02-10-2023 Bridger Valley Pioneer Legals
BVEA Vehicle Auction:
2017 Ford F-350 XLT 4x4, extended cab, 6.2L motor, VIN 1FT8X3B67HEE20015, no truck bed included (just cab and chassis), 105,946 miles, minimum bid is $20,000. Any questions, please call 307-786-2800 and ask for Bob. Please bring a sealed bid to Bridger Valley Electric Association before 3pm on Monday, February 13, 2023. Vehicles and equipment sold “AS IS” and all sales are final.
PUBLISHED: Feb. 10, 17, 2023 23016
The Ready Rocks, Inc. of Mountain View, WY has applied for a small mining permit amendment from the Land Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality for the State of Wyoming. The mining permit amendment area for the mining of sand and gravel will be located in: SW ¼ of Section 7 and the NW ¼ of Section 18, T15N, R114W, Uinta County, Wyoming. The area is approximately 2 miles northeast of Mountain View, Wyoming east of Uinta County Road 241 (Walker Lane). A portion of the permit area has been permitted as a limited mining operation The proposed operation is scheduled to begin September 2022 and is estimated to continue until 2035.
Information regarding this application may be reviewed in the Office of the Land Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality in Cheyenne and Lander or the Uinta County Clerk’s Office, Evanston, Wyoming. Written objections to the proposed mining operation must be received by the Administrator of the Land Quality Division, Department of Environmental Quality, 200 W. 17th Street, Suite 10, Cheyenne, WY 82002 before the close of business September 12th. Objections may also be submitted by the same deadline via the Land Quality Division’s electronic comment portal at http://lq.wyomingdeq.commentinput.com/. The Director shall issue a final written decision on the application within thirty days after the deadline to file objections. The applicant or objector may appeal the Director’s written decision to the Environmental Quality Council (EQC). If a hearing is held, the EQC shall issue findings of fact and a decision within sixty days after the final hearing. The hearing shall be conducted as a contested case in accordance with the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act (W.S. §16-3-101 through §16-3-115), and the right of judicial review shall be afforded as provided in that Act. All parties as given in W.S. §35-11-406(j) will be mailed a copy of this notice. The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will be mailed a copy of the application mine plan map as required in W.S. §35-11-406(j).
PUBLISHED: Feb. 10, 17, 24, March 3, 2023 23019
Notice is hereby given that Bryan Walker has applied for a Land Use District Change (Zone Change) and Subdivision Permit for a parcel located in the NW ¼ NW ¼ Section 35, T16N R115W, 6th P.M., Uinta County Wyoming. The application would allow a change from the Agricultural/ Resource/ Development (ARD) Land Use District to the Residential (R) Land Use District for the development of a one lot Residential subdivision entitled the B & D Subdivision.
A public hearing on this matter will be held before the Uinta County Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday, February 22, at 7:00 p.m. in the Mountain View Town Hall, Mountain View, Wyoming.
PUBLISHED: Feb. 10, 17, 2023 23017
TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW ORDINANCE 2022 - 6
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW, WYOMING AMENDING AND REENACTING SECTIONS OF TITLE 16, CHAPTER 8, UTILITIES, SEWER REGULATIONS, OF THE TOWN CODE OF THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW, WYOMING.
WHEREAS, the governing body of the Town of Mountain View has adopted various ordinances regulating the provision of sewer service within the Town; and
WHEREAS, WHEREAS, several sections of Chapter 16, Utilities require amendments to update the ordinances to reflect changes in state law or regulation and current methods of notification of regulations;
NOW THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Governing Body of the Town of Mountain View, Wyoming, as follows:
SECTION 1: AMENDMENT “16.08.040 SEWER CONNECTIONS” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.08.040 SEWER CONNECTIONS
It shall be unlawful for any person to uncover, connect into, use, alter, disturb or in any manner perform any work upon any of the sewer works system of the Town of Mountain View without first obtaining a permit from the Town Clerk. It shall also be unlawful for any person to extend sewer pipes, lines or mains from one user to another without a special permit granted by the Town Official or DEQ where applicable. (2000-1)
SECTION 2: AMENDMENT “16.08.050 PERMIT-GENERALLY” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
A. All excavations of trenches, plumbing and work connected with the pipes, drains, and attachments thereto on the streets and alleys of the Town shall be under the supervision and control of the Town Official. No connection shall be made with the sewerage system until the Town Official has inspected the plans representing all the connections and the attachments to be made within the premises. The Town Official shall endorse the (his) findings upon an application for a permit which shall accompany such plans, and the same shall be filed in the office of the Town Clerk. When such plans have been approved by the Town Official the Town Clerk shall issue a permit, upon payment of a tapping fee, as set by MVTC 16.08.210, to be paid prior to commencement of the work. Such permit must be exhibited to any officer of the Town upon demand.
