RESOLUTION # 16-06


RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AMENDING THE RULES AND REGULATIONS MANUAL (RESOLUTION 15-07) TO INCREASE CUSTOMER SECURITY DEPOSITS BY $75 TO $325.


WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of the IMMOKALEE WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT (hereinafter referred to as the "Board") is empowered to construct, operate and maintain a Water and Sewer System (the "System") as described in Florida Statute Chapter 78-494, Laws of Florida, which was amended by chapters 93-366, 94-489, and 95-492, Laws of Florida, was codified, reenacted, amended, and repealed as Chapter No. 98-495, was amended in Chapter 2005- 298; and was amended in Chapter 2015-205; and


WHEREAS, the Board is authorized and empowered to make rules and regulations for its own government and proceedings; and


WHEREAS, the Board recognizes that they have increased water and sewer rates, and that they need to increase security deposits to cover the higher monthly costs, and


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

OF THE IMMOKALEE WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT, in public meeting assembled that the following changes to the Rules and Regulations be implemented:


Security Deposit – Commercial $325.00 (per EDU) Security Deposit – Residential $325.00 (per unit) *


*New applications for service involving a multi-family dwelling or facility served by one meter will be charged for a security deposit based on the meter size instead of the Equivalent Dwelling Unit (EDU). This will only apply in unit sizes of four or more separate living areas.


This resolution shall become effective on May 1, 2016.


If any phase or portion of this Resolution is held invalid or unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, such portion shall be deemed a separate, distinct and independent provision and such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining portion.


PASSED AND DULY ADOPTED by the Board of Commissioners of the IMMOKALEE WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT, this 20th day of April , 2016


BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS IMMOKALEE WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT


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BY: BY:

Joseph Brister Bonnie Keen

Chair Secretary

Security Deposit Calculation


Water


Sewer


Special

Cross Connection Fee

Total Fixed Charges

$12.41

$24.65

$9.02

$5.00

$51.08


Total

Cost Per 1,000

Gallon


2.41


4.89


$7.30


Consumption by Residential Account


USAGE COSTS


Monthly


3 Month Avg

2014-2015

7,000

$51.10

$102.18

$306.54

2013-2014

8,000

$58.40

$109.48

$328.44

** The last time that we increased Security Deposits was in 2008.