City of Cabool, MO
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[R.O. 2011 §715.010; Ord. No. 476 §1, 1-4-1979]
As used in this Chapter, the following terms shall have these prescribed meanings:
CITY
The Municipal electric service of the City of Cabool, Missouri.
CONSUMER
Includes any person, firm, corporation, or establishment connected to or using, or applying to be connected to or using the facilities of the Municipal electric service of the City of Cabool.
[R.O. 2011 §715.020; Ord. No. 476 §2, 1-4-1979]
The City will provide electric service to all consumers presently receiving service from its electric system and in addition will serve all new consumers within the city limits where such service requires the use of streets, avenues, alleys, etc., to construct the distributing lines.
[R.O. 2011 §715.030; Ord. No. 476 §3, 1-4-1979]
The City will require a security deposit at installation of service from all new consumers or those who have been disconnected for violation of any of the provisions of this Chapter or for non-payment of bills, equal to two (2) times the estimated monthly bill, and never less than fifty dollars ($50.00) and shall give a receipt therefor. At the termination of service, the City will refund the deposit upon full payment of all bills for service due to the City and the surrender of the deposit receipt. Any such deposit may be applied by the City to the payment of any or all bills due the City at the time of termination of service to the consumer, either for electric or water service, or may be applied on any outstanding tax or license due to the City, and may be so applied with or without permission or consent of the consumer. Any deposit receipt given by the City for security deposit herein required shall not be transferable or assignable.
[R.O. 2011 §715.040; Ord. No. 476 §4, 1-4-1979]
A. 
The following regulations are hereby adopted and prescribed as standards for the wiring of consumers installations in the City of Cabool:
1. 
All new wiring must be done in accordance with National Electric Codes, and such further specifications as may be set up from time to time by the City.
2. 
The consumer will be required to furnish, install and maintain at all times in good condition all interior wiring, apparatus and equipment, including all fixtures, appliances, and everything pertaining to the use of electric service on their premises. When wiring is to be done before service wires of the City are extended to the consumer's premises, the City shall be notified and it shall specify the point of service for the consumer.
[R.O. 2011 §715.050; Ord. No. 476 §5, 1-4-1979; Ord. No. 766 §1, 9-17-2001]
A. 
Meters will be read and bills mailed to consumers on or before the first (1st) of each month. All bills for service will be due upon presentation of the bill and shall be payable by the tenth (10th) day of the month succeeding that for which service was rendered. In case a meter does not record or is incorrectly recorded or is not read, the bill for that period will be based upon an average of the preceding three (3) months. If the bill for service remains unpaid on the fourteenth (14th) day of the month succeeding that for which service was rendered, the consumer will be notified that service will be discontinued. Service will be discontinued by the sixteenth (16th) day of the month succeeding that for which service was rendered for non-payment and a charge of ten dollars ($10.00) shall be made to cover the cost of disconnecting and reconnecting the service, which sum shall be added to the bill and collected therewith before service is restored. The City reserves the right to collect in addition thereto a security deposit as set out in Section 715.030. Consumers are liable for all current registered on the meter until ten (10) hours after notification has been received at the City's offices of desire to disconnect services.
B. 
The City shall have the right at any time to discontinue service or partial service from its lines for the purpose of making repairs, extensions, replacements or inspections, and for such other reasons as may become necessary. The City, however, will arrange such interruptions so that the smallest possible number of consumers will be affected. The City shall not be liable or responsible for failure to supply electric service or for interruptions of the supply, and the City shall not be responsible or liable for damages resulting to a consumer or to a third (3rd) person, company or corporation from the above causes or from the use of electricity or the presence of the City's equipment or apparatus upon a consumer's premises.
C. 
The City shall have the power to disconnect service and disconnect electric connections upon the user's non-payment of any account for more than fifteen (15) days after its due date, being the first (1st) day of the month.
[R.O. 2011 §715.060; Ord. No. 476 §6, 1-4-1979]
Any service for less than twelve (12) months shall be considered temporary service and the cost of all labor, equipment, and material in installing same shall be borne by the consumer. In addition to the regular security deposit required, a consumer requesting temporary service, shall deposit with the City a sum equal to the estimated cost of installing and connecting such service. After the termination of such temporary service the materials and equipment shall be salvaged and consumer given credit for that portion which is fit for reuse.
