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ORDINANCE 2009-

AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS OF THE CITY, AND SETTING FORTH THE MILLAGE RATES APPROPRIATED TO DEFRAY THE EXPENDITURES; TO ADOPT THE CITY’S BUDGETS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2009-10; TO ADOPT THE FEE SCHEDULE FOR PUBLIC RECORDS AND SERVICES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2009-10; AND TO ADOPT WATER AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL RATES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2009-10.

The City of Hamtramck ordains:

Article I: TITLE

This ordinance shall constitute the annual appropriations ordinance in accordance with Section 13.17 of the city charter, the general appropriations act in accordance with the Michigan Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act, MCL 141.436 and the special appropriations act pursuant to Public Act 493 of 2000.

Article II: BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS

The following is an estimate of revenues, by source, in each fund and an appropriation of monies as authorized by law, as may be needed or deemed necessary to defray all expenses and liabilities of the city as specified for the corporate purposes and objects of the city for the fiscal year July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010. The City Council does hereby adopt, by budgetary center, the following general fund and special revenue funds budgets for 2009-2010.

General Fund

Mayor and City Council…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $ 68,391.89

City Manager…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 210,678.00

Legal………………………………………………………………………………………………750,000.00

City Clerk…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 206,598.21

Elections……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 27,600.00

Community & Economic Development……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 161,128.00

Finance Department…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Income Tax………………………………………………………………………………………313,463.32

Finance……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 278,981.00

Treasurer…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 190,016.00

General Administration…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 2,602,026.75

Assessor…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 115,710.00

Personnel………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 206,019.00

Fire Department………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 4,575,928.30

Police Department…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5,715,866.00

Auto Theft………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 156,633.00

Public Services Department……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 1,605,935.00

Code Enforcement…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 445,530.00

31st District Court……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 567,730.00

Total General Fund……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $18,198,234.47

Water Fund…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $4,187,274.00

Major Street Fund……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 760,000.00

Local Street Fund………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 398,000.00

Downtown Development Authority………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 172,445.73

Library Fund……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 526,629.00

Building Fund……………………………………………………………………………………120,000.00

Community Development Block Grant………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 377,400.00

Miscellaneous Grant Funds………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 50,000.00

Total other funds………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. $6,591,748.73

Total all funds…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. $24,789,983.20

The City Manager is hereby authorized to make transfers within the budgetary centers established in this ordinance, but all transfers between budgetary centers, contingencies, reserves, and fund balances shall be made only by further action of the City Council pursuant to law. The City Manager is hereby authorized to release bidding documents for those capital items and recurring commodities expressly authorized within appropriations in this ordinance for public review by the City Council following receipt of bids.

ARTICLE III: TAX LEVY

Section 1. The City Council does hereby approve 17.0403 mills tax levied for general purposes on the assessed valuation of all real and personal property subject to taxation in the city.

Section 2. The City Council does hereby approve 0.5000 mills tax levied on the assessed valuation of all real and personal property subject to taxation in the city, for the purpose of meeting appropriations for fire and police pension purposes.

Section 3. The City Council does hereby approve 2.5558 mills tax levied on the assessed valuation of all real and personal property subject to taxation in the city, for the purpose of the collection and removal of garbage and trash of the city.

Section 4. The City Council does hereby approve 0.8517 mills tax levied on the assessed valuation of all real and personal property subject to taxation in the city, for the purpose of operating the city library.

Section 5. The City Council does hereby approve 0.9654 mills tax levied on the assessed valuation of all real and personal property subject to taxation in the city, for the purpose of operating the city library.

Section 6. The City Council does hereby approve 2.000 mills tax levied on the assessed valuation of all real and personal property subject to Downtown Development Authority as modified by the Headley Amendment.