B. Permits to connect with the public sewer will be issued only where plumbing in the building to be connected is in accordance with the rules for plumbing prescribed in the International Building Code and the Wyoming Public Work Standards, as adopted by other sections of code of the Town, specifically including an approved two-way cleanout and suggesting a backflow preventor located on the property line. (2000-1)
SECTION 3: AMENDMENT “16.08.060 APPLICATION; FEES” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.08.060 APPLICATION; FEES
Application for a sewer use permit shall be made by the Owner, his agent or the lawful occupant of the premises to be served on a form provided by the Town Clerk, and shall state the location and purpose for which the premises will be used, the name and address of the owner of the premises and any other information as required by the Town Clerk. The owner shall be required to sign the application and by so doing shall agree to be bound by all rules and regulations hereinafter set forth. The application shall be accompanied by a hook-up charge and sewer use fee, in an amount to be determined by the current fee schedule adopted by the Town Council. The Town Clerk shall not issue a sewer use permit until all necessary forms, charges and procedures are completed and paid in full, or acceptable arrangements made therefore. (2000-1)
SECTION 4: AMENDMENT “16.08.070 ONE RESIDENCE PER PERMIT” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.08.070 ONE RESIDENCE PER PERMIT
Only one residence, building, utility service unit or premises shall be covered by a sewer use permit and served by the connection to the Town’s sewer system, as authorized thereby. (2000- 1)
A. New multiple unit dwellings shall have a hook-up for each utility service unit.
B. Existing multiple unit dwellings shall be charged for each utility service unit.
SECTION 5: AMENDMENT “16.08.090 CHANGE IN PREMISES USE” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.08.090 CHANGE IN PREMISES USE
Any holder of an existing sewer use permit, who shall wish to alter the use of the premise as designated upon said permit and which will increase the rate which will be charged for sewer use shall first make application setting forth the altered use requested and the Town Clerk shall issue a new sewer use permit covering such additional use. All application requirements of a new permit must be met. (2000-1)
SECTION 6: AMENDMENT “16.08.100 CHANGE OF OWNER” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.08.100 CHANGE OF OWNER
In the event of a change of ownership or occupancy of any property served by a sewer use permit, necessitating a change of name on the Town records as to the party to be billed and responsible for said service, a request for change of billing shall be submitted in writing to the Town Clerk, and shall require filling out a new customer form. (2000-1)
SECTION 7: AMENDMENT “16.08.110 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.08.110 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
A. The lateral sewer line, which connects the Town sewer main to the premises to be served, shall be installed with 2 way clean out at the property line, approved materials, methods and in a good workmanship like manner. Said installation shall be approved and inspected by an authorized Town official, both before work begins and after installation is complete. No expense associated with installation and connection of a lateral sewer line shall be borne by the Town. The installer and/or the owner of the premises shall warrant all materials and workmanship associated with the installation and connection of a lateral sewer line for a period of one (1) year. At the end of the one (1) year warranty period the Town shall own the lateral up to the property line of the premises served. The owner of the premises shall own the lateral from the property line to the premises. All maintenance and repair of a sewer line lateral, from the premises to the sewer main, shall be the responsibility of the owner, subject to the following procedure. If it is determined during the repair or replacement of a faulty or disabled lateral sewer line that the damage or blockage is a result of some act or omission of the Town, then the Town will bear the costs associated with repair. In all other cases the owner shall be solely responsible for all maintenance and repair of the entire line.
