Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 3, 1934 · Page 6
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fAGB SIX KOSSUTH COUNTY ADVANCE, ALGONA. IOWA Herej, Complete Text of New City Light and Water Ordinances ORDINANCE SO. 234 the City of Algona, Iowa, as secur-jbox and shut off at the point Indl- vice pipes that may become useless ises, or by freezing, hot water, or owner of the premises served shall water that Is not measured by a ,.__. _ _. •_-• * c K * ...«« _„ tui — *«« *l»/\ vtav- wintAt* fiiT^nioHa/t t\\r *Vi« ttrn4- AU the City of Algona, Iowa, as secur-jbox and shut off at the point indl- An Ordinance Repealing Ordinance jity for payment of all sums due orjcated, they shall be placed Imedi- No. 230 of Hie City of Alfronn,|to become due said City of Algona, lately within the area wall or curb line. All stop boxes must be set on a line drawn at right angles to the main through the service corpora- lown, and Establishing R»tes,ji owa trom sa t<i consumer, said Consumers nnd Others Within j service by the City and the the Incorporate .Limits of the [ Superintendent shall cause City of Algonn, Iowa, and Pro- service to be discontinued City- said I tion or connection in the main. •vidinp; for a Guarantee Fund. Be It Ordained by the City Council of the City of Algona, Iowa: Section One. That Ordinance No. 230 of the City of Alpona, Iowa, be and the same is hereby repealed. Section Two. That all electric until said sum demanded by the City Clerk is paid. Section Four. That when a resi- Every service pipe must also have a stop and waste placed in the building within nine inches of the point where the pipe enters the dence or place of business has been building. Said stop must have a disconnected, a charge of ?3.00 will handle or wrench attached to turn be made by the City for reconnecting said residence or place of busl- the same, and be kept in working order at all times so that the water may be shut off by the occupant current furnished by the City of j ness. Algona, Iowa, to consumers shall! Section Five. Consumers of elec- of the premises. There shall also be supplied through meters and the {trie current for power must sign! be a gate valve placed on the out- rate to each consumer (said rate j an agreement to use electric cur- j let side of the water meter not Includes State tax and U. S. gov-; rent for power for one year at j more than three feet from the me- ernment tax except as to current!least, and the parties so failing tojter, so that the meter can be taken furnished farm lines and as other-!use electric current for one year out or replaced without draining Wise provided) shall be as follows: Light Kates. First -10 k. w. lirs. per month per Next 60 k. w. hrs. per month per k. w. hr. GM-c. Next 300 k. w. hrs. per month per k. w. hr. 5M>c. All over -100 k. w, hrs. per month per k. w. hr. <lc. A discount of 25 per cent on the for power shall pay to the City of I the pipe system, in the building. Algoua, Iowa, as liquidated damages in addition to the amount due and payable for electric current used, the minimum rate per month All stop cocks on the line of service must have round ways of the same diameter as the pipe with which they are placed, and with for the months they failed to use!P r °Per handles for turning on electric current for power during said year. Consumers of current for power changing locations shall pay to the City of Algona, Iowa, the cost to above rates will be allowed if paid I the City of making said changes, on or before the 20th of the month Section Six. This Ordinance in in which the account became due. accordance with law, shall take Minimum charge of 75c per effect and be in full force from and „„.!, „„ ,..^ : ^ .v-_. .... __ o,_ i after its legal publication. Adopted and passed by the City Council of the City of Algona, Iowa, this 26th day of April, 1934. ADAH CARLSON, City Clerk. Approved by me this 26th day of April, 1934. month, on which there is no discount. Sign Rates—Separate Meter. For each k. w. hr. per month per k. w. hr. 3%c. A discount of 25 per cent on the above rates will be allowed if paid on or before the 20th of the month in which the account became due. Minimum charge of 50c per month, on which there is no discount. Optional Rates—Residences Only. First 50 k. w. hrs per month per k. w. hr. 7c. All over 50 k. w. hrs. per month per k. w. hr. 3c. A discount of 25 per cent on the above rates will be allowed if paid on or before the 20th of the month in which the account became due. The customer must sign a yearly contract to pay a minimum charge of $2.75 per month, on which there is no discount. Optional Rates—Apartment House. First 40 k. w. hrs. per apartment per month per k. w. hr. 7c. All over 40 k. w. hrs. per apartment per month per k. w. hr. 3c. A discount of 25 per cent on the above rates will be allowed if paid on or before the 20th of the month in which the account became due. Minimum charge of $2.00 per apartment per month, with no discount. This rate applies to apartment houses with all apartments pn one meter. Commercial Jleat and Refrigeration Rates. First 100 k. w. hrs. per month per