City of Watertown, NY
Jefferson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Watertown 2-25-1985. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Water — See Ch. 301.
Wiring and lighting — See Ch. 306.

§ 29-1 Creation.

A Department of Electric Light and Power is hereby created.

§ 29-2 Head of Department.

The head of such Department, acting under the City Manager, shall be the Superintendent.

§ 29-3 Powers and duties.

The Department, through its officers and employees, shall be responsible for the enforcement of the applicable provisions of the Charter of the City of Watertown pertaining to the Municipal Electric Light and Power Department and shall have jurisdiction and power to take such steps as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of ordinances and resolutions adopted by the City Council, as well as any other orders of the City Council, pertaining to the Municipal Electric Light and Power Department.

§ 29-4 Rates and charges.

[Added 7-16-1990; amended 8-6-1990]
The rate for metered electric service shall be as follows:
A. 
Monthly meter rates, Board of Education:
(1) 
Service Classification No. 2: Usage x rate = bill.
(a) 
Usage = kilowatt hours.
(b) 
Rate = $0.067671.
(2) 
Service Classification No. 3: Energy charge + demand charge = monthly bill.
(a) 
Energy charge = usage x rate.
[1] 
Usage = kilowatt hours.
[2] 
Rate = $0.0385.
(b) 
Demand charge = first 40 kilowatts + (remaining kilowatts x $6.05).
[1] 
First 40 kilowatts = $450.
B. 
Miscellaneous accounts:
(1) 
Service Classification No. 2: Kilowatt hours x $0.067671 = monthly bill.
(2) 
Service Classification No. 3: Energy charge + demand charge = monthly bill.
(a) 
Energy charge = usage x rate.
[1] 
Usage = kilowatt hours.
[2] 
Rate = $0.0385.
(b) 
Demand charge = first 40 kilowatts + (remaining kilowatts x $6.05).
[1] 
First 40 kilowatts = $450.