[Amended 10-4-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-03; 10-16-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-05; 6-18-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-02; 8-19-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-05; 6-16-2015 by Ord. No. 2015-01; 7-19-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-03; 6-20-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-02; 8-7-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-04; 8-6-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-09]
Budget adopted. The fiscal year 2020 Water Budget, dated July 16, 2019, is hereby adopted as published and summarized below.
Cash. Net cash generated is estimated to be $38,632.
Expenses. The following appropriations are hereby approved:
Nonoperating expenses: $4,400.
Salaries and wages: $301,594.
Payroll benefits: $151,200.
Contractual services: $283,662.
Materials and supplies: $119,300.
Utilities and commodities: $64,100.
Repairs and maintenance: $156,400.
Equipment purchases: $7,400.
Other: insurance, travel, advertising and miscellaneous: $46,800.
Depreciation and amortization: $315,647.
Capital spending: $302,676.
Rates adopted. Effective with the approval of the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC), the following rates are hereby established, unless otherwise approved by the PUC:
Quarterly and monthly rates for water to metered annual consumers:
[Amended 7-19-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-03]
Seasonal rates for metered seasonal consumers:
For the first 1,600 cubic feet per season: $201.63 per season.
For the next 10,400 cubic feet per season: $8.87 per 100 cubic feet.
For the next 78,000 cubic feet per season: $4.13 per 100 cubic feet.
For the next 300,000 cubic feet per season: $2.07 per 100 cubic feet.
For all in excess of 390,000 cubic feet per season: $1.58 per 100 cubic feet.
Private fire protection:
Availability. This rate is available to customers using the Town water service for private fire protection. The following rates apply to fire protection only and include no allowance for water for other than for fire-fighting purposes.
Each private hydrant furnished, installed and maintained by the user for private protection shall be charged for per year: $1,362.
Private fire service rate for automatic sprinklers, standpipes or hose connections to be used only for fire protection inside buildings: a charge per inch of service pipe diameter of $170 per year.
Public fire protection:
Availability. This rate is available to the Town of Bar Harbor for municipal fire protection.