k. w. hr. 5c. All over 100 k. w. hrs. per month per k. w. hr. 3c. A discount of 25 per cent on the above rates will be allowed if paid on or before the 20th of the month in which the account became due. Minimum charge of $2.00 per month, on which there is no discount. Power Rates. First 20 k. w. hrs. per h. p. connected per month per k. w. hr. 5c. Next 40 k. w. hrs. per h. p. connected per month per k. w. hr. 3%c. Next 40 k. w. hrs. per h. p. connected per month per k. w. hr. 3c. All over 100 k. w. hrs. per h. p. •connected per month per k. w. hr. 2%c. A discount of 25 per cent on the above rates will be allowed if paid on or before the 20th of the month W Jfhfcti the account became due. Minimum charges as follows: First 25 h. p. connected, 75c per h. p. per month. Next 25 h. p. connected, 50c per h. p. per month. All over 50 connected h. p. 25c per h. p. per month, with no dis- - count on the minimum charge. Farm Line Rates. First 1000 k. w. hrs. per month per k. w. hr. meterod at city limits 4c. All over 1000 k. w. hrs. per 'month per k. w. hr. metered at city limits 3c. All transformer core loss per month per k. w. hr. 2%c. A discount of 25 per cent on the above rates will be allowed if paid on or before the 20th of the month in which the account became due. Minimum charge per month of $1.75 per customer connected, on which there is no discount. All electricity used shall be measured by meters Installed by the City but purchased by the consumer and shall be maintained at the expense of the customer. All electricity used by farm lines shall be measured by meters installed by the City at the City limits and owned and maintained by the City. All accounts for electricity furnished shall become due and payable on the tenth day of each month, except when demand for payment is made or the party is leaving the City, then in that event, the same shall become due nnd payable on demand, or on the date of any reading. All accounts not paid on or before the 20th of the month in which they become due shall not receive the discount but shall be payable in the gross amount. All accounts paid on or before the 20th of the month in which they become due shall be payable in the net amount fixed by this ordinance. Consumers failing to pay any Etim due the City for electricity furnished may be denied further service by the City and the City Su- perjctendent shall cause said ser- Tic* vj be discontinued until all f^sLt due the City by the customer *'*; i-ervice rendered are paid. Sw-tloa Three. That each con- 2c^*.' 'A electricity shall, upon de- caid, 1^7 vi the City Clerk of the f .^.7 '.'. A;?oLa, Iowa, at least $5.00 L: 'if: '-*'.* zy ihk City at Algona, payment of C. F. SPECHT, Mayor. ORDINANCE NO. 235. An Ordinance Establishing Rules nnd Regulations for Installing 1 "Water Service, Making Connections IVith tVater Mains, and Fixing Rentals and the Collection Thereof, and Providing a Penalty for the Violation Thereof. Be It Ordained by the City Council of the City of Algona, Iowa: Section One. That the following rules and regulations shall be considered a part of the contract with every person who takes water supplied by the City of Algona, Iowa, through the City "Water Works, and every such person who takes water shall be considered as having expressed his agreement to be bound thereby. In this Ordinance the words "Water Works' or "City Water Works" shall mean the City of Algona, Iowa, acting through its qualified officers. Section Two. That applications for water service connections must be made in writing to the Superintendent of Water Works by the owner or agent of the property to be served. Such application shall state the official house number or numbers of the premises to be served, the size of pipe required and the approximate location where such service will enter the premises. Taps or connections to the water mains will then be made by the City Water Works at the following cost, Twenty Dollars ($20.00) for each tap up to one and one-half inch in size, provided, however, that where a service requires more than one tap the cost will be One Dollar ($1.00) for each additional tap, if more than one tap is required by the service. Taps shall be paid for before they will be made. Larger connections will be made at the actual cost of labor and materials, plus 10 per cent overhead expense. No taps or connections to the water mains shal be made by anyone except an authorized employe of the City Water Works. The water tap includes the tapping of the main and extending the service to the established curt line. (The costs of taps are figurec from the center of the street). The City Water Works shall run the complete service from main to meter, and the charge from curb line to the meter will be at actual cosl plus 10% for over-head expense. Section Three. That the laying of all service connections anc pipes, setting of water service fixtures in streets, public grounds and in premises served by City Water, shall be made by employees of the City Water Works, or by duly licensed plumbers. Section Four. That after a service connection has been laid, no plumber or other person shall make