Waterworks Amendment Ordinance No. 012-646CITY OF FARMINGTON
CITY OF FARMINGTON
SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 012-646
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 8-3-3, 8-3-11, 8-3-12 AND 8-3-20 OF THE CITY CODE AS THEY RELATE TO WATER DEPARTMENT SUPERVISOR, FAULT METER, LEAK IN SERVICE LINE AND USE OF FIRE HYDRANTS, RESPECTIVELY
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, on June 18, 2012, Ordinance No. 012-646 was adopted by the City Council of the City of Farmington, Minnesota.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that because of the lengthy nature of Ordinance No. 012-646, the following summary of the ordinance has been prepared for publication.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the amendment identifies the City Engineer or Municipal Services Director as the Water Department Supervisor. The amendment adds verbiage that states if the property owner fails to allow the City or a licensed plumber to access a faulty meter and make repairs within 30 days of notification the Water Board may impose a monthly surcharge against the property until access to the meter is granted or the meter is certified as repaired. The amendment also adds verbiage that states the Water Department Supervisor shall have the authority to discontinue service if a leak in a service line has not been repaired within 7 days of notification and water service shall be discontinued immediately if the waste of water is great or when damage is likely to result from the leak. Lastly, the amendment adds verbiage that allows contractors on large projects to obtain water directly from fire hydrants at the discretion of the Water Department Supervisor.
A printed copy of the whole ordinance is available for inspection by any person during the City’s regular office hours.
APPROVED for publication by the City Council of the City of Farmington this 18th day of June, 2012.
CITY OF FARMINGTON
/S/: Todd Larson, Mayor
/S/: David McKnight, City Administrator
Approved as to form this 25th day of June, 2012.
/S/: Joel Jamnik, City Attorney