Village of Groton, NY
Tompkins County
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[HISTORY: Initial effective date 5-1-1998. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Ch. A207, Electric Company Rules and Regulations, enacted 2-20-1962 and amended in its entirety 5-17-1989, was superseded when the Village formed the New York Municipal Power Agency (NYMPA) with 35 other municipal systems for the purpose of purchasing electric power jointly. The Village follows rules and regulations under the NYMPA generic tariff which is on file at the Village Clerk's office.
A. 
The Village of Groton concurs in and agrees to abide by the rules and regulations as set forth in the generic tariff filed by the New York Municipal Power Agency (NYMPA) in Case No. 97-E-1575.
B. 
Territory to which schedule applies: the Incorporated Village of Groton, Tompkins County, New York.
[Amended effective 6-1-2002; 10-1-2009]
A. 
Applicable to the use of service for:
(1) 
Single-phase residential purpose usage in an individual residence;
(2) 
An individual flat or individual apartment in a multiple-family dwelling;
(3) 
Residential purposes in a rooming house where not more than four rooms are available for rent;
(4) 
Single-phase farm service when supplied through the farm residence meter;
(5) 
Exclusively in connection with religious purposes by corporations or associations organized and conducted in good faith for religious purposes, and including the operation by such corporation or association of a school, notwithstanding that secular subjects are taught at such school;
(6) 
Single-phase service exclusively in connection with a community residence as defined in Subdivision 28, 28A or 28B of § 1.03 of the Mental Hygiene Law, provided that such residence is operated by a not-for-profit corporation and, if supervisory staff is on site on a twenty-four-hour-per-day basis, that the residence provides living accommodations for 14 or fewer residents; and
(7) 
Any post or hall owned or leased by a not-for-profit organization that is a veterans organization.
B. 
Character of service: continuous, alternating current, single-phase, approximately sixty-cycle, one-hundred-twenty-volt two-wire or one-hundred-twenty-two-hundred-forty-volt three-wire, plus or minus 10%.
C. 
Monthly rate:
[Amended effective 10-1-2010]
Type of Charge
Rate
Customer charge
$2.72
Energy charge, per kwh
$0.0364
D. 
Minimum charge. The minimum monthly charge is the customer charge.
E. 
Terms of payment. All bills are due when rendered. Full payment must be received on or before the date shown on the bill to avoid a late payment charge of 1.5% as provided in Rule VIII of the NYMPA generic tariff.
F. 
Termination of service. The customer may terminate service after three days' notice to the municipality.
G. 
Special provisions.
(1) 
Written application for service may be required.
(2) 
In buildings, apartments or flats intended for residence where not more than two rooms occupied exclusively by the resident are used for business or for professional purposes, this classification will apply to both uses. Under other circumstances, Service Classification No. 2 will apply to such business or professional use.
H. 
Purchased power adjustment. The charges set forth in this service classification shall be subject to a purchased power adjustment as explained in Rule IX of the NYMPA generic tariff.
I. 
Base purchased power cost per kilowatt-hour. The base purchased power cost per kilowatt-hour pursuant to Rule IX.B of the NYMPA generic tariff is 0.012556.
J. 
Factor of adjustment. The factor of adjustment pursuant to Rule IX.D of the NYMPA generic tariff is 1.057728.
[Amended effective 6-1-2002; 10-1-2009]
A. 
Applicable to the use of service for:
(1) 
All purposes not otherwise specifically provided for in other service classifications in this schedule;
(2) 
Sales to the operating municipality; and
(3) 
Street and traffic lighting.
B. 
Character of service: continuous, alternating current, approximately sixty-cycle, at secondary voltage ranging from 120/240 to 208 three-phase, four-wire volts, as available. The municipality will indicate, upon application, the type or types of service available and appropriate for the customer's requirements: single-phase or three-phase; two, three, or four wires; and the voltage.
C. 
Monthly rate:
[Amended effective 10-1-2010]
Type of Charge
Rate
Customer charge
$2.72
Energy charge, per kwh
$0.0482
D. 
Minimum charge. The minimum monthly charge is the customer charge.
E. 
Terms of payment. All bills are due when rendered. Full payment must be received on or before the date shown on the bill to avoid a late payment charge of 1.5% as provided in Rule VIII of the NYMPA generic tariff.