B. In the event that a connection, and lateral line are installed by a builder or developer and are not to be hooked up and used until some later date when the property is sold or developed, then the one (1) year warranty period shall not commence until the sewer service is actually connected and used. (2000-1)
SECTION 8: AMENDMENT “16.08.140 INSPECTION OF SEWER LINE INSTALLATION REQUIRED” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.08.140 INSPECTION OF SEWER LINE INSTALLATION REQUIRED
It shall be the responsibility of the person installing any lateral sewer line, or connection with the Town sewer system, to arrange, at least one working day in advance, to have said installation inspected by a Town Official in accordance with Town standards and codes.
Failure to arrange for and have an inspection of any installation is a violation of this ordinance and may result in having the installation unexcavated at the expense of the installer and inspected, as well as prosecution under the terms hereof. In the event of an unauthorized or uninspected connection, the person so installing, including a hired plumber or contractor, or both, may be prosecuted under this ordinance for a violation hereof.
SECTION 9: AMENDMENT “16.08.230 BILLINGS” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
A. Monthly Billings. The Town Clerk shall issue a monthly billing to each holder of a sewer use permit. Sewer charges shall be included on the water bill and shall be due and payable on or before the 25th day of each month a billing is received.
B. Payments. Payment shall be remitted to the office of the Town Treasurer, where it shall be deposited to the sewer works account.
C. Delinquent Accounts. If the sewer user fails, refuses or neglects to pay the sewer use charges within thirty (30) days of the date they become due and payable, said bill shall be deemed delinquent a late fee will begin to accrue, the water supply to the premise served by the sewer permit may be shut off, after proper notice. and may be collected by civil action and/or fine for violation of this chapter in the Municipal Court Before such water shall be turned on again, all delinquent sewer use fees for the premises must be paid and a fee as set in the Town fee schedule be paid to cover the costs of the reconnect. A reconnect must be done by a Town employee. and a landowner or responsible person must be present at that time The Town may also recover reasonable attorney’s fees incurred in enforcing this chapter either civilly or criminally. (2000-1)
SECTION 10: EFFECTIVE DATE This Ordinance shall become effective on passage on third and final reading.
FIRST READING: December 6, 2022, 2022
PUBLIC HEARING: December 20, 2022
SECOND READING: December 20, 2022
THIRD AND FINAL READING: January 3, 2023
Bryan Ayres, Mayor
Attest: Penny Robbins, Town Clerk
PUBLISHED: Feb. 10, 2023 23021
IN THE DISTRICT COURT FOR THE THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT
WITHIN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF UINTA, STATE OF WYOMING
In the Matter of the Change of Name of ) CIVIL ACTION Case No. 22-300
RYKER SCOTT FERGUSON, Minor Child )
By BECKY JO BRADSHAW )
NOTICE OF PETITION FOR NAME CHANGE OF MINOR CHILD
You are hereby notified that a Petition has been filed on behalf of Becky Jo Bradshaw in Wyoming District Court for the Third Judicial District, whose address is 225 9th St., Evanston, WY 82930, the object and prayer of which is to change the name of the above-named person from Ryker Scott Ferguson to Ryker Scott Taggart. Any objection must be filed with the District Court within 30 days following the last date of publication of this notice, or an Order Granting Name Change may be granted without further notice.
DATED this 10th day of February, 2023.
By Clerk of Court: /s/ Shanda Fife, Deputy
PUBLISHED: Feb. 10, 17, 24, March 3, 2023 23023
Requests for Proposals
The Uinta County Board of Commissioners is requesting rodeo arena panel proposals from firms interested in providing design, engineering, and installation services. Services needed include design, construction plans, engineering stamps, installation and complete construction of revised arena at the Uinta County Fairgrounds, 122 Bear River Drive, Evanston, WY. Arena panels will need to meet all safety protections required by current Wyoming code and PRCA rules. Construction will begin in spring of 2023
RFP Submittal Terms: The Point of Contact (POC) for this solicitation is:
Jeff Breininger, Project Manager
(307) 799-5513 [email protected]
The proposal package is available electronically. All firms interested in submitting a proposal are encouraged to contact the POC for the initial package and for updates and clarifications. Proposals are due at the Uinta County Clerk’s office at 225 9th Street, Evanston WY 82930 by 2:00 pm MST on March 3rd, 2023. Proposals will be opened for review immediately following the due time.
