Amend Fees & Service Charges (add backflow prevention fees)

BY-LAW Number: 
2017-063
Summary: 

BEING A BY-LAW TO AMEND THE 2017 FEES AND SERVICE CHARGES, ADDING FEES ASSOCIATED WITH BACKFLOW PREVENTION


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WHEREAS Sections 391 of the Municipal Act 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25 as amended, authorizes a municipality to pass by-laws imposing fees or charges on persons,
a)    for services or activities provided or done by or on behalf of it;
b)    for costs payable by it for services or activities provided or done by or on behalf of any other municipality or any local board; and
c)    for the use of its property including property under its control.
 
AND WHEREAS Council deems it expedient to amend the Town of Collingwood’s Fees and Service Charges provided for in By-law No. 2016-092 to apply fees and charges to the new Backflow Prevention and Cross Control Program and cost recovery of fire services through the Fire Marque Program;
 
NOW THEREFORE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF COLLINGWOOD ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:
 
1.    THAT the Water and Wastewater Rates included in By-law No. 2016-092, being the 2017 General Municipal Fees and Service Charges for the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be hereby amended to include the following fees for the purpose of Backflow Prevention and Cross Control Protection:
 
Service/Item
2017 Fee
SECTION I – WATER SERVICES
 
I1 – OPERATIONS
Backflow Prevention & Cross Control Protection
One-time Registration Fee - Contractor
$100.00
Annual Fee - Contractor
$75.00
 
Premise Survey - Owner
$100.00/survey
Premise Device - Owner
$50.00/device
Test Tag - Owner
$5.00/test tag
 
2.    THAT the Emergency Services fees described in Schedule B1 - Fire Department under Section  B - Protective Services of By-law No. 2016-092, being the 2017 General Municipal Fees and Service Charges for the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be hereby deleted and replaced with the following:
 
Service/Item
2017 Fee
SECTION B –  PROTECTIVE SERVICES
 
B1 –Fire Department
Emergency Services
 
Response to emergencies on waterways
$1,200.00/hour
Response to vehicle fires and accidents                                                                                                                                           
MTO Rates plus Staff, minimum 3 hrs.
      * Bill for services provided for emergencies involving
        vehicles/boats on municipal roadways/waterways
 
False Alarms after two alarms caused by a controllable factor within a 12 month period  
$500.00
Elevator Calls after two alarms caused by a controllable factor within a 12 month period
$500.00
Open Air Burning  without permit
$500.00
Apparatus Standby and 4 Fire Fighters
MTO Rates plus Staff, minimum 3 hrs.
Fire Fighter - hourly rate per firefighter
$80.00
Hazardous material calls - minimum 4 Fire Fighters and Apparatus
MTO Rates plus Staff, minimum 3 hrs.
Technical Rescue Services obtained from other Municipalities
Full Cost Recovery
Fire Department Response Fees/Indemnification Technology ®
Current MTO rate per hour per vehicle plus personnel costs plus any additional costs for each and every call.
 
3.            THAT this By-law shall come into full force and effect on the date of final passage hereof at which time all By-laws that are inconsistent with the provisions of this By-law and the same are hereby repealed insofar as it is necessary to give effect to the provisions of this By-law.
 
ENACTED AND PASSED this 21st day of August, 2017.
 
 
___________________________
                                                                                                MAYOR
 
 
                                                                                                ___________________________
                                                                                                CLERK
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