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Ord 39 Determining the service rate for Natural Gas SalesORDINANCE NO. 39 AN ORDINANCE FIXING AND DETERMINING THE GENERAL SERVICE RATE TO BE CHARGED FOR SALES OF NATURAL GAS TO RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL CONSUMERS WITHIN THE TOWN LIMITS OF WESTLAKE, DENTON AND TARRANT COUNTIES, TEXAS, PROVIDING FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH SUCH RATE MAY BE CHANGED, ADJUSTED AND AMENDED AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS: SECTION 1. Effective with the first gas bills rendered on or after the day of , 19 , the general service ratefor sales of natural gas rendered to residential and com- mercial consumers within the town limits of Westlake by Lone Star Gas Company, a Texas corporation, its successors and assigns, is hereby fixed and determined as follows: First 1 Mcf or Fraction thereof $2.1889 gross; $1.97 net Next 2 Mcf @ 1.3000 gross; 1.17 per Mcf net Next 7 Mcf @ 1.0222 gross; .92 per Mcf net Next 15 Mcf @ .8555 gross; .77 per Mcf net Next 25 Mcf @ .7444 gross; .67 per Mcf net Over 50 Mcf @ .6889 gross; .62 per Mcf net No gas bill will be rendered to any residential or commercial consumer served under the above rate not consuming any gas during any monthly billing period. ADJUSTMENT The amount of each net monthly bill computed at the above stated rates shall be subject to the following adjustment: Plus an amount equivalent to the proportionate part of any new tax, or in- creased tax, or any other governmental imposition, rental, fee or charge (except state, county, city and special district ad valorem taxes and taxes on net income) levied, assessed or imposed subsequent to January 1, 1966, upon or allocable to the Companyts distribution operations, by any new or amended law, ordinance or contract. Each gross monthly bill shall be adjusted proportionately. Company, at its option, may forego the application of this adjustment; however, fail- ure of Company to apply such adjustment shall not constitute a waiver of Company's right from time to time, or at any time, to make such adjustment, in whole or in part, in any subsequent current monthly bill that may be applicable to such bill. Net rate shall apply to all bills paid within ten days from monthly billing date. In addition to the aforesaid rates, Company shall have the right to collect such reasonable charges as are necessary to conduct its business and to carry out its reasonable rules and regulations in effect. The above rate is applicable to each residential and commercial consumer per month or for any part of a month for which gas is used at the same location. SECTION 2. The rate set forth in Section 1 may be changed and amended by either the Town or Company furnishing gas in the manner provided by law. Service hereunder is subject to the orders of regulatory bodies having jurisdiction, and to the Company's Rules and Regulations currently on file in the Company's office. SECTION 3. The fact that there is an imperative public need for an ordinance fixing and determining the rate for gas and gas service furnished to residential and commercial consumers creates an emergency and the reading and passage of this ordinance at three separate meetings is hereby suspended and this ordinance shall take effect and be in full force from and after the date of its passage at a single meeting and the approval thereof by the Mayor. PASSED AND APPROVED on this the day of'`%v . A.D. 1911, . -- ATTEST: + e Mayor Town of Westlake, Texas STATE OF TEXAS § COUNTY OF DENTON § COUNTY OF TARRANT § I,I Secretary of the Town of Westlake, Denton and Tarrant Counties, Texas, hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of an ordinance passed and approved by the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake at a Z-isession held on the day of , 19T',==, as it appears of record in the Minutes of said Board of Aldermen in Book , page =" WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL, OF SAID TOWN, this the ,< ' day of A.D. 1 Secretary, Town of Westlake, Texas -2-