PUBLISHED: Feb. 10, 17, 2023 23022
TOWN OF LYMAN WYOMING
Minutes of the Business Meeting held January 19, 2023
The meeting was called to order by Mayor Hooton, present was Councilmember’s Bronson Berg, Gregg Moretti, Eric Quinney and Jimmy Bramlett
Police Officer Aaron Roberts
Clerk Lisa Bradshaw
Public Works Director Jared Crane
Councilman Berg made a motion to approve the agenda, second by Councilman Moretti, motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Hooton asked the council for a vote on the appointment of Jimmy Bramlett to fill the position of a 2 year term on the Lyman Town Council, vote was unanimous in favor of this appointment.
Councilman Quinney made a motion to approve the January 5, 2023 business meeting and work session minutes, second by Councilman Berg, motion carried unanimously.
Clerk Lisa Bradshaw administered the Oath of Office to Jimmy Bramlett.
Resolution # 2023-05 A RESOLUTION APPROVING A BID FOR THE TOWN OF LYMAN MAIN STREET WATER PROJECT, AND ALLOW CONTRACT TO BE ENTERED AND EXECUTED Councilman Berg made a motion to approve Resolution # 2023-05, second by Councilman Bramlett, motion carried unanimously.
Councilman Quinney made a motion to approve the following bills: Airgas – cylinder rental $64.39, Alsco – janitorial supplies $338.90, Arbor Day Foundation – membership dues $50.00, Benedict Market – monthly charges $100.76, Benedict Ace Hardware – monthly charges $279.84, Beacon – supplies $237.45, Blacks Fork Canal Company – 2023 assessment $437.50, Brennitag Pacific – chemicals $2,022.18, BVEA – utilities $9,552.81, BVJP – water purchased $25,321.16, Bridger Valley Pioneer – advertising $351.64, Business Solution – tax forms $37.00, Caselle – software support/maintenance $804.00, Chemtech-Ford - samples $50.00, Covolo-Auto Farm Services – monthly charges $228.26, Cook Brothers Broadcasting – advertising $186.00, First Bankcard - credit card charges $5,588.43, Forsgren – engineering $12,503.28, Hach Company – meter supplies $2,357.04, Hartford – benefits $277.75, Reladyne West – gas & diesel $4,259.64, Ricoh – copier lease $45.41, Postmaster – 2023 annual box fee $108.00, Real Kleen – janitorial supplies $47.55, Rees Auto – work on dump truck $3,654.94, The Printed Word – supplies $84.00, Town of Mountain View – light for adopt a tree $110.00, Union Telephone – phone service $1,127.99, Valley Supply – cat food $50.48, Wyoming Waste – trash service $296.72, WAM – winter workshop $200.00, Wells Fargo Financial – copier lease $149.00, One-Call of Wyoming – Nov & Dec tickets $41.25, Power Engineering – monthly charges $125.00, Shavonne Bindl – bond refund $250.00, second by Councilman Berg, motion carried unanimously.
Councilman Moretti made a motion to adjourn the business meeting, second by Councilman Bramlett, motion carried unanimously.
Lisa Bradshaw, Clerk
Shane Hooton, Mayor
PUBLISHED: Feb. 10, 2023 23018
TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW ORDINANCE 2022 - 5
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW, WYOMING AMENDING AND REENACTING SECTIONS OF TITLE 16, CHAPTER 4, WATER REGULATIONS, OF THE TOWN CODE OF THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW, WYOMING.
