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File #: ORD. 2019-068    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 3/6/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/13/2019 Final action: 5/13/2019
Title: To amend and reordain the fees set forth in Appendix A of the City Code for sections 28-191(2) and 28-191(3) (concerning fees for residential gas service), 28-192(2) (concerning fees for residential gas peaking service), 28-193(2) (concerning fees for general gas service), 28-195(f) and 28-196(f) (concerning fees for transportation service), 28-198(2) (concerning fees for municipal gas service), 28-202(c) (concerning fees for large volume gas sales service), 28-203(c) (concerning fees for large volume, high load factor, gas sales service) and 28-204(b) (concerning fees for natural gas vehicle gas service) of the City Code, effective as of the date of rendering bills for Cycle I in July 2019, to establish revised charges for such services.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2019-068
Related files: ORD. 2019-041

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To amend and reordain the fees set forth in Appendix A of the City Code for sections 28-191(2) and 28-191(3) (concerning fees for residential gas service), 28-192(2) (concerning fees for residential gas peaking service), 28-193(2) (concerning fees for general gas service), 28-195(f) and 28-196(f) (concerning fees for transportation service), 28-198(2) (concerning fees for municipal gas service),  28-202(c) (concerning fees for large volume gas sales service), 28-203(c) (concerning fees for large volume, high load factor, gas sales service) and 28-204(b) (concerning fees for natural gas vehicle gas service) of the City Code, effective as of the date of rendering bills for Cycle I in July 2019, to establish revised charges for such services.

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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

                     § 1.                     That the fees set forth in Appendix A of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015) for sections 28-191(2), 28-191(3), 28-192(2), 28-193(2), 28-195(f), 28-196(f), 28-198(2),  28-202(c),  28-203(c), and 28-204(b) of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015) be and are hereby amended and reordained as follows:

Code Section

Description

Fee

 

 

 

28-191(2)

Monthly rates for gas under Schedule RS:

 

 

(1)

Customer charge (readiness to serve), per month

[$13.40] $13.87

 

(2)

Distribution charge:

 

 

 

a.

First 50,000 cubic feet per month per Mcf (1,000 cubic feet)

[$5.69] $5.90

 

 

b.

For all additional cubic feet per month, per Mcf

[$5.69] $5.90

 

 

c.

Purchased gas cost (per 1,000 cubic feet).

As set by director pursuant to  28-191(2)

28-191(3)

Monthly minimum customer charge for gas under Schedule RS

[$13.40] $13.87

28-192(2)

Monthly rates for gas under schedule Residential Gas Peaking Service:

 

 

a.

Customer charge (readiness to serve), per month

[$13.40] $13.87

 

b.

System charge

 

 

 

1.

First 50,000 cubic feet per month, per Mcf

[$5.69] $5.90

 

 

2.

For all additional cubic feet per month, per Mcf

[$5.69] $5.90

 

c.

Gas commodity charge, per 1,000 cubic feet.

As set by director pursuant to 28-192(2)

28-193(2)

Monthly rates for gas under the Schedule for Small Commercial Gas Sales (GASC):

 

 

(1)

Customer charge (readiness to serve), per month

[$15.82] $16.38

 

(2)

Distribution charge:

 

 

 

 a.    First 50,000 cubic feet per month, per Mcf

[$5.15] $5.33

 

 

 b.    For all additional cubic feet per month, per Mcf

[$5.15] $5.33

 

 (3)    Purchased gas cost (per 1,000 cubic feet)

As set by director pursuant to 28-193(2)

28-195(f)

Gas rates and charges each month for transportation service under Schedule TS.  These amounts do not include the cost of gas received at the receipt point for the customer:

 

 

(1)

Customer charge, per month

[$731.95] $757.58

 

(2)

 a.

For the amount taken up to 1,500 Mcf, per Mcf

[$1.84] $1.91

 

 

 b.

For amounts taken from 1,501 Mcf to 11,500 Mcf, per Mcf

[$0.96] $0.99

 

 

 c.

For the amount taken over 11,500 Mcf, per Mcf

[$0.68] $0.70

 

(3)

 Charge for daily imbalance in excess of ten percent,            per Mcf

[$0.56] $0.58

28-196(f)

Gas rates and charges for transportation service under Schedule TS2.  These amounts do not include the cost of gas received at the receipt point for the customer:

 

 

(1)

Customer charge, per month

[$731.95] $757.58

 

(2)

Distribution charge, per Mcf

[$0.65] $0.67

 

(3)

Charge for daily imbalance in excess of ten percent, per Mcf

[$0.56] $0.58

28-198(2)

Monthly distribution charge for gas under schedule MGS, per 1,000 cubic feet (Mcf)

[$4.77] $4.95

28-202(c)

Monthly rates and charges for large volume gas sales service under Schedule LVS:

 

 

(1)

Customer charge, per month

[$665.92] $689.23

 

(2)

Demand charge, per Mcf of billing demand

[$13.56] $14.04

 

(3)

Distribution charge:

 

 

 

a.

For the amount taken up to 1,500 Mcf, per Mcf

[$1.84] $1.91

 

 

b.

For amounts taken from 1,501 Mcf to 11,500 Mcf, per Mcf

[$0.96] $0.99

 

 

c.

For the amount taken over 11,500 Mcf, per Mcf

[$0.68] $0.70

 

(4)

Purchased gas cost, for large volume of gas sales service under Schedule LVS, determined per month. Purchase gas cost charge (weighted average commodity cost of gas (WACCOG)), includes all commodity charges, surcharges, tracking adjustments, and other non-fixed charges of pipelines and gas supplies incurred by the city. The charge also includes gas bought by the city at a fixed cost to serve a customer or group of customers approved by the director. Any agreement to fix such costs shall be specified in the service agreement (addendum).

 

28-203(c)

Monthly rates and charges for large volume, high load factor, gas sales services under Schedule LVS-2:

 

 

(1)

Customer charge, per month

[$665.92] $689.23

 

(2)

Demand charge, if applicable, per Mcf of billing demand

[$13.56] $14.04

 

(3)

Distribution charge, all gas, per Mcf

[$0.65] $0.67

 

(4)

Purchased gas cost, for high load factor gas sales service under Schedule LVS-2, per month. Purchase gas cost charge (weighted average commodity cost of gas (WACCOG)), includes all commodity charges, surcharges, tracking adjustments and other nonfixed charges of pipelines and gas supplies incurred by the city. The charge also includes gas bought by the city at a fixed cost to serve a customer or group of customers approved by the director. Any agreement to fix such costs shall be specified in the service agreement (addendum).

 

28-204(b)

Monthly distribution charge for natural gas vehicle gas service, per 1,000 cubic feet (Mcf)

[$1.81] $1.87

 

                     § 2.                     This ordinance shall be in force and effect for all bills rendered for Cycle I in July, 2019 and any and all bills rendered subsequent thereto.