By-law No. 2b

Wastewater Treatment By-law Amendment

The Council of the Town of Grand Bay-Westfield under authority vested in it by Section 189 of the Municipalities Act, R.S.N.B. 1973, c.M-22 and amendments thereto, hereby enacts as an amendment to By-law No. 2, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield By-law respecting the Sanitary Wastewater System.
1(1). Subsection 26(1) of By-law No. 2 is hereby amended by deleting the following:

26(1). The cost of financing, operating and maintaining the sewer system shall be raised by a user service charge and the owner of a building receiving sewerage services shall pay a user charge of a uniform rate as set out in a resolution of Council multiplied by the number of user units assessed to the service connection in accordance with Schedule “A”, a schedule of user units adopted by a resolution of Council or as individually set by a resolution of Council.

and replacing as follows:

26(1) The cost of financing, operating and maintaining the sewer system shall be raised by a user service charge and the owner of a building receiving sewerage services shall pay an annual user charge per user unit, established in accordance with subsection 26(1.1) of this By-law, multiplied by the number of user units assessed to the service connection in accordance with Schedule “A”.

1(2). By-law No. 2 is hereby amended by inserting a subsection 26(1.1) following subsection 26(1) as follows:

26(1.1) Subject to subsection 26(1.3) hereof, the annual user charge per user unit referred to in subsection 26(1) of this By-law shall be $245.00.

1(3). By-law No. 2 is hereby amended by inserting a subsection 26(1.2) following subsection 26(1.1) as follows:

 26(1.2) The annual user charge established by subsection 26(1) hereof is due and payable on the day on which the invoice therefor is mailed.

1(4). By-law No. 2 is hereby amended by inserting a subsection 26(1.3) following subsection 26(1.2) as follows:

 26(1.3) Where there are no arrears or penalties payable in respect of the annual user charge established by subsection 26(1) hereof, a discount not exceeding $15.00 per unit, applicable to residential units only, shall be allowed provided that payment of the annual user charge is received by the Municipality no later than 5:00 p.m., April 1, of the year in respect of which the annual user charge is invoiced.

1(5). By-law No. 2 is hereby amended by inserting a subsection 26(1.4) following subsection 26(1.3) as follows:

26(1.4) Schedule “A” referred to in subsection 26(1) hereof shall form part of this By-law.

1(6). By-law No. 2 is hereby amended by inserting a heading entitled “REPEAL” and a section 31 following subsection 30(2) as follows:

REPEAL

31. Town of Grand Bay By-law No. 180 entitled “By-law relating to Sanitary Wastewater System and Village of Westfield By-law No. 70 entitled “By-law relating to Sewerage System “ are hereby repealed.

1(7). Subsections 1(1), 1(2) and 1(4) of this Amendment to By-law No. 2 shall come into force on January 1, 1999.

FIRST READING BY TITLE on this      14th    day of  December, 1998.

SECOND READING BY TITLE on this    14th      day of  December, 1998.
RESOLUTION TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY ON this  14th day of December, 1998
THIRD READING AND ENACTMENT on this  14th day of  December, 1998.
Sandra Gautreau                                                                                                                       Grace Losier
Manager (Clerk)                                                                                                                                 Mayor
Seal


SCHEDULE “A”

SANITARY SEWERAGE USER EQUIVALENT CRITERIA

CATEGORY UNITS CONDITION

………………..Category……………………. ……… ……………….Condition…………………….
1.    Apartments
1
per apartment unit
2.    Arena
1
per 150 seating capacity and
any fraction thereof
3.    Bakery
1
per 15 employees and any 
fraction thereof
4.    Barber Shops and
…….Beauty Parlours
1
per 2 seats and any fraction thereof
5.    Bowling Alley 
      (Restaurant facility
       not included)
1
per four lanes and any fraction thereof
6.    Canteen/Take-Out
1
per 15 employees and 
any fraction thereof
7.    Churches
1
per 200 seating capacity and 
any fraction thereof
8.    Clubs/Taverns/ Cabaret
1
per 20 sq.m. of seating area and
any fraction thereof
9.    Dentist and
       Doctor’s Office
1
per practitioner
10.  Duplex Residence
2
1 per dwelling
11.  Fire Station
1
1 per 15 employees and 
any fraction thereof
12.  Kindergartens &
       Nursery Schools –
       Resident Dwelling
2
1 per dwelling unit plus 1 per 60 pupils and any fraction thereof
13.  Kindergartens &
       Nursery Schools –
       Non Residence
1
per 60 pupils and
any fraction thereof
14.  Laundromat
1
per washing machine
15.  Mobile Homes
1
per unit
16.  Motels, Hotels,
        Cabins
1
per every 4 units
and any fraction thereof
17.  Service Shop
1
per 15 employees and
any fraction thereof
18.  Nursing Home
1
1 per every 3 beds and 
any fraction thereof
19.  Office Buildings,
        Banks, etc.
1
per 15 employees and
any fraction thereof
20.  Restaurants
1
per 15 sq.m. of seating area
and any fraction thereof
21.  Retail Stores,  Supermarkets,
       Department Stores
       (not including  restaurants)
1
per 195 sq.m. of sales area
and any fraction thereof
22.  Schools & Institutions
1
per 15 people and
any fraction thereof
23.  Service Stations
1
per pump
24.  Convenience Store
        with pumps
2
1 for pumps plus 1 per 195 sq. m.
of sales area and 
any fraction thereof
25.  Convenience Store
        without pumps
1
per 195 sq.m. of sales area and any fraction thereof
26.  Single Dwelling unit
1
1 per unit
27.  Warehouse
1
per 15 employees and
 any fraction thereof
28.  Hospital with beds
1
Per 2 beds and 
any fraction thereof
29.  Hospitals or
       Rehabilitation
       Centers withoutbeds
1
Per 4 patients plus
1 per 15 employees and
any fraction thereof
30.  Other Business
        Establishments
1
per 30 seating capacity and
 any fraction thereof
31.  Non-Profit Service
        Organizations
1
per 70 seating capacity and
any fraction thereof
32.  Municipal Facility
1
per employee