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Ordinance - Trash Rates & Charges


PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY


ORDINANCE NO. 2012-06



AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE NO. 2011-02, ESTABLISHING RATES AND CHARGES FOR MUNICIPAL COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL

FOR THE TOWN OF WOLCOTT, INDIANA



WHEREAS, the Council of the Town of Wolcott, Indiana, has determined that a clean and well-maintained town is necessary for the safety and welfare of its citizens; and


WHEREAS, the Council of the Town of Wolcott has become aware of residents leaving unsightly and odorous garbage and trash openly displayed in front yards more than one day before scheduled garbage and trash pick-ups; and


WHEREAS, the Town of Wolcott is responsible to insure that garbage and trash from all property within the corporate limits of the Town of Wolcott, Indiana, are collected and removed according to this ordinance; and


WHEREAS, after due consideration of the estimated cost for the provision of trash and refuse collection service within the Town of Wolcott, Indiana, the Council of the Town of Wolcott has determined that in the best interest of its citizens, it is necessary that the Council of the Town of Wolcott to adopt an ordinance increasing the fees and charges for the use of the trash and refuse collection service, and to set a schedule of when garbage and trash shall be set out for pick-up.


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Town of Wolcott, White County, Indiana, as follows:


Rates and Charges


1. Fees.

The owner and/or the occupant of each residence or residential unit or other non-family dwelling located within the Town of Wolcott which are currently being provided Trash Collection Service by the Town or its agent(s) shall continue to be provided Trash Collection Service by the Town or its agent(s) unless specified differently in the contractual agreement between the Town and its agent(s). Each single residential unit and other non-family dwelling shall be assessed a fee of $8.75 per month for year 2013 beginning January 1 and ending December 31 of that respective year. Further, each single residential unit and other non-family dwelling shall be assessed a fee of $9.00 per month for year 2014, beginning January 1 and ending December 31 of that respective year; and each single residential unit and other non-family dwelling shall be assessed a fee of $9.27 per month for year 2015, beginning January 1 and ending December 31 of that respective year. The fees for collection and disposal of garbage and refuse shall be determined by the town council. The fees imposed under this division shall be payable monthly, and shall be billed, whenever practical to do so, with the regular Water and Wastewater billing for water and other charges as set forth in Ordinance No. 2004-05.



Effective Date


This Amendment to Ordinance No. 2012-06 shall be in full force and effect as of January 1, 2013, and through December 31, 2015, upon final hearing according to law and passage by the Council of the Town of Wolcott, Indiana, as described in IC 5-3-1-4. The rates established herein shall remain in effect until amended or changed by the Council of the Town of Wolcott. This ordinance shall amend or revoke any previously adopted ordinances in conflict herewith.


Passed and adopted by the common Council of the Town of Wolcott, White County, State of Indiana, this day of .


YEA NAY




Marsha L. Mackey, Council President Marsha L. Mackey, Council President



Jon H. Evans, Vice President Jon H. Evans, Vice President


Richard A. Lynn, Council Member Richard A. Lynn, Council Member

Fred A. Young, Council Member Fred A. Young, Council Member

Michael A. Yelton, Council Member Michael A. Yelton, Council Member



Attest:



Linda S. Bajzatt, IAMC, CMC

Clerk-Treasurer

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