WHEREAS, , the governing body of the Town of Mountain View has adopted various ordinances regulating the provision of water service within the Town; and
WHEREAS, , several sections of Title 8, Chapter 1 require amendments to update the ordinances to reflect changes in state law or regulation and current methods of notification of regulations;
NOW THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Governing Body of the Town of Mountain View, Wyoming, as follows:
SECTION 1: AMENDMENT “16.04.020 APPLICATION; FEES” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.04.020 APPLICATION; FEES
Application for a water use permit shall be made by the Owner, his agent or the lawful occupant of the premises to be served on a form provided by the Town Clerk, and shall state the location and purpose for which the water will be used, the name and address of the owner of the premises and any other information as required by the Town Clerk. The applicant shall be required to sign the application and by so doing shall agree to be bound by all ordinances, rules and regulations of the Town, and certify that, if not the owner of the premises, he or she is authorized to represent and bind the owner as to compliance with the ordinances, rules and regulations, The application shall be accompanied by a water hook-up charge , in an amount to be determined by resolution of the Town Council. The Town Clerk shall not issue a water use permit until all necessary forms, charges and procedures are completed and paid in full or acceptable arrangement made therefore. (2003-6)
SECTION 2: AMENDMENT “16.04.030 ONE RESIDENCE PER PERMIT” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.04.030 ONE RESIDENCE PER PERMIT
Only one residence, building, utility service unit, or premises shall be covered by a water use permit and served by the connection to the Town’s water system, as authorized thereby. (2003- 6)
A. New multiple dwelling units must have a hook-up for each utility service unit.
B. Existing multiple dwelling units shall be charged for each utility service unit.
SECTION 3: AMENDMENT “16.04.060 CHANGE OF OWNER” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.04.060 CHANGE OF OWNER
In the event of a change of ownership or occupancy of any property served by a water use permit, necessitating a change of name of the Town records as to the party to be billed and responsible for said service, a request for change of billing shall be submitted in writing to the Town Clerk, shall require completion of a new customer form and payment of a fee of in the amount adopted by the Town. (2003-6)
SECTION 4: AMENDMENT “16.04.070 ABANDONMENT OR SALE OF WATER USE PERMIT” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.04.070 ABANDONMENT OR RETURN OF WATER USE PERMIT OF WATER USE PERMIT
Water use permits purchased from the Town, may be returned or abandoned pursuant to the following procedures, and once returned or abandoned, all fees, charges and costs to the person returning or abandoning, shall cease.
A. Voluntary Abandonment. An owner of a water use permit may voluntarily abandon said permit, if the permit has not been placed into service (tapped-in) and the permit shall revert to the Town. All fees paid for the purchase or monthly fees paid for the permit will be forfeited and will not be repaid.
B. Operation of Law. At any time that a water hook-up permit owner that has not been placed in service is delinquent on the payment of required fees, in an amount in excess of the current hook-up permit fee, the Town, may presume as a matter of law, that the owner of said permit has abandoned the permit, along with any monies paid for the purchase of the permit or fees paid thereon, and said permit and monies paid shall revert to the Town. The owner shall have the right to retain the permit by paying all fees due thereon.
C. The Town Clerk shall establish and maintain a record of all water user permits sold, the purchaser, premises served, date, amount and any other relevant information, including information concerning abandonment of permits. (2003-6)
SECTION 5: AMENDMENT “16.04.100 WATER METERS” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
In order to account for water usage, the Town is hereby authorized to install water meters upon such premises and at such locations as may, by a Town Official, be deemed advisable. Such meters shall be conveniently located at a point designated and approved by the Town, so as to control the entire supply to the consumer, and to be easily accessible for maintenance, repair, reading and shut off.
A. All water meters shall be supplied and installed by an employee of the Town and shall remain the property of the Town and be accessible to and subject to its control. Provided, however, that it shall be the water users responsibility and expense to pay the Town for the meter and any other equipment, such as back flow prevention devise, thermal meter pits, or other equipment required by the Town. After initial installation, the meter and other required equipment shall be deemed to be attached to the property and a fixture thereof. It is intended that the meter and other required equipment cost be a one-time charge, paid at the time of connection to the Town water system, with the meter remaining in place upon the premises from thereafter. The owner or occupant of the premises does not own the meter and may not remove it upon vacating or sale of the property. Removal of the meter is a violation of this ordinance and punishable hereunder. All costs of repairing or replacing landscaping and commercial meters 2 inches and up shall be at the owner’s sole expense. For future replacement of existing ¾ and 1-inch meters, the Town shall charge a small monthly fee for the replacement.
