(2) Volume Charge. A sewer volume charge of $9.26 per 1 , 000 gallons of water or sewer usage over the base rate shall be charged in addition to the sewer base rate. (d) When City Does Not Supply Water . The charges set forth above are based upon the amount of water used , as measured by a single meter, in increments of one thousand (1,000) gallons. Where water is furnished to residential customers by other than the City, the base charge for sewer shall be nine dollars and thirty-two cents ($9 . 32) per month per residential meter, plus a volume charge of nine dollars and twenty- six cents ($9.26) per 1 , 000 gallons based on 7,000 gallons usage . All multifamily, commercial and industrial customers connected to the sanitary sewerage system who have a source of water supply that is in addition to, or in lieu of, the City water supply must have a meter approved and tested by the water department on the source of water supply and the sewer base rate and volume charges as set forth hereinbefore shall be based on the sum of the volumes delivered by all sources of supply . " SECTION 8. That the Capital Improvement Plan and the 2016-2017 Business Plan is hereby adopted . SECTION 9. That all provisions of the Ordinances of the City of DeSoto in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance be and the same are hereby repealed , and all other provisions of the Ordinances of the City of DeSoto not in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance shall remain in full force and effect. SECTION 10. That should any sentence, paragraph, subdivision, clause, phrase or section of this Ordinance be adjudged or held to be unconstitutional, illegal, or invalid, the same shall not affect the validity of this Ordinance as a whole, or any part or provision thereof other than the part so decided to be invalid, illegal or unconstitutional. SECTION 11. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage as the law and charter in such cases provides . IT IS ACCORDINGLY SO ORDAINED. DULY PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DESOTO, TEXAS, THE 5TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2016.
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