[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Harrisburg by Ord. No. 40-1983. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Director appointment: see § 2-301.5.
Rules and regulations: see Ch. 2-307; Optional Charter Law § 610 (53 P.S. § 41610).
The Director of the Department of Incineration and Steam Generation shall be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Harrisburg steam generation facility. The Director shall be an individual who has experience in the operation, maintenance and management of a steam generation plant.
The City shall employ a consulting engineer. It shall be the duty of the consulting engineer to prepare and file with the Mayor and City Council, on or before December 1, 1983, and before November 15 of each year thereafter, a report setting forth the following:
The engineer's advice and recommendations as to the proper maintenance, repair and operation of the steam generation facility during the next fiscal year, the estimate for said fiscal year of the amount of money that should be expended for current expenses and the estimate of the gross steam revenues for said fiscal year.
A form of budget, prepared on a quarterly basis, for the next fiscal year which shall reflect the recommendations made pursuant to Subsection A(1) above.
The engineer's advice and recommendations as to the capital additions that should be made during the next fiscal year and the estimate of the amount of money necessary for such purposes.
The engineer's recommendations as to any necessary or advisable revision of rates and charges.
The engineer's findings on whether or not the properties of the steam generation facility have been maintained in good repair, working order and sound operating condition and the estimate of the amount, if any, required to place such properties in such condition and the details of such expenditures and the approximate time required therefor.
During the construction of the capital improvements or capital additions as authorized by the 1983 steam revenue bond, the consulting engineer shall provide, on a quarterly basis, a report to the Mayor and City Council as to the progress of the improvements and additions.
All operating and nonoperating revenues of the Department of Incineration and Steam Generation shall be deposited in a restricted receipt revenue fund in accordance with the requirements of the steam revenue bond of 1983.
After the steam revenue bond of 1983 has been paid off, the restricted receipt fund shall continue.
No funds may be transferred from this account without specific appropriation by City Council.
Personnel not performing services for the steam generation facility shall not be paid from the steam generation facility's restricted receipt revenue fund. Furthermore, the restricted receipt revenue account shall not be charged for expenses unrelated to the operation and maintenance of the steam generation facility. The Controller shall be responsible for the enforcement of this section.
A replacement reserve fund shall be established as a part of the operating budget. Five percent of all operating and nonoperating revenue shall be placed in the fund for the purpose of funding necessary maintenance activities as appropriated in the annual budget of the steam generation facility.
An extraordinary maintenance reserve account shall be established in the amount of $750 in order to provide funds for extraordinary expenditures at the steam generation facility.