Ordinance Number 298

An Ordinance amending ordinance Number 291, amending the calculation of usage rates for the Town Wastewater System.

Be it ordained by the Board of Trustees for the Town of Deer Trail, Colorado, that: 

Section 1. Effective upon the effective date of this Ordinance, the following wastewater rates shall be adopted:

  1. Except for those entities described in paragraph B of this Section l below, every residential or commercial user or person or entity that is connected to the Town wastewater system, regardless of occupancy, actual use, or habitability (including vacant lots with meter pits), shall pay a monthly basic wastewater fee of twenty one dollars ($21.00) per month, plus a charge for usage assessed at the rate of $3.75 per One Thousand (1,000) gallons of water used.
  2. The American Legion property, the Deer Trail Fire House, and the Deer Trail Town Hall shall be assessed a monthly wastewater charge as follows:

     Base RateUsage
    American Legion$21.00$22.00
    Deer Trail Fire House$21.00$22.00
    Deer Trail Town Hall$21.00$22.00
  3. In addition, there is hereby imposed a Ten Dollar ($10.00) late fee for any payment made more than ten (10) days after the date payment is otherwise due and payable.

Section 2. Repealer.

All acts, orders, resolutions, ordinances, or parts thereof, of the Town that are inconsistent or in conflict with this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent only of such inconsistency or conflict, including without limitation, any maximum specific penalty contained in any acts, orders, resolutions, or ordinances for any violation thereof.

Section 3. Recording and Authentication.

Immediately upon its passage, this Ordinance shall be recorded in the Town of Deer Trail Book of Ordinances kept for that purpose, authenticated by the signatures of the Mayor and Clerk and shall be published as required by law.

Section 4. Effective Date.

This Ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after final publication.     

Adopted and approved this 14th Day of June 2023

Judd Behrens, Mayor
Town of Deer Trail Colorado

Attest: Ali Eldringhoff, Town Clerk