City council approves 2012 budget

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City council approves 2012 budget

Rate increases for water, trash and recreation included
New Cortez water, garbage rates & rec fees

New Cortez Water rates per month are:
Minimum fee (10 cent increase): $1.75 (first 1,000 gallons)
Residential base rate (25 cent increase)
Single family: $13.75
Multi-family/mobile: $13.00
Added usage (10 cent increase): $1.75/1,000 gal
Commercial base rate
3/4 X 5/8 inch meter (25 cent increase): $13.75
1 inch meter ($1 increase) $21
1.5 inch meter ($1.50 increase): $29.25
2 inch meter ($1.95 increase): $40.75
3 inch or more meter ($2.75 increase): 58.25
Added usage (10 cent increase): $1.75/100 gal
Commercial water dock ($2 increase): $4/500 gal
Dangerous animal fee (up from $0): $25
New Cortez Garbage rates per month are:
50 cent increase unless otherwise noted
New monthly rates are:
Residential: $15
Multi family: $15
Small commercial: $15
Commercial dumpster (one pickup/week)
1.5 or 2 cubic yard: $27
3 cubic yard (75 cent increase): $39.25

Cortez Recreation Center fees, current and new
Infant: free
Child 5-12: $2 to $2.50 per day; $30 to $40 for 20-punch card
Youth 13-18: $3 to $3.50; $45 to $55
Adult 19-59: $4 to $4.50; $60 to $70
Senior 60 plus: $3 to $3.50; $45 to $55
For groups of 20 or more
Child 5-12: $1.50 to $2
Youth 13-18: $2.25 to $3
Cortez municipal pool
Adult 18-59 $3.50 to $4
Senior 60 plus: $3 to $3.50

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