An Ordinance Of the Town of Lapel Amending Ordinance No 8. 2011 An Ordinance creating and establishing a department of stormwater management for the Town of Lapel, Madison County, Indiana.

WHEREAS, the Town of Lapel (“Lapel”) passed Ordinance No. 8 in 2011 creating a Department of Storm Water Management and establishing a schedule of rates pursuant to Indiana Code (I.C) 8-1.5-5; and,

WHEREAS, Lapel desires to amend Ordinance No 8, 2011 and the schedule of rates included therein; and,

WHEREAS, the current monthly rate as established by Ordinance No. 8, 2011 is $2.50 for all developed residential and nonresidential properties within Lapel; and,

WHEREAS, due to ongoing costs for the operation and maintenance of the storm water system, it has been proposed to increase the monthly rate to $3.05 for all developed residential and nonresidential properties within Lapel; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance No. 8, 2011 and I.C. 8-1.5-5, Lapel may, from time to time, amend the monthly charge by the adoption of an ordinance following a public hearing; and,

WHEREAS, a public hearing was held on Thursday, October 4, 2018 wherein the public was invited to attend and comment on a proposed increase in the stormwater rates.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Town of Lapel, Madison County, Indiana, that:

  1. The recitals are herein incorporated by reference.
  2. The monthly storm water utility user fee for all developed residential and non-residential properties within Lapel shall be $3.05 and therefore, Ordinance No. 8 2011, Section 9(A) is hereby amended to reflect this new amount.
  3. This new rate represents the minimum amount necessary for the operation and maintenance of the storm water system.
  4. This Ordinance shall become effective on January 1, 2019 following the adoption and signature of the Lapel Town Council and publication as required by law.

Adopted this 18th Day of October 2018.

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5-2018
Date Passed: 10/18/2018