Ordinance # 171

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RIGGINS, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, AMENDING SECTION 13 OR ORDINANCE #59; PROVIDING FOR A MINIMUM FEE FOR THE COLLECTION OF RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS; PROVIDING FOR THE REQUIRMENTS FOR THE DISPOSAL OF CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RIGGINS, IDAHO:

             Section 1.   Section 13 of Ordinance No. 59 of the City of Riggins be amended to read as follows:

             13.  COLLECTION FEES AND REGULATIONS:  Fees and rates for the collection of garbage and refuse shall be set by rules and regulations of the Council.  The following fees and regulations are hereby established:

(a)    Minimum Charge:  For all users of the system, except as hereinafter provided, a minimum monthly fee shall be paid, which fee shall entitle the user to one and only one pickup per week, which shall not exceed the size and weight limits herein prescribed.

             (b)   Commercial Collections – Minimum Charge:  For all collections from commercial premises, a minimum monthly fee shall be paid, which fee shall entitle the user to one can or container per EU, or fraction thereof, to be picked up once a week.  Such can or container shall not exceed the size and weight limits herein prescribed in Section 9, as amended in City of Riggins Ordinance No. 150.  Any additional refuse collection required by the commercial user shall be handled as job work, as described in Section 13 (c). 

             (c)    Job Work:  The collector herein referred to shall be allowed to enter into separate contract with patrons, outside the scope of this ordinance, under which hauling, pickups and similar work would be governed, but the charges imposed for the same by the Collector are a matter of contract between the patron and Collector, and the City assumes no responsibility for collection of funds under such arrangements.

             (d)   Construction Debris – Required Special Service:  Debris from construction and/or renovation from all construction sites, including initial construction, remodel, demolition and/or commercial cleanup within the city limits is not acceptable for city collection or disposal in garbage containers provided by the City of Riggins or Idaho County.  Building contractors shall be required to contract directly with the Garbage Collector for special service and disposal using on-site containers for all construction debris.  This special service shall be considered Job Work, as described in paragraph 13(c) above, and the fees imposed for the same by the Collector are a matter of contract between the construction patron and Collector, and the City assumes no responsibility for collection of funds under such arrangements.

 

            Section 2.  EQUIVALENT USE CHARGE:  All commercial rates shall be based on the number of equivalent connections associated with that business.  The rate for a single user having more than one classification of use shall be based on the sum of the fees.  Any sum of use totaling a fraction of an EU will be adjusted up to the next whole EU, and the monthly charge and the number of containers provided will be based on that adjustment.  The minimum monthly charge shall be one equivalent user.  The equivalent use charge system is based on the following:

 

(a)     The equivalent use charge (EU) shall be established by resolution by the City Council. The EU rate, as well as the classification of use, shall be reviewed each July, or other times deemed appropriate, by the City Council.

 

(b)    The monthly user charges are based on the following schedule:

 

 

LIVING UNIT…………………………………………………………. 1.00 EU

            Residence, apartment or House Trailer

 

APARTMENTS

            Per Living Unit ………………………………………………..   1.00 EU

            Per Disposal Site (4 or More Living Units) ……………………  4.00 EU

 

SMALL OFFICE

            Office Only ……………………………………………………..1.00 EU

            Office Attached to Living Unit  ………………………………… .50 EU

            (Real Estate, Rental, Bank, PO, Telephone, etc)

 

CHURCH/LODGE ……………………………………………………..1.00 EU

 

MOTEL

            First Unit (Office) ……………………………………………….1.00 EU

            Each Additional Bedroom Only Unit …………………………… .10 EU

            Each Additional Kitchen/BB Unit ………………………………. .20 EU

 

 

 

 

 

TRAILER COURT/ RV TRAILER SPACES

            First Unit (Office) ……………………………………………….  1.00 EU

            Each Additional Long Term Space ……………………………… 1.00 EU

            Each Additional RV Space ……………………………………….  .10 EU

            Per Disposal Site (4 or more Long Term Spaces) ……………….. 4.00 EU

 

BARS/CAFES     (Minimum 5)

            Per 25 Seating Capacity (Bar or Cafι) ……………………………  2.00 EU

            Per 25 SC, With Drive-In Service ………………………………… 2.50 EU

            Per 25 SC,  Attached Dance Hall ………………………………….   .25 EU

            Per 25 SC, Attached to Another Business…………………………    .25 EU

 

STORES

            Per 1,000 SqFt Without Butcher Shop ……………………………..  1.00 EU

            Per 1,000 SqFt With Butcher Shop …………………………………  2.00 EU

            Per 500 SqFt Convenience Store ……………………………………   .50 EU

            Per 500 SqFt Convenience Store With Deli …………………………  .75 EU

 

OUTFITTERS

            Jet Boat Only/Land…………………………………………………..  1.00 EU

            Float or Float-Jet Boat Combination……………..………………….   2.00 EU

 

MEDICAL –NURSING

            Per Facility, Full Time Operation……………………………………   2.00 EU

            Per Facility, Part Time Operation ……………………………………  1.00 EU

            Per Practioner, Attached to Living Unit ……………………………..     .50 EU

            ShelterCare, Attached to Living Unit

                                  Up to 5 Patient Capacity……………………………….     .50 EU

 

SCHOOLS

            Per 100 Students With Cafeteria ……………………………………..  6.00 EU

            Per 100 students Without Cafeteria ………………………………….   4.00 EU

 

GASOLINE STATION ………………………………………………………   3.00 EU

 

REPAIR SHOP-GARAGE …………………………………………………..   1.00 EU

 

CAR WASH ………………………………………………………………….   1.00 EU

 

RV DUMP ……………………………………………………………………     .25 EU

 

 

LAUNDRY – SELF SERV

            Separate Facility ………………………………………………………   1.00 EU

            Incidental to Larger Commercial Operation (Motel, RV Park, etc.) ….     .10 EU

 

BARBER – BEAUTY SHOP………………………………………………….    1.00 EU

 

 

            Section 3.  All ordinances or parts thereof in conflict herewith are hereby repealed and that the remainder of said ordinances shall remain in full force and effect and is hereby ratified in all respects.

 

            Section 4.  This ordinance shall take effect upon its passage, approval and publication in the Idaho County Free Press.

 

            PASSED AND APPROVED by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Riggins this 11th day of September, 2006.

 

 

                                                                                    S/ Robert Crump

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                                                                                          Robert Crump, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

S/ June Whitten

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June Whitten, City Clerk-Treasurer