Take notice that the Board of Supervisors of Chesterfield County, Virginia, at an adjourned meeting on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 6 p.m. in the County Public Meeting Room at 10001 Iron Bridge Road, will hold a public hearing to consider:
An ordinance to amend the Code of the County of Chesterfield, 1997, as amended, by amending and re-enacting Section 18-27 relating to utilities user charges and Section 18-114 relating to cost recovery for treatment of significant industrial waste.
This ordinance is being proposed pursuant to authority granted to the County by Va. Code §§ 15.2-2109, 15.2-2118, 15.2-2119, 15.2-2122, and 15.2-2143. The full text of the ordinance is reproduced below. A copy of the ordinance is also on file in the County Administrator’s office, Room 504, 9901 Lori Road, Chesterfield County, Virginia and may be examined by all interested persons between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The hearing will be open to the public and will be accessible to persons with disabilities. The Board of Supervisors will allow the public an opportunity to speak. To sign up to speak, or request special accommodations, call the Clerk to the Board of Supervisors at 804-748-1200. Speakers may also sign up in person at 5:45 p.m. before the public hearing. Persons needing interpreter services must notify the Clerk to the Board no later than Friday, March 22, 2019.
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF THE COUNTY
OF CHESTERFIELD, 1997, AS AMENDED, BY AMENDING
AND RE-ENACTING SECTION 18-27 RELATING TO UTILITIES
USER CHARGES AND SECTION 18-114 RELATING TO
Cost recovery for treatment of significant industrial wastes
BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Supervisors of Chesterfield County:
(1) That Sections 18-27 and 18-114 of the Code of the County of Chesterfield, 1997, as amended, are amended and re-enacted to read as follows:
Sec. 18-27. - Utility charges.
Effective with bills issued on and after July 1, 20182019, the consumer shall pay charges for utility service in accordance with the following schedules:
(a) Monthly service charges. The monthly service charge shall be:
(1) Customer cost charge. A customer cost charge of $2.54 for each service account. However, customers who have only a water account or a wastewater account shall pay a customer cost charge of $5.08.
(2) Commodity cost charge.
(i) Water: $2.07 2.15 per 100 cubic feet (Ccf).
(ii) Wastewater: $2.24 2.25 per 100 cubic feet (Ccf).
(3) Capacity cost charge.
Number ofERUs perUnit
Monthly Capacity Charge
Dwelling, single-family, including townhouses and manufactured homes that are not located in a manufactured home park
Dwelling, two-family (per unit)
Manufactured homes that are located in a manufactured home park and multiple-family dwellings other than multiple-family dwellings used exclusively as housing for colleges or universities (per unit)
All other customer classes
5/8 and ¾
The capacity cost charge for a dwelling that is served by a meter that is larger than five-eighths inch shall be the capacity cost charge in subsection (a)(3)(iv).
(b) Ancillary charges.
Strong waste surcharge
BOD Surcharge Rate (RBOD) = $0.23 0.24 per poundTSS Surcharge Rate (RTSS) = $0.21 0.23 per poundTN Surcharge Rate (RTN) = $1.56 1.49 per poundTP Surcharge Rate (RTP) = $4.82 4.59 per pound
(c) The water volume for residential consumers who are connected to the wastewater system but not to the water system shall be 0.296234 hundred cubic feet per day. Non-residential consumers who are connected to the wastewater system but not to the water system shall install a private meter approved by the director. The volume shall be based on the private meter reading.
(e) Significant iIndustrial users shall pay a surcharge for the cost of treating excessive strength waste or pollutants in accordance with article IV.
Sec. 18-114. - Cost recovery for treatment of significant industrial wastes.
In addition to the charges provided for in article II, a strong waste surcharge for the higher cost of treating strong waste or pollutants shall be paid by significant industrial users in accordance with the following formula:
(b) The strong waste surcharge shall be listed separately on the industrial user's utility bill. The significant industrial user shall pay the surcharge in accordance with the requirements of this chapter for payment of other wastewater charges.
(2) That this ordinance shall become effective on July 1, 2019.