Provides for a discount in water rates for community gardens, and includes a definition of community gardens.
This policy may correspond to diet-related strategies identified by the County Health Rankings’ What Works for Health tool, including:
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We understand that this information is not comprehensive. It also does not include other important forms of evidence such as community members’ lived experiences and practice-based evidence.
Standards are set forth for Water Department to determine eligible gardening groups and for reviewing applications for reduced storm water rates. § 19-1603(2).
When any minimum water or sewer rent bill remains unpaid for 30 days after the bill is rendered, there shall be charged as a penalty a sum equal to 1% of the bill for each month during the calendar year in which the bill remains unpaid, and after the expiration of the calendar year in which the bill is rendered it shall bear interest at the rate of 1/2 of 1% per month until paid. § 19-1606.
Title 19 (Finance, Taxes, and Collections), Chapter 19-1600 (Water and Sewer Rents); 19-1603 (Community gardens). History: 1916 Ordinances, p. 499; amended, 1972 Ordinances, p. 462; deleted, Bill No. 110446 (approved July 5, 2011); added, Bill No. 160523 (approved June 28, 2016), effective January 1, 2017.