Posted: October 23, 2020
Rapid City
Agenda Item Summary

Agenda Item Ref. #: PW102720-14

Agenda Item Title:

Introduction and First Reading of Ordinance No. 6444 An Ordinance to Revise and Clarify Certain Provisions Concerning the Sewer Service System by Amending Chapter 13.16 of the Rapid City Municipal Code

Origination Group:
Public Works Committee
Origination Meeting Date:
10/27/2020
Stage 2 Group Name:
Legal & Finance Committee
Stage 2 Meeting Date:
11/10/2020
City Council First Reading Date:
11/02/2020
City Council Second Reading Date:
11/16/2020
Staff Contact:
Dave Van Cleave, Carla Cushman
Agenda Item Summary:
RCMC Chapter 13.16 regulates the City’s sewer utility and sets forth rules for citizens to connect to and utilize the sewer system. The chapter was last reviewed and amended as a whole in 2012. Ord. 6444 clarifies that violations of the sewer regulations may constitute a nuisance; clarifies provisions concerning permitting procedures; reiterates that property owners are to obtain sewer service, not tenants or occupants; amends the provisions concerning appeals and some enforcement provisions to clarify that they apply to industrial waste users only; updates some provisions concerning liquid waste haulers; and omits certain fees in favor of their incorporation into the City’s fee ordinance.

Funding Source & Fiscal Impact (if applicable):

Funding Cost Center

Recommendations:

Origination Recommendation Action:
Approve

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