­­Public Notice Notice of Public Hearing Establishing Sewer Rates and Charges For Sewer Collection and Services Rendered By The City of Dunkirk, Indiana Please be advised that the Common Council of the City of Dunkirk, Indiana, will hold a public hearing related to the sewer rates and charges assessed by the Dunkirk Sewage Works Department on Monday, October 8, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall located at 131 South Main Street, Dunkirk, Indiana. The rates and charges to be considered by the City of Dunkirk are as follows: Be it ordained by the Common Council of the City of Dunkirk, Indiana that Chapter 51.192 (A) and (B), Sewage Rates and Charges, are hereby deleted and the following paragraphs are substituted: Effective with the first billing cycle after adoption of the Ordinance, the Sewage Rate and Charges are as follows: (A) The sewage rates and charges shall be based on the quantity of water used on or in the property or premises subject to such rates and charges, as the same is measured by the water meter there in use, plus a base charge based on the size of the water meter installed, except as herein otherwise provided. Water meters will be read once each month (or period equaling a month). The water usage schedule on which the amount of said rates and charges shall be determined is as follows: (1) Treatment rate (per 100 cubic feet) $3.90 Plus. (2) Base rate as follows: Meter Size Monthly Minimum Charge 5/8 inch meter $ 15.45 3/4 inch meter $ 20.80 1 inch meter $ 35.65 1 1/2 inch meter $ 80.25 2 inch meter $ 136.90 3 inch meter $ 312.45 4 inch meter $ 541.95 6 inch meter $1,230.50 8 inch meter $2,190.35 (B) For residential users of the sewage works that are not metered water users or from whom accurate water readings are not available, the monthly charged based upon a 5/8 inch meter with a flow of 895 cubic feet per month shall be $50.50. Nonresidential unmetered users shall be charged a rate based upon estimated monthly usage to be determined by city officials on an individual basis. Phonnie Kesler, Clerk-Treasurer, City of Dunkirk NS September 26, 2012