[R.O. 2011 §715.070; Ord. No. 476 §7, 1-4-1979]
The City may refuse to connect or supply motors or other apparatus of such type or of such installation as may impose low voltage or an insufficient power factor, or such as may otherwise impair service to other consumers.
[R.O. 2011 §715.080; Ord. No. 476 §8, 1-4-1979]
A. 
The City will supply electricity through meters furnished and owned by it, and delivery of electric current is considered completed at the load terminals of the meters. No City employee shall be permitted to do any work beyond the load terminals of said metering equipment.
B. 
The register of the meter shall be prima facia evidence of the amount of electricity used by the consumer, and he/she shall be held and shall pay for said electricity in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter.
C. 
In case of interference with or unnecessary injury to metering equipment or other property belonging to the City, the City may remove same and refuse further service until such damage is paid.
D. 
If the City finds, at any time, that taps have been made ahead of the metering equipment, it shall estimate as nearly as possible the amount of electric service illegally used, and bill the same to the consumer.
E. 
The City shall, at all times, have the right to inspect, any and all wiring, equipment, installations and appliances upon the premises of a consumer; and should such inspection disclose dangerous or defective conditions of service or conditions likely to interfere with proper service to and use of electric facilities to and by other consumers, the City shall have the right to require correction or removal of such defective wiring, installation, equipment and appliances by the consumer upon reasonable notice; and upon his/her failure or refusal to do so, shall discontinue service to such consumer until such defective condition shall be corrected.
[R.O. 2011 §715.090; Ord. No. 476 §9, 1-4-1979]
A. 
Overhead.
1. 
All electrical services provided by the City shall be on the basis of overhead primary and secondary facilities with secondary service being brought to the customer's meter box. The customer shall obtain the meter base from the City and shall furnish and install all other materials required for the service except for the service wire and meter which will be furnished and installed by the City.
2. 
The maximum length secondary shall be one hundred (100) feet. Secondary lengths greater than one hundred (100) must first be approved by the City and the customer shall pay all costs relating to the additional requirement.
B. 
Underground.
1. 
Underground single phase services to residential customers will be furnished by the City in lieu of overhead services if so requested by the customer. Lengths of underground secondary service shall be limited to one hundred (100) feet and the maximum lot crossing length of primary conductor to a pad mounted transformer shall be limited to a maximum of one hundred fifty (150) feet. The customer shall obtain the meter base from the City and the City shall install the meter base and its conduit. The customer shall furnish and install galvanized steel conduit of code size for the required service conductors from the building to a point three (3) feet below grade and four (4) feet from the foundation wall. The customer will trench and backfill for any underground secondary and/ or service installation.
2. 
The customer shall pay all costs incurred for primary runs in excess of one hundred fifty (150) feet and secondary runs in excess of one hundred (100) feet.
3. 
Three (3) phase pad mounted transformers will be furnished for commercial and industrial customers if three (3) phase underground service can be made available and if the estimated underground costs do not exceed the overhead costs. Three (3) phase service utilizing pad mounted transformers will be furnished for front 208Y/120 volt and 480Y/277 volt services only. Three (3) phase four (4) wire delta secondary services will not be available from pad mounted transformers. The City will furnish three (3) phase, four (4) wire delta secondary service from "Transclosure" type assemblies, however, the customer shall be obligated to pay for the "Transclosure" assembly less the cost of distribution transformers.
[R.O. 2011 §715.100; Ord. No. 476 §10, 1-4-1979]
A. 
The fees for installation of electric meters shall be:
Size
Fee
100 Ampere Overhead
$75.00
100 Ampere Underground
$100.00
200 Ampere & Larger Overhead
$100.00
200 Ampere & Larger Underground
$150.00
B. 
These fees shall be paid by the property owner or person requesting the installation of such meter. These fees include the cost of work and materials furnished in the installation of such meter.
[R.O. 2011 §715.110; Ord. No. 476 §11, 1-4-1979; Ord. No. 824, 6-20-2005]
A. 
The City shall supply electric service to consumers in accordance with the following schedules, except that all schedules shall be subject to upward or downward adjustment due to changes in the wholesale power cost from Sho-Me Power Corporation.