B. It shall be the duty of the consumer to notify the Town of any injury to or non-working of the meter, as soon as it comes to his/her knowledge. If the non-working residential meter is due to normal wear and tear or defect in the meter’s construction, then it shall be replaced at the expense of the Town. If the meter has been damaged or harmed by the act or omission of the permit holder or premises occupant, then Town employees shall install a new meter and the expense therefore shall be added to the next billing of the permit holder. Knowing failure to inform the Town of the non-working of a meter is unlawful and punishable here under.
C. When water is furnished by meter, the quantity recorded by it shall be conclusive on both the consumer and the Town, except when the meter has been found to be registering inaccurately or has ceased to register. In the latter case the quantity of water used may be determined by the average registration of the meter while it was in working order. Any citizen may request an independent test of the meter on his premises, but unless the meter is found to be inaccurate, said user will be responsible solely for the expense incurred therefore, and will not be entitled to any refund. (2003- 6)
SECTION 6: AMENDMENT “16.04.110 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.04.110 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
A. The lateral water supply line, from the premises to be served to the connection with the Town water system, shall be done with approved materials, in a good and workmanship like manner and shall be inspected and approved by a Town Official authorized to inspect water connections. No expense associated with installing a connection and lateral water line shall be borne by the Town.
B. The installer or owner shall warrant the connection and lateral, up to the curb stop, for a period of one (1) year, after which the connection and lateral, up to and including the curb stop, will become the sole property of the Town.
1. In the event that a connection, lateral and curb stop are installed by a builder or developer and are not to be utilized until some later date when the property is sold or developed, then the one (1) year warranty period shall not commence until water is actually supplied to the premises.
C. Every connection to the Town water system will include a curb stop, at the property line, a meter pit with a back flow at the property line, copper tubing or 200psi CTS poly with inserts from the meter pit to the structure. Each connection shall have its own shut off valve in good working order so water can be shut off to the connection when needed. If the meter is located under an improvement, such as a building, a valve in good working order shall be located in front and behind the meter. The curb stop shall be located on the Town’s property or right of way and will be the property of the Town after the one (1) year warranty period set out above.
D. The purpose of the Town’s curb stop is to shut water off for nonpayment; a leak on the premises side of the valve; when premises are put into non-use; and as a backup shut off valve to the premises. If for any reason that the Town’s curb stop cannot be shut off, it is the responsibility of the owner of the premises to be able to shut off the water supply.
SECTION 7: AMENDMENT “16.04.140 USERS TO MAINTAIN OWN SYSTEM” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.04.140 USERS TO MAINTAIN OWN SYSTEM
A. All water users shall keep their own service pipes, faucets, valves and water using fixtures in good repair at all times and shall protect the same from freezing and frost and all at their own expense, and no claim shall be made against the Town for any damage that might result from the reasonable and necessary actions of Town employees as they fulfill their duties to inspect, read or repair the water supply system.
B. It shall be the responsibility of all property owners to maintain and repair all water service lines and connections running from the Town’s curb stop to the owner’s premises.
1. Any leak or disruption of the water supply discovered by the user upon his/her premises shall be repaired by the user within twenty four (24) hours or as soon as practicable.
2. If the Town employees discover a leak or disruption in the water lines of a water user, they shall immediately notify the user and he/she shall then have twenty four (24) hours to effectuate repair or the Town may make needed repairs and shall include the cost therefore in the next billing to the user. Failure to pay therefore shall be treated as a delinquent charge as in MVTC 16.04.030 and MVTC 16.04.070.
3. Any and all repair work, either within the streets of the Town or on private property, shall be done only after obtaining permission and inspection of the same from the Town. (2003-6)
SECTION 8: AMENDMENT “16.04.150 TOWN EMPLOYEES TO BE PRESENT; WORK TO BE INSPECTED” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.04.150 TOWN EMPLOYEES TO BE PRESENT; WORK TO BE INSPECTED
A. Any and all hook-ups, tap-ins, turn-offs or any other action that deals with the water system of the Town, must be done either by, or in the presence of a Town employee, designated for such work.