any attachment or connection to it to serve other premises BO as to connect the same with the water system, unless he shall procure a written permit from the Superintendent of Water Works specifying the particular additions, repairs, or alterations to be made, and shall perform such work In conformity with such permit and the ordinances of the City and rules and regulations of the City Water Works. Section Five. No consumer shal be permitted to conduct water pipes across lots or buildings to adjoining premises, but all service pipe shall be laid on streets, alleys or public ground to the premises to be served, and enter at the fron or rear of the building nearest the main. Section Sir. That there shall be separate service pipes laid from the main to each building wherever there is a water main laid in fron' or rear of such buildings. Such service pipe shall be laid In a straight line at right angles to the water main, and connection made within two lines drawn parallel to the sides of the building to be served or within three feet thereof Where services are laid to premises where there are no water mains available for direct connections, a small temporary main will be permitted to be laid, as hereinafter provided under "Temporary Mains." In all cases each building served must have aa independent service shut off. Section Seven. That a curb box and shut off for controlling the supply of water to consumers shall be placed on every service. When ±:~3. c .A ',t io tecoiae due said connections are made Iowa, from said -zif:?: •aid zuci Jess any sums in streets or avenues the stop box shall be placed twelve inches outside the T r.t Aigoaa, Iowa, from sidewalk or sidewalk line on the said ece..«;-.-.<*.», atall be refunded street side; and when made in al- ts, '.'ojt ytr.i >ay;:i? same, or his {leys it shall be placed twelve inch- aaaigzu, '.o. i-eciasd wh&n such par- es outside the lot line. The cover of said stop box shall be maintained at the same height as the sidewalk or the surrounding ground. Where area walls or curb lines prevent the location of stop It i <••,<; liiJu-aiKr o! electricity upon a/t f.i.la ir re'tuea to pay the Cterlr <>t the City of AJgona, Iowa, at f-5.')0 ict be held by and off, and of make and pattern approved by the Superintendent of Water Works. The stop box used shall be of a design approved by the Superintendent of Water Works, and must have an unobstructed opening at least one and one-half inches in diameter and fitted with a substantial cover on which shall be marked the word "Water" or the letter "W". The outside shut off and stop box shall be under the sole control of the City Water Works and no one except an employee or person specially authorized by the City Water Works shall open the cover of such box, or turn on or off the water. Provided, however, that licensed plumbers may turn on or off the water for testing plumbing or making repairs, but whenever so used the shut off must be left closed if found closed, and open if found open, by the plumber who uses it. The stop box on every service must be kept flush with the surrounding ground or sidewalk surface, and must be visible from the sidewalk. The stop box and shut off must be kept in good condition and ready for use at all times by the owner. Should the owner neglect to maintain such box and shut off in proper condition to be used, and if stop box is found to be filled up, or the stop box or shut off found to be out of repair at any time, the City Water Works shall have the right to clean or repair the same when needed without giving notice, and charge the cost thereof to the owner, and if payment is refused may turn off the water in the service until the same is paid. Owners of premises having water service which do not have separate curb stop cocks and boxes for each building or which otherwise do not conform to the requirements of this Ordinance at the time of its passage shall be required to put in such curb stop cock or make other changes as are necessary to conform to these requirements when so instructed by the Superintendent of Water Works. Section Eight. That portion of the water service pipe from the water main to the stop box up to one and one-half inches in size inclusive, must be laid of lead pipe, brass, bronze or copper pipe; for two inches or over it must be laid of standard weight Class C cast iron pipe, brass, bronze or copper pipe. Lead pipe used must hare the following minimum weights: % inch, 3% pounds; 1 Inch, 4% pounds; 1% inch, 6% pounds; 1% inch, 9 pounds per foot, and be laid in such manner and of such surplus length as to prevent breakage or rupture by settlement. Brass, bronze and copper pipe and fittings used shall be of such strength and thickness as to safely withstand a pressure of two hundred pounds per square inch. Copper pipe used in service connections shall be cold drawn seamless tubing with a proper bending temper so that a full section shall withstand being bent cold through 180 degrees without cracking on the outside of the bent portion around a pin the diameter of which IB one and one-half times the inside diameter of the copper pipe. The