B. 
All demand and energy rates set forth in each rate schedule shall be increased by a factor of 1.2 times the increase or decrease in demand and energy costs made by Sho-Me Power Corporation to the City and as approved by the Missouri Public Service Commission.
[R.O. 2011 §715.120; Ord. No. 550 §2, 11-4-1985; Ord. No. 824, 6-20-2005]
A. 
Availability. These schedules are available for residential service, separately metered, to a one-family dwelling, located within the urban area of the community, or served from a common law tension network serving such area. This schedule is not available for service through a single meter to multiple-family dwellings, rooming houses, etc., nor for service to two (2) or more dwellings.
Rate R1 — Residential Service:
Net Rate
First 50 kwh
$21.00 cts/kwh
Next 150 kwh
$9.15 cts/kwh
Next 1300 kwh
$7.17 cts/kwh
Excess kwh
$5.70 cts/kwh
Net Minimum
$10.50
Rate subject to power cost adjustment
B. 
Payment. The above rate and minimum apply only in case a bill is paid on or before ten (10) days after the date thereof. If not so paid, the gross rate, which is the net rate and minimum, plus ten percent (10%) then applies.
C. 
Conditions Of Service.
1. 
Voltage, phase and frequency of energy supplied under this schedule shall be as specified by the City.
2. 
Service under this schedule shall be furnished for sole use of the customer and shall not be resold or submetered.
D. 
Short-Term Service. A landlord, who owns at least two (2) rental properties and has a regular deposit up for one of these, will be charged the actual electric charge. This minimum monthly charge would be in effect for a period of ten (10) days. If the time were more than ten (10) days, the minimum monthly charge, at the base rate of the first 50 kwh, would be applicable.
[Ord. No. 011-2016 § 5 — 6, 11-21-2016]
[R.O. 2011 §715.130; Ord. No. 646 §3, 5-3-1993]
A rate of four and one-half (0.045) cents per kilowatt shall be charged for all residential service furnished to full time City employees, Mayor, Board of Aldermen, and City Attorney of the City of Cabool, which is separately metered to a one-family dwelling located within the Corporate limits of the City of Cabool. This schedule is not available for service through a single meter to multiple-family dwellings, rooming houses, etc., nor for service to two (2) or more buildings.
[R.O. 2011 §715.140; Ord. No. 598 §1(11B), 1-23-1989; Ord. No. 824, 6-20-2005]
A. 
Availability. These schedules are available for service within the urban area of the community, or from a common low tension network serving such area, to commercial establishments, rooming houses, multiple-family dwellings, or from combined commercial and residential use for family dwellings, or for combined commercial and residential use for usage up to five thousand (5,000) kwh/month or demand of twenty (20) kilowatts.
When the customer's usage exceeds twenty (20) kilowatts or five thousand (5,000) kwh during any one (1) month, the City shall have the right to place the customer on the applicable large power rate.
Rate CL — Small Commercial Service
Net Rate
First 75 kwh
$18.667 cts/kwh
Next 225 kwh
$9.30 cts/kwh
Next 1450 kwh
$7.20 cts/kwh
Next 3250 kwh
$5.80 cts/kwh
Excess
$6.55 cts/kwh
B. 
Net Minimum: $14.00/month.
[R.O. 2011 §715.150; Ord. No. 646 §1 (11C), 5-3-1993; Ord. No. 824, 6-20-2005]
A. 
Availability. This schedule is available for service to any customer on the lines of the City when the customer's estimated demand is 20 kilowatts or greater. This schedule is available for service within the urban area of the community, or from a common low tension network serving such area, to commercial establishments, rooming houses, multiple family dwellings, or for combined commercial and residential use. Now applicable to seasonal service .
Rate LC1 — Large Commercial
Net Rate — LC1
Billing Demand Charge
$6.75 /kw
Energy Charge
First 300 kwh/kw of demand
Excess kwh/kw of demand
$5.25 cts/kwh
$4.50 cts/kwh
Rate subject to power cost adjustment.
B. 
Net Minimum — The Demand Charge. No bill will be rendered for months in which no service is used, but customer is subject to an annual minimum bill of fifty-seven dollars ($57.00) per kw of the highest demand established during the calendar year.
