Ordinance #3620 - Amending #3610 (Percentages on Utility Clerks pay)


 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING salary ordinance No. 3610



      WHEREAS, Salary Ordinance No.  3610, passed by the Common Council of the City of New Castle, established wages to be paid to clerks in the City's Utility Office; and,


      WHEREAS, it has been determined that as said office handles the billings and collections for four different City utilities, the costs for such salaries should be divided between those utilities based upon the amount of work performed by said clerks for each utility. 


      NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COMMON COUNCIL that the salaries for the City Utility Clerks shall be paid by the following utilities in the following percentages:


A.    Water Utility         27%

B.    Sewer Utility         53%

C.    Sanitation Utility    12%

D.    Stormwater Utility    8%


      Nothing herein shall be construed as to alter the wage amounts set forth in Ordinance No. 3610 paid to Utility Clerks or the allowable salary for said position.  This ordinance shall only affect the obligation of each utility for said clerk salary.  All other provisions of Ordinance No. 3610 shall remain unchanged and in full force and affect.


      Retroactivity:  It is further ordained by the Common Council that this amendment shall be retroactive to January 1, 2011.


     REPEALER: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.


      SEVERABILITY: Any provision herein contained which is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unlawful or which by operation shall be inapplicable, shall be deemed omitted but the rest and remainder of this ordinance, to the extent feasible, shall remain in full force and effect.


EFFECTIVE DATE: This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon passage and publication as provided for by law.