purity of the copper used shall be at least ninety-nine and nine-tenths (99.9) per cent, and shall have a tensile strength of 30,000 pounds per square inch with a minimum elongation one inch in four inches. The minimum weights and thicknesses of copper service pipe per foot length shall be as follows: % inch, weight 0.64 pounds, thickness 0.065 Inches; 1 inch, weight 0.838 pounds, thickness 0.065 inches; weight, 1.036 0.065 inches; inches, pounds, thickness inches, weight, 1.360 pounds, thickness 0.072 inches; 2 inches, weight 2.062 pounds, thickness 0.083 inches; 2% Inches, weight, 2.567 pounds, thickness 0.083 inches. All joints in the lead service pipe to be of the kind termed "Flange Union." No water service pipe or tap for any building shall be less than three-quarters inch in diameter, Section Nine. When there are two or more services on premises the piping from each service must be kept separate, and no connection made from one to the other, Section Ten. That service pipes must be laid at least five and one- half feet below the surface of the ground. When pipes are laid in streets or grounds subject to fixed grades where the surface of the ground is higher than the established grades, they shall be so laid that they will be at least five and one-half feet below the established grade. Section Eleven. All service pipes and fixtures from the street water main to the premises, including the corporation cocks at the mains shall be installed and maintained at the expense of the owners, and any leaks or other defects in the same shall be promptly repaired by the City Water Works Department, and the expense incurred thereby shall be charged against such owner. Section Twelve. The City of Al- ;ona, Iowa, shall not be held responsible by reason of the break- ng of any service pipe or apparatus, water coil, or for failure in he supply of water, Section Thirteen, That' all ser-] vice pipes that may become useless because of laying of larger or other new services, or because water will no longer be used through them, must be permanently closed off at the water main at the expense of the owner of the premises. If a service pipe or connection, which is not being used, is found to be leaking, the City Water Works may without notice, repair or turn off the same, and charge the expense thereof to the owner of the property for which the connection was made. Section Fourteen. That the City 'of Algona, reserves the right at any time, when necessary, without notice, to shut the water off its mains for the purpose of making repairs or extensions or for other j purposes, and no claims shall be 1 made against the City of Algona by 'reason of the breakage of any service, pipe or service cock, or from | any other damage that may result ; from shutting off water for repairing, laying or relaying mains, hy- , drants or other connection. The City Water Works shall give notice !of shutting off water if conditions 'are such that it is possible to do so, When water is shut off for mak- ' ing repairs in premises having ! water heating coils in heaters, consumers should turn off the water at the basement shut off and open a faucet in the hot water pipe and leave it open until water is turned on, in order to protect piping and fixtures from excessive pressures from hot water or steam. Section Fifteen. That pipe laid temporarily in streets where there are no water mains, must be laid in i the line where water mains will be 'laid in the future, and if under Ifour inches in size must be double 'strength galvanized iron pipe. Four inch pipe or larger must be cast iron pipe. Temporary mains shall be laid at the expense of the party to be served through same. Section Sixteen. That application for water must be made by the owner of the premises to be served or by his authorized agent, to the Superintendent of the City Water Works, stating the street and number where such water is desired, and shall be made upon blanks furnished by the City Water Works for this purpose. If the meter is to be installed in a new or remodeled building or structure, the applicant must notify the Superintendent of Water Works, and if all charges'for water previously furnished or to be furnished at such premises by the City Water Works have been paid, and if a suitable place is provided for the meter, then the Superintendent of the Water Works shall cause a meter to be set and the water to be turned on to the stop inside the basement where the owner or occupant may turn on the water into the piping system and fixtures of the premises. Proper record and account of each consumer shall be made in the City Clerk's office. Section Seventeen. That in turning on water the City of Algona or the City Water Works shall not be responsible for any damage that .may occur by reason of improper fixtures, open or improper connections, or for any other cause or causes. Section Eighteen. That owners or consumers desiring to discontinue the use of water shall give notice thereof in writing to the • Superintendent of Water Works at 'the Water Works office who shall then cause the water to be turned off and the meter removed. Water rents or