F. 
Termination of service. The customer may terminate service after three days' notice to the municipality.
G. 
Special provisions. Written application for service may be required.
H. 
Purchased power adjustment. The charges set forth in this service classification shall be subject to a purchased power adjustment as explained in Rule IX the NYMPA generic tariff.
I. 
Base purchased power cost per kilowatt-hour. The base purchased power cost per kilowatt-hour pursuant to Rule IX.B of the NYMPA generic tariff is 0.012556.
J. 
Factor of adjustment. The factor of adjustment pursuant to Rule IX.D of the NYMPA generic tariff is 1.057728.
[Amended effective 6-1-2002; 10-1-2009]
A. 
Applicable to use of service for: primary service for all purposes not otherwise specifically provided for in other service classifications in this schedule when the demand is 50 kilowatts or more and/or monthly use of energy shall be 10,000 kilowatt-hours or more for two consecutive months.
B. 
Character of service: Continuous, alternating current, three-phase, approximately sixty-cycle, 4160 wye. Characteristics depend upon available circuits.
C. 
Monthly rate:
[Amended effective 10-1-2010]
Type of Charge
Rate
Demand Charge
First 50 kilowatts or less
$324.05
Over 50 kilowatts, per kw
$6.48
Energy charge, per kwh
$0.0239
D. 
Minimum charge. The minimum monthly charge is the demand charge computed under Subsection C, Monthly rate, the active demand being determined in accordance with the provisions included under Subsection E Determination of demand.
E. 
Determination of demand. The active demand shall be the maximum fifteen-minute integrated-kilowatt demand. For billing purposes, the demand shall be the greatest of the following:
(1) 
The demand occurring during the month for which the charge is made.
(2) 
One-half the highest demand occurring during any of the preceding 11 months.
(3) 
During the initial tent, the demand contracted for.
(4) 
Fifty kilowatts.
F. 
Terms of payment. All bills are due when rendered. Full payment must be received on or before the date shown on the bill to avoid a late payment charge of 1.5% as provided in Rule VIII of the NYMPA generic tariff.
G. 
Purchased power adjustment. The charges set forth in this service classification shall be subject to a purchased power adjustment as explained in Rule IX of the NYMPA generic tariff.
H. 
Base purchased power cost per kilowatt-hour. The base purchased power cost per kilowatt-hour pursuant to Rule IX.B of the NYMPA generic tariff is 0.012556.
I. 
Factor of adjustment. The factor of adjustment pursuant to Rule IX.D of the NYMPA generic tariff is 1.057728.
[Amended 6-1-2002; 10-1-2009]
A. 
Applicable to the use of service for: security lighting for all customers desiring this type of service.
B. 
Character of service: unmetered.
C. 
Monthly rate (per unit): $8.39.
[Amended effective 10-1-2010]
D. 
Terms of payment. All bills are due when rendered. Full payment must be received on or before the date shown on the bill to avoid a late payment charge of 1.5% as provided in Rule VIII of the NYMPA generic tariff.
E. 
Termination of service. The customer may terminate service after three days' notice to the municipality.
F. 
Purchased power adjustment. The charges set forth in this service classification shall be subject to a purchased power adjustment as explained in Rule IX of the NYMPA generic tariff.
G. 
Base purchased power cost per kilowatt-hour. The base purchased power cost per kilowatt-hour pursuant to Rule IX.B of the NYMPA generic tariff is 0.012556.
H. 
Factor of adjustment. The factor of adjustment pursuant to Rule IX.D of the NYMPA generic tariff is 1.057728.
I. 
Special provisions. Written application for service may be required.
J. 
Minimum charge. The minimum charge is the monthly rate.
[Amended effective 6-1-2002; 10-1-2009]
When service has been discontinued, either by the municipality as provided in Rule XIII of the NYMPA generic tariff or at the request of the consumer, and the same consumer applies for reconnection of service at the same premises within four months, there shall be a reconnection charge payable before service will be reestablished, in the amounts as follows:
A. 
During the regular working hours of the Electric Department, Monday through Friday: $30.
B. 
After the regular working hours of the Electric Department, Monday through Friday, and Saturdays, Sundays or Holidays: $60.