      municipal rates and taxes are by law recovered.

 

9.      A penalty of 10% will be added to all water and sewer accounts outstanding as of Jan. 1 of

                 each year.

 

10.  That the water from the village pump house shall be used within the Village only unless an

      agreement made with the Village Council.

 

11.  Bylaw 05 – 01 and Bylaw 06 – 02 are hereby repealed.

 

This Bylaw shall come into force and take effect on the day of approval being issued by the Saskatchewan Municipal Board.

 

 

 

SCHEDULE “A”

To Bylaw 15 – 02

 

 

Monthly Water Rates

 

Residential                                                                    $30.00

 

All other                                                                       $30.00

 

 

 

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SCHEDULE “B”

 

Monthly Sewer Rates                                                   $10.00

 

All other                                                                       $10.00