[R.O. 2011 §715.160; Ord. No. 646 §2(11D), 5-3-1993; Ord. No. 824, 6-20-2005]
A. 
This schedule is available for service to any customer located on the lines of the City for lighting or power whose average yearly demand is one hundred (100) kw and above or twenty thousand (20,000) kwh/minimum month. This schedule is available for service in the community, to industrial, or commercial use. Not applicable to seasonal service.
Net Rate LP 1 — Industrial:
Billing Demand:
All kw of Demand
$7.25 /kw
Energy Charge:
First 300 kwh/kw of Demand
Excess kwh/kw
$5.00 cts/kwh
$4.00 cts/kwh
B. 
Net Minimum — The Demand Charge. No bill will be rendered for months in which no service is used, but customer is subject to an annual minimum bill of fifty-seven dollars ($57.00) per kw of the highest demand established during the calendar year.
[R.O. 2011 §715.165; Ord. No. 685 §§1 — 2, 6-17-1996; Ord. No. 824, 6-20-2005]
A. 
This schedule is available for service to any customer located on the lines of the City or lighting or power whose average yearly demand is five hundred (500) kw and above or one hundred thousand (100,000) kwh per month. This schedule is available for service in the community, to industrial, or commercial use. This rate is not applicable to any seasonal service.
Net Rate — Large Industrial:
Demand Charge:
All kw of Demand
$7.50 per kw
Energy Charge:
First 300 kwh/kw of Demand
Excess kwh
$.044/kwh
$.032/kwh
Minimum bill is the Demand Charge
B. 
This Section shall be in full force and effect beginning with the January 1, 2006, billing.
[R.O. 2011 §715.170; Ord. No. 476 §11E, 1-4-1979]
A. 
Availability. This schedule is available for overhead outdoor lighting service to any customer located on the lines of the City.
Rate PL — Private Outdoor Lighting Services:
Charge for installation of standard construction (as set forth hereinafter under Conditions of Service, No. 1):
Mercury-vapor lamp sizes Per lamp, Per month
6,800 Lumen
$5.00
20,000 Lumen
$8.50
Additional charge for installation requiring additions to, or rearrangement of, existing facilities shall be at actual cost. This cost to be paid prior to commencement of service.
B. 
Conditions Of Service.
1. 
Standard construction shall consist of a Mercury-vapor lamp unit with refractor, bracket, control device, wire and hardware mounted on existing poles and on existing secondary circuits.
2. 
All lamps shall burn every night from dusk to dawn, subject to a time allowance of three (3) work days after notice is given by customer to the City for maintenance and lamp renewals.
3. 
The facilities installed by the City under this schedule shall remain the property of the City.
4. 
The above net rate applies only in case a bill is paid on or before ten (10) days after the date thereof. If not so paid, the gross rate, which is the net rate, plus ten percent (10%), then applies.
5. 
The term of service under this schedule shall be not less than one (1) year.
[R.O. 2011 §715.180; Ord. No. 476 §11F, 1-4-1979]
A. 
Availability. This schedule is available for electrical service to any customer located on the lines of the City. This schedule provides service for special applications such as fire pumps or other installations which require intermittent operation.
Rate SS — Special Services
Billing Demand
First 100 kw of Demand
$4.70 /kw
Next 300 kw of Demand
$4.00 /kw
Excess kw of Demand
$3.40 /kw
Energy Charge
All kwh/kw
2.6cts /kwh
Rate subject to power cost adjustment.
B. 
Net Minimum. The demand charge or one and one-fourth percent (l¼%) of the investment charge, whichever is greater.
C. 
Payment. The net rate applies only in case a bill is paid on or before ten (10) days after the date thereof. If not so paid, the gross rate, which is the above rate, plus ten percent (10%) then applies.
D. 
Transformer Ownership. Where the customer supplies all facilities (other than metering equipment) for utilization of service at the voltage of the City's primary line feeding to such location, a discount of 5% of the demand shall apply.
E. 
Determination Of Billing Demand. The maximum measured fifteen (15) minute demand in the month, as measured by a suitable meter.
F. 
Primary Metering Discount. The above rates apply for service metered at secondary voltage. Where service is metered at the primary line feeding to such locations, adjustment for billing shall be made by decreasing the metered kwh by three percent (3%) if only one transformer bank is installed,
G. 