charges for services shall be made until such notice is given. When water service is discontinued jail water rentals for such service shall become due and payable. When water service is again desired after having been discontinued, a charge of one dollar shall be made for turning on water and- renewing service. Section Nineteen. That consumers shall prevent unnecessary waste of water and keep all water outlets closed when not 'in actual use. If unnecessary waste of water takes place the City Water Works reserves the right to cut off the supply. The City Water Works reserves the right to prohibit the use of water for yard sprinklers, elevators and large consumers of water when in ' the judgment of the City it shall be necessary to do so. Section Twenty. That 'all water furnished consumers shall be metered, and all meters shall be furnished and set by the City Water Works, but owners must provide suitable location in piping system for same. Meters shall be placed on service pipe not to exceed two feet from the wall where such pipe enters the premises. There shall be a stop and waste between the meter and the wall, and a suitable place provided for the meter so as to keep it dry and clean, and readily accessible at all times to the met,e,r reader and inspectors of the Water Works . A gate valve shall also be placed on the pipe on the outlet side of each meter not more than three feet from the meter. All valves and fittings necessary to comply with these requirements and to provide connection to meter, except a coupling or flange at each end of mater, shall be provided by the owner of the premises to be served. For services larger than two inches in diameter the City Water Works reserves the right to install two or more meters of smaller size. Where meters are so placed each meter shall have a valve or shut off on both inlet and outlet pipe in addition to the basement shut off. Where the service pipe used is larger than two inches in diameter, the plumber shall call at the Water Works office for instructions regarding the fittings and space to be provided for the water meters. In case that two or more meters are desired for measuring water to different tenants in the same building from one service connection, they shall be so placed that no one of them shall measure water which has passed through another one. Section Twenty-one. That the City of Algona will furnish water meters to the consumer at actual cost plus 10 % and installation charges, In all cases where meters are broken or damaged by negligence of owners or occupants of prem- ises, or by freezing, hot water, or other injuries except the necessary wear and tear, the necessary repairs to the meter shall be made by the City Water Works and the cost of such repairs paid for by such owner or occupant, 'and in case payment thereof is neglected or refused, the water supply shall be turned off nnd shall not be turned on until full payment has been made, together with One Dollar ($1.00) for turning on the water again. Damaged meters may be repaired by the Water Works without first giving notice thereof to the owner of premises served by such meter. Every hot water heater and hot water storage tank must have a check valve on the supply pipe line and a suitable relief valve on the discharge line of such heater or tank. No one shall in any way interfere with the proper registration of a water meter, and no one except an authorized employee of the Water Works shall break a seal of a meter; provided, however, that the Superintendent of Water Works may grant written permits to licensed plumbers in case of emergency to break such seal for draining pipes or stopping water leaks. Wherever a water meter is ' installed on a water service in premises that Is to be remodeled, removed or destroyed, or where the service Is discontinued so that the water meter is no longer needed, the owner of such premises shall give notice 1 in writing to the Superintendent of Water Works to remove such meter, and free access to such meter must be provided at least twenty-four hours after notice is given, so that the meter may be removed. Meters so taken will be held in storage to the credit of the owner. Section Twenty-two. In case there is doubt as to the accuracy of a water meter on the part 1>f the consumer, he may have the meter tested by the City Water Works, at which test he may be present or have a representative present if he so desires, and if the meter Is found to register within 2% of being correct, a charge of fifty cents will be made to pay for a part of the labor for making such tests. If the meter is found to measure more than two per cent incorrectly,' no charge shall be made for making the test. If the meter should be found to over-register more than two per cent there shall be a proportional deduction made from the previous water bill. A water meter shall be considered to register satisfactorily when it registers within two (2%) per cent of accuracy. Section Twenty-three. That all water furnished by the City of Algona, Iowa, to consumers shall be supplied through meters and the monthly rate to each consumer (said rate includes