14.30.030 Reimbursement agreement request.
14.30.040 Term of agreement.
14.30.050 Collection of pro rata cost.
14.30.060 Payment plan.
14.30.070 Determination of pro rata cost.
14.30.080 Developer reimbursement.
14.30.090 Disposition of revenue.
14.30.010 Purpose. It is the intent of this chapter to provide a method to reimburse a developer for the cost of extending a water or sewer line to this property past other benefiting properties. (Ord. 85-3 §4(part), 1985.
14.30.020 Definitions. In this chapter, unless otherwise provided, or the context otherwise requires, the following words and phrases shall have the meaning set forth below:
a. "Developer" means a property owner who is developing his property.
b. "Costs of extension" means the developers actual direct cost of constructing a water or sewer line extension, including a total of fifteen percent of the actual direct cost for the developer's overhead and profit.
c. "Water or sewer line" means a water arterial or distribution pipeline and sewer trunk or collector line.
d. "Benefiting property" means area or zone which will directly benefit by a specific water or sewer line extension.
e. "Arterial pipeline" means those pipelines in the distribution system that are equal to or greater than ten inches in diameter and convey water from transmission line to points throughout the City.
f. "Distribution pipeline" means lines normally six or eight inches in diameter which primarily serve individual properties.
g. "Trunk line" means sewer lines which convey flows to the sewage treatment plant.
h. "Collector line" means sewer lines which serve the central commercial and residential areas and connect to a trunk line. (Ord. 85-3 §4 (part), 1985.)
14.30.030 Reimbursement agreement request. a. The developer may request in writing a reimbursement agreement if the water and/or sewer system extension benefits property other than his own, and the developer cannot include other property owners in the request.
b. The developer's request for a reimbursement agreement shall include the following:
1. An affidavit of other written evidence that the other benefiting property owners do not wish to be included in the development; and
2. An itemized report, with supporting documentation, of the actual direct cost of the extension including a total of fifteen percent of the actual direct cost of the extension for the developer's overhead and profit.
c. The developer shall make his request for a reimbursement agreement prior to acceptance of the utility extension by the City. (Ord. 85-3 4(part), 1985).
14.30.040 Term of agreement. The reimbursement agreement shall be valid from date of acceptance of the utility extension by the City. (Ord. 85-3 4(part), 1985).
14.30.050 Collection of pro rata cost. The City shall collect from the other benefiting property owners their pro rata share of the utility extension cost plus interest of five percent per year, but not to exceed current tax assessed value of property, a fifteen percent administrative fee at the time the property owner wishes to connect into the utility system. (Ord. 85-3 4(part), 1985).
14.30.060 Payment plan. A payment plan with annual installments may be utilized to pay for future connection costs by property owners. The term of payment plan shall be determined prior to the connection to the utility and subject to City Council approval. (Ord. 85-3 4(part), 1985).
14.30.070 Determination of pro rata cost. The reimbursement agreement shall stipulate the pro rata unit cost of the utility extension. The pro rata distribution of cost shall be determined in accordance with Section 14.12.030 zone connection fee. (Ord. 99-10, 1999; Ord. 85-3 4(part), 1985).
14.30.080 Developer reimbursement. The City shall reimburse to the developer the funds collected as a lump sum or as an annual payment, less the fifteen percent administrative fee, from the other benefiting property owners connecting to the utility system within ninety days of the actual collection date. (Ord. 85-3 4(part), 1985).
14.30.090 Disposition of revenue. Revenues collected as result of the future connections (i.e. the fifteen percent administrative fee and interest) shall be deposited in the City Treasury and utilized to finance future water and sewer system extensions. (Ord. 85-3 §4 (part), 1985.)