Deposit. A deposit equal to two and one-half percent (2½%) of the investment shall be made prior to commencement of service.
H. 
Determination Of Investment Charge. The investment charge shall be calculated on the total labor overhead and material cost of the installation, including all additional lines, transformers and miscellaneous equipment required.
I. 
Conditions Of Service.
1. 
The voltage, phase and frequency of service hereunder shall be approved by the City.
2. 
This service shall be considered as a separate service not to be combined with any other meter reading.
3. 
Service shall be of the overhead type. In event the customer desires an underground type of service, the City will furnish and install such service and the customer shall pay the City for all expenses incurred over and above the normal overhead type service.
4. 
Service to each separate location or point of delivery hereunder shall be billed separately.
5. 
Service under this schedule is for the sole use of the customer, and shall not be resold or sub-metered.
[R.O. 2011 §715.190; Ord. No. 513, 3-16-1981]
A. 
Availability. Electric service, under this schedule, is available to points on the City's existing distribution facilities within the existing service area, to customers whose total parallel generation facility does not exceed 100 kw.
B. 
Applicability. Applicable to residential, small commercial, or large commercial customers who contract for the purchase of capacity and/or energy from the City at one delivery point and who desire to generate at least a portion of their energy requirements by operating in parallel with City's system. Customers source of parallel generation may include windmills, water wheels, solar generators, geothermal devices, or other renewable resources.
This schedule is not applicable to maintenance, backup, interruptible, supplementary, or resale electric service.
C. 
Character Of Service. Alternating current, 60 hertz, at the voltage and phase of the City's established secondary distribution system at the location of the customer. City shall not be required-to furnish three phase service for generators less than 10 KVA in size nor to furnish single phase service to generators more than 50 KVA in size.
D. 
Net Monthly Bill. The customer shall pay the City for capacity and energy supplied to the customer at the applicable rate for the customer class.
The City shall pay the customer for energy supplied the City at the cost of purchased energy per kilowatt hour during the previous month including fuel cost adjustment.
The monthly minimum charge shall be calculated as provided in the tariff applicable to such class of customers except that if a special transformer installation is necessary for the benefit of the customer or to protect the quality of service to other customers, such minimum shall not be less than one dollar ($1.00) per KVA of the required transformer capacity.
The City will credit the customer's account monthly for energy received from customer.
E. 
Payment. Monthly bills will be rendered net after deduction for energy received, payable within ten (10) days of the date of the bill, and will become delinquent thereafter. Ten percent (10%) shall be added to the net amount on the date the bill becomes delinquent.
F. 
Additional Terms And Conditions Of Service.
1. 
Metering. The City will supply, own, and maintain all necessary meters and associated equipment utilized for measuring capacity and energy delivered to customer and energy delivered to City. In addition, for purposes of monitoring customer generation and load, the City may install at its expense, load research metering. The customer shall supply, at no expense to the City, a suitable location for meters and associated equipment used for billing and for load research.
2. 
Interconnection facilities. The customer shall furnish, install, operate, and maintain in good working order all facilities beyond City's metering facilities including such automatic synchronism, control and protective devices, breakers, relays, locks and seals, as shall be designated by City as being required for operation of the generator in parallel with City's system. Interconnection facilities shall be accessible to City personnel at all times.
The customer may be required to reimburse the City for any equipment or facilities required as a result of the installation by the customer of parallel generation equipment.
The customer shall furnish plans and drawings of the generation and interconnecting facilities to the City for City's approval or disapproval prior to construction of these facilities. The customer shall notify the City prior to the initial energization and start-up testing of the customer-owned generator, and the City shall have the right to conduct and/or witness tests.
3. 
The City may require the customer to limit the production of electrical energy from the parallel generator to an amount no greater than the load at the customer's facility of which the generating facility is a part at certain times and as operating conditions may warrant.
4. 
The City may require the customer to furnish information that the customer is a "qualified facility" as defined by Federal Regulations.
5. 
The facilities of the customer shall equal or exceed the requirements of the National Electric Code, The National Electric Safety Code, and any Municipal, County, or State Codes applicable. The City reserves the right to disconnect facilities if safety or operating stability warrants such disconnect.