State Tax and U. S. Government Tax) shall be as follows: First 2,000 cubic feet, 30c per 100 cubic feet. Second 2000 cubic feet, 22c per 100 cubic feet. Over 4000 cubic feet, 18c per 100 cubic feet. Provided that the following minimum monthly rates shall apply when the consumption at the above rates does not equal the amounts as follows: Size of Meter Minimum Installed Monthly Rate % inch to % Inch $ .65 % inch to 1 Inch i.oo 1 inch to 1% Inch 1.50 1% inch to 2 Inch 2.00 2 inch to 3 inch 3.00 3 inch to 4 Inch 5.00 Over 4 inch Special In billing water service rentals the above rates shall be applied separately on the consumption of each meter, or on the total of a set of meters It placed on one service pipe in parallel so as to discharge into a common supply pipe. Section Twenty-four. That water service shall be divided into two classes, namely, "Domestic 1 and "Commercial." Services baring one meter of one Inch or smaller in size set in private dwelling shall be considered "Domestic", and all other services shall be designated "Commercial." Meters on "Commercial" service shall be read monthly, and a bill for water used during the previous month, shall become due and payable twenty days after such reading. Meters on "Domestic" service shall be read every two months, and a bill for water used during the previous two months, shall become due and payable twenty days after such reading. If a bill has not been paid within ten days after it becomes due and payable the water may be shut off from the premises and when so shut off from the premises shall not be turned on again until all water rents and all other charges due for services to the consumer together with One Dollar for turning on the water, has been paid Water will be turned on only during regular working hours. All bills for water rents and other services are payable only at the office of the City Clerk, Section Twenty-five. That refunds will be made to consumers who have paid water rents in advance when they give notice in writing at the Water Works office to discontinue service at the premises for which rents have been so paid and water not used to the amount of such payment, and the amount so refunded shall be based on the amount of water used or the unexpired time for which advance payment has been made ttuvance No refunds on water rentals shall be made on account of the premises having been vacant or no water used, unless water has been «* *«» Ci * .^ter Vorks owner of the premises served shall be held responsible for the payment of all water rentals and all other proper charges in connection with water service to his tenants or premises, but such payments will be accepted from tenants if tendered by them, but accepting payments from tenants shall not subsequently relieve the owner from the responsibility of paying other service water that Is not measured by a meter furnished by the Water Works. All swing meters shall be returned to the meter room of the Water Works before November first of each year for reading and test. A penalty of Five Dollars ($6.00) per month shall be charged for swing meters that are not returned as above specified. Section Twenty-nine. That no consumer shall supply water to other persons nor suffer them to water rentals or charges when due. Section Twenty-seven. That service connections which are to be 4 _ 1JClaullo „„. Duilor LUBIU L0 used exclusively or "applying wat- take u e fc b spcc)al permlsslon er to extinguish fire may be grant b Superintendent or his ed upon the following conditions ^ Where fc ission , 1. Application for such connec-i ed the ownep tion shall be made in writing by frQm wh , ch the watef , g takeQ the owner of the Premises to, be, h „ be responslble for paymen t served, or his legal representative Qf the rat(jg on a form furnished by the Water j Th , rt Thafc Qn Department which shall mclude the , geg whoro watcr lg j,^ 1 from provisions of this section. t sources, the city water being 2 The applicant must furnish | one of them the piping system tor with the application a complete and , t *^» . Section Twenty-six. That water service accounts shall be kept in the name of the owner of the prop* «hVx rved> and on 'y su <* owner shall be recognized as the consumer, except where the tenant makes a deposit of an amount of money in the City Clerk's office fT^V 0 the estln *ted water bills for the premises to be served to guarantee payment for water ', n no ca «» 8ha11 thau Three Where no deposits are made the correct drawing or set of drawings, showing the location of the prcm- location of all valves, pipes, hydrants, tanks, sprinkler heads, and other appurtenances on the premises, the plans to remain the property of the City of Algona. The applicant shall also agree to furnish the Water Works with drawings separated from that of the. other source. If other than city water is to be furnished to the premises previously supplied with city water, the owner or his plumber must give notice at the office of the City Water Works, when he will make this change and must also cut off the city water at the corporation , . . . . , _. „_ .cock and disconnect showing revisions to