Ordinance 1753 – Solid Waste Fees
AN ORDINANCE ADJUSTING SOLID WASTE FEES PAID BY REISDENTAL AND COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS AND AMENDING SECTION 7-113 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS.
WHEREAS, the City of Goodland established Section 7-113 of the Code of the City of Goodland, Kansas to read as
Sec. 7-113. – Residential refuse collection service fees.
(a.) All residential refuse customers within the City of Goodland shall be charged a base rate for the collection of refuse in the amount of $16.50 per month. The base rate includes one collection of refuse each week.
(b.) All rural residential refuse customers shall be charged a base rate for the collection of refuse in the amount of $19.00 per month. The base rate includes one collection of refuse and the tipping fee for such collection, each week.
And would like amend the code to add Section 7-113.1 for cost adjustments.
WHEREAS, the Governing Body finds it is in the best interest of the City to amend Section 7-113 of the Code of the City of Goodland, Kansas.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS:
SECTION 1. Section 7-113.1 of the Code of the City of Goodland, Kansas is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section 7-113.1- Solid Waste Fuel Adjustments
With respect to both residential and commercial service provided by Contractor, the City and Contractor agree to adjust the rates semi-annually based on the price of diesel fuel. City and Contractor agree to the contract base price for diesel fuel as $3.50 per gallon. For every $0.50 increase in the six-month average cost of diesel fuel, both the residential and commercial service rates will be increased by $0.25. Following an increase in the residential and commercial service rates, if the six-month average price of diesel fuel decreased below the $0.50 increase then the service rates for both residential and commercial properties will return to the contracted price. The cost for fuel will be calculated based on the total average six-month pump price at the Frontier Ag Station in Sherman County. This shall be calculated semi-annually on January 1st and July 1st of each year, based on the six months prior to the January 1st and July 1st. No further adjustments shall be made in such number for any such semi-annual contract year.
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be published in the Goodland Star News and take effect January 1st, 2023.
PASSED and ADOPTED on this day 5th of July 2022.
Aaron Thompson, Mayor
Mary P. Volk, City Clerk