Section 7. The City Council and directs the treasurer to add a collection fee of one-half (1%) percent per month to all taxes, charges and assessments paid after August 30, and further, upon all city taxes, charges and assessments returned to the county treasurer upon any delinquent tax roll, a charge of three percent (3%) shall be added and the same shall be collected by the county treasurer in like manner as and together with the taxes, charges and assessments so returned.

ARTICLE IV: WATER AND SEWER OPERATING FUND

The City Council and does hereby designate the rates to be charged for water and sewage disposal services to be as follows for all bills rendered on or after July 1, 2008.

Consumption Charges:

Water charge of $2.70 per 100 cubic feet of consumption with $27.00 quarterly minimum

Wastewater charge of $4.75 per 100 cubic feet of water consumption with $47.50 quarterly minimum

Commercial and industrial wastewater pass-through service charge per month from Detroit Water and Sewerage Department:

5/8″ meter $ 6.69

3/4″ meter $ 10.04

1″ meter $ 16.73

1½ meter $ 36.79

2″ meter $ 53.50

3″ meter $ 96.98

4″ meter $133.75

6″ meter $200.62

8″ meter $334.27

Fire Line Charges Per Month:

Less than 4″ meter $ 22.00

Greater than 4″ meter $ 44.00

Service Charges:

Water service turn on $ 35.00

Set of meter connections up to one inch (1″) $ 20.00

MTU $150.00

Meter base up to 5/8″ & 3/4″ $ 75.00 & $ 85.00

5/8″ meter installation $125.00

3/4″ meter installation $150.00

1″ meter installation $200.00

Over 1″ meter installation Cost + 10%

Water Tap Fees:

Residential water tap $ 500.00

Performance bond $5,000.00

Inspection $ 100.00

Commercial water tap $1,200.00

Performance bond $5,000.00

Inspection $ 250.00

Wastewater/Sewer Tap Fees:

Residential sewer tap $ 500.00

Performance bond $5,000.00

Inspection $ 100.00

Commercial sewer tap $1,200.00

Performance bond $5,000.00

Inspection $ 250.00

Other Charges:

Emergency service call out after hours (4:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.)……………………………………….. $175.00 minimum plus costs

Emergency call out Saturday, Sunday & city holidays………………………………………………….. $250.00 minimum plus costs

Payment after due date (late charge)………………………………………………………………………………………………. 5% of current bill

Not sufficient check charge…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. $25.00

ARTICLE V: FEE SCHEDULE FOR PUBLIC RECORDS AND SERVICES

Fees for public records not set forth in any other resolution or law shall be set by the City Manager in accordance with Act 442 of the Public Acts of 1976, as amended. Fees for public services not specifically set forth in any other resolution, ordinance, or law may be established by the City Manager, who shall promptly notify the City Council in writing of each of them. The City Manager shall establish fees for public services based upon the cost of providing the public service.

ARTICLE VI: FUND TRANSFERS AND AUTHORIZED BIDS

The City Manager is hereby authorized to make transfers within the budgetary centers established in this ordinance, but all transfers between budgetary centers, contingencies, reserves, and fund balances shall be made only by further action of the City Council pursuant to law. The City Manager is hereby authorized to release bidding documents for those capital items and recurring commodities expressly authorized within appropriations in this ordinance for public review by the City Council following receipt of bids.

ARTICLE VII: DEPOSIT OF TAXES INTO CITY FUNDS

Any revenue raised hereunder shall be paid solely into the funds established by and for the City of Hamtramck.

ARTICLE VIII: SEVERABILITY

If any clause, sentence, paragraph, or part of this ordinance, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, shall for any reason be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional or invalid, said judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of this ordinance and the application of such provision to other persons or circumstances, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered and to the person or circumstances involved. It is hereby declared to be the legislative intent of this body that the ordinance would have been adopted had such invalid provision not been included.

ARTICLE IX: EFFECTIVE DATE

This ordinance shall become effective July 1, 2009.

PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HAMTRAMCK, WAYNE COUNTY, MICHIGAN THIS 26TH DAY OF MAY, 2009.

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