B. It shall be unlawful for any person, other than a Town employee, or someone authorized by the Town, to alter, interfere with, molest, vandalize, turn on, turn off or do any other thing to the water distribution system of the Town.
C. All work done to or upon the water supply system of the Town must be inspected as per MVTC 16.04.120.
D. When changing from Town to well water, a complete disconnect, including an air gap, shall be required. An inspection from a Town employee is required when making a disconnect or a re-connect. If on well water, the curb-stop shall be shut off.
SECTION 9: AMENDMENT “16.04.160 EXTENSION OF SERVICE OUTSIDE MUNICIPALITY” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.04.160 EXTENSION OF SERVICE OUTSIDE MUNICIPALITY
The Town Council may, in its sole discretion, enter into agreements with water customers, whose property lies outside the corporate limits of the Town, to allow the extension of the water distribution system for the use of such customers, and to charge and collect water fees and charges as set forth herein.
A. The charge for a new connection or “hook-up” for a customer outside of the Town limits shall be the rate charged for in Town customers.
B. The basic monthly fee , for customers outside the Town limits shall be the basic rate charged for in Town customers.
SECTION 10: AMENDMENT “16.04.190 DEPOSIT REQUIRED” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.04.190 DEPOSIT REQUIRED
In the event that the person receiving the billing for water use on a premises is not the owner thereof, said party may be required to pay to the Town a security deposit in an amount determined by Town Resolution, which deposit shall be refunded at the time water service in that name is terminated, and all fees and charges are paid in full. This Section shall in no way reduce or remove the responsibilities of the property owner as set out in MVTC 16.04.030. (2003-6)
SECTION 11: AMENDMENT “16.04.200 BILLINGS” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
A. Monthly Billings. Water use charges for water supplied shall be due and payable monthly, on or before the 25th day of each month. The Town Clerk shall provide a monthly statement of the water use fee due from each water user. There shall be no discount allowed. (2003-6)
B. Payments. All water use charges and other charges provided for in this code shall be paid to the Town.
C. Delinquent Accounts. If the water user fails, refuses or neglects to pay the water use charges within thirty (30) days of the date they become due and payable, said bill shall be deemed delinquent and a late fee shall begin to accrue. In addition, the water supply may be immediately shut off after proper notice. Any unpaid charges and late fees and may be collected by civil action , and the water supply may be immediately shut off, after proper notice. Before such water service shall be turned on again, all delinquent water use fees, hang tag fees and re-connect fee for the premises must be paid as set in the Town’s fee schedule.
Turning the water supply back on shall be performed only by the Town and the owner of responsible person must be present. (2003-6)
SECTION 12: AMENDMENT “16.04.220 AUTHORITY TO REGULATE OR RESTRICT IRRIGATION” of the Mountain View Municipal Code is hereby amended as follows:
16.04.220 AUTHORITY TO REGULATE OR RESTRICT IRRIGATION
A. Upon a finding of water shortage, due to drought or any other reason, the Town Council, as it deems necessary, may restrict the days and hours during which irrigation will be permitted. The finding of a water shortage and the resulting restrictions shall be made by Resolution of the Town Council.
B. Notice of such restrictions shall be given by circulars, printed notices, publication, radio or any other reasonably available means, including but not limited to social media .
C. This section may be enforced by the Town police or employees. Users in violation hereof will be given notice of the restrictions in force and warned once to desist. Any further violation will be punishable hereunder. (2003-6)
SECTION 13: EFFECTIVE DATE This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after passage on third and final reading.
FIRST READING: December 6, 2022, 2022
PUBLIC HEARING: December 20, 2022
SECOND READING: December 20, 2022
THIRD AND FINAL READING: January 3, 2023
Bryan Ayres, Mayor
Attest: Penny Robbins, Town Clerk
PUBLISHED: Feb. 10, 2023 23020