FY2016-17 Budget Final

SECTION 3. That all budget amendments and transfers of appropriations budgeted from one account or activity to another within any individual activity for the fiscal year 2015-2016 are hereby ratified, and the budget Ordinance for fiscal year 2015-2016, heretofore enacted by the City Council, be, and the same is hereby amended to the extent of such transfers and amendments for all purposes. SECTION 4. That specific authority is given to the City Manager to make the following adjustments: 1. Transfer of budgeted appropriations from one account classification to another account classification within the same department. 2. Transfer of appropriations from designated appropriations to any individual department or activity. SECTION 5. That all notices and public hearings required by law have been duly completed. The City Secretary is directed to provide a certified copy of the budget to the County Clerk of Dallas County for recording after final passage hereof. SECTION 6. That the Code of Ordinances of the City of DeSoto, Texas is hereby amended by amending Appendix A, Article 20 . 000 "Sewer Service Charges" base rate and volume charge for sewer service to read as follows : "ARTICLE 20.000 SEWER SERVICE CHARGES (a) Residential; Church; Public Schools. The monthly rates for sanitary sewer service will be based upon the individual customer's monthly water usage, as follows : Base Rate. The base rate shall include 0 - 1,000 gallons of metered water usage. Base Rate (minimum bill) - $9.32. (2) Volume Charge. A sewer volume charge of $9 . 26 per 1,000 gallons of water usage over the base rate usage shall be charged in addition to the sewer base rate according to an average monthly water usage amount for the preceding winter months of December, January, February and March . This maximum sewer charge shall be calculated by dropping the two months of highest usage and averaging the remaining two months usage. This fixed sewer volume charge shall remain in effect for one year only. The maximum sewer volume charge for new accounts shall be calculated on the basis of 7,000 gallons of water usage until such time as the average of the winter months can be calculated and billed on the first billing cycle thereafter. (1)

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