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LANCASTER CITY 2014 RATES, FEES & APPOINTMENTS
Acting Mayor if Mayor absent, John Stenquist
Fire Chief     Terry Kukowski    250.00 yearly
Fire Relief Assoc. Annual Meeting 3rd Wednesday of each March 8:00 PM at the Lancaster Fire Hall
Responsibility areas:  City buildings – Luke Nordin
          City Services, City Employees & Equip –Jim Hilman
          City Infrastructure-John Stenquist
          Liquor Store – Mary Barron    
          Park/Recreation – Michael Olson
Board Appointments: Lancaster EDA-Michael Olson & John Stenquist
          Kittson Co.  Economic Development-      
          Kittson Co. Affordable Housing-Mary Barron
Council PerDiems   (this includes committees and other classes/meetings attended)
    Mayor – $70 per mtg.
    Council – $50 per mtg.
    Mileage – current IRS mileage rate
Official Newspaper: Kittson County Enterprise
Official Depositories: United Valley Bank, Prime Security Bank & American Federal Bank
BUILDING RENTAL RATES:  See rental rates sheet  
Camping fees:    Daily-Non electric        10.00      Electric    15.00    
                           Weekly-Non electric     50.00      Electric    80.00
                           Monthly-Non electric    140.00    Electric    210.00
Permits: Peddlers daily            50.00
              Beer           3.2 daily   50.00
    Restaurant 3.2 Beer & Wine On-Sale Annual    200.00-effective licenses starting 1/1/2014
    Off sale    3.2 Annual                         200.00–effective licenses starting 1/1/2014
    Off Sale Intoxicating Liquor-set by statute    240.00-restricted to 1 licensee in the city limits
    On Sale Intoxicating Liquor                     1760.00-restricted to 1 licensee in the city limits    
Clerk has approval effective each January 1 with the passing of the rates & fees schedule to pay any bills necessary to avoid late payments, receive discounts &  meet payroll and all payroll expenses.
Clean Recycling Bin $40/month & $7.25/hr for downtown garbage can cleaning-increased 7/1/10
Equipment rates: Payloader $150/hr.; John Deere Tractor & Rotary Mower $125/hr & Ford Mower $125/hr.-Min. 1 hr.
Insurance issues: The city does NOT waive the monetary limits on municipal tort liability established by MN Statute 466.04.
Effective 1/1/14 Water Rates: Minimum 6000 gallons and less $46.00/quarter and  $6.10/each 1000 gallons above minimum.
Effective 1/1/14 Sewer Rates: Min 6000 gal. & less $46.00 and $3.80/each 1000 gallon of water used between 7000-50,000 gal.; $3.50/each 1000 gallons of water used between 51,000-100,000 gallons; $3.00/each 1000 gallons of water used starting at 101,000 gallons.
INDUSTRIAL PARK SPECIAL SEWER RATE (if water usage exceeds 30k) sewer rate is $6.10/1000 on all usage above 30k
Bulk Water rates $8.25/1000 Gallon-minimum of 2000 Gal/$16.50  --  Water Hookup/New account fee $35.
Insufficient Funds Check charges are $30.00/check and will be added to the customer’s water/sewer account
Interest rate on overdue accounts 10% per annum.
Special Assessments: eff. 1/1/10: New Water Hookups $4,000.00, 20 yr. assessment with 5% interest per year &
Effective 1/1/10 new Sewer Hookups $4,000.00, 20 yr. assessment with 5% interest per year. All Extensions will be reviewed by the council , and may at the councils discretion be charged higher Water & Sewer hookup fees.
NOTE: North Kittson Rural Water Special Assessments as applied to other city hookups also apply.

(Jan. 22, 2014)


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