piping and ap- | | purtenances whenever the same are the service made. 3. All fire service connections shall be installed by the Water Works from the street main to a point just inside the wall of the building or to the lot line where buildings are set back from the lot line. The owners shall pay the cost of the labor and materials for such extensions, and ten per cent additional to cover overhead expense. All repairs to the service pipe between street main and the building shall be done by the Water Works at the expense of the owner. The Water Works shall re the right to limit the size of fire protection services where the street mains are of such size as to make it necessary in order to protect the public interest. If more than one service is Installed to the same premises the piping system of one shall not be connected with the other, except by special permission from the City Council upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Water Works. 4. No water shall be drawn from the fire service pipes for any purpose whatever except for the ex- tinguishment of fires, and no connection shall be made between the fire service pipe system and the regular water supply of the premises, and valves on those outlets, drain cocks, etc., placed on the pipe system shall be of a style that can be sealed by the Water Works Superintendent, and when any such valve or cock is opened, the owner or occupant of the premises shall notify the Water Department so that the same can be resealed at once. This paragraph Is not to be construed as prohibiting a reasonable use of water for fire drills, draining of a system to prevent freezing or other reasonable use in connection with proper fire protection. 5. All fire protection systems supplied with water from city services shall be supplied exclusively with such water and no connection shall be allowed with any other system drawing its supply from any other source whereby the City Water Supply may be contaminated by the failure to close valves, or leaking check valves, etc.; and no auxiliary or secondary suction pipe to any fire pump taking water from any contaminated source will permitted. be 6. Any fire protection system using water from any other source than the city service shall be kept entirely separate from any such system supplied from the city service. 7. All fire services shall be subject to Inspection by the Superintendent of the Water Department, who will visit all premises having fire services, from time to time, and the owners or tenants shall give the Superintendent all reasonable facilities for making the inspection, and any information concerning the same that they may require. Care will always be taken that napections will be made with as little inconvenience" to the owners or occupants as possible. 8. In any case when the owner or occupants of any premises are found to be using water from a fire service for other purposes than fire protection, the water shall be shut off from same, until the offenders shall give reasonable assurance, before the City Council, that the offense will not be repeated, and a charge of One Dollar will ™ ^?? ir ?? , for * urnln e the water A second violation of this rule will be considered sufficient cause '»- cutting the service off at the refusing to reconnect - — f--r the cost of Inthe fire service, or any ln( - repairs thereto, within hm"" n?*Z er the re ceipt of the bill will be sufficient cause for turning off the water from the sup- ^«2VSJff^KS B premises supplied to »jn»to th?r ctK sr permtendent of Water "- " H.nnv*rtVAj4 <••*« * . ° 3 '' •—-• ""«»ver, ""« in lieu of a Premises now having direct connection between the city water supply and another supply shall forthwith disconnect the same. Section Thirty-One. That the Superintendent or any other officer or employee of the Water Works shall be permitted at all reasonable hours to enter the premises or buildings of consumers for the purpose of reading meters and to examine the water pipe and fixtures, and the manner in which water is used. The Water Works reserves the right to set or remove a meter, whenever it is deemed advisable to do so. Section Thirty-two. That no person, save and except members of the Fire Department of the City of Algona, Iowa, or employees of the City Water Works of the City of Algona, Iowa, shall open any hydrant belonging to said City Water Works. Section Thirty-three. That any violation of this ordinance shall constitute a misdemeanor and be punishable by a fine not to exceed One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars, or by imprisonment not to exceed thirty days. Section Thirty-four. That all ordinances or parts of ordinances In conflict herewith are hereby repealed. Adopted and passed by the City Council of the City of Algona, Iowa, this 26th day of April, 1934. ADAH CAHLSON, City Clerk. Approved by me this 26th day of April, 1934. C. P. SPECHT, Mayor. 5 and 6 % ON SAVINGS WITH SAFETY ALGONA BUILDING & LOAN ASSOCIATION Inc. 1917 Authorized Capital $1,000,000.00 For 17 years this Association has continued to pay not less than 5% en paid-up shares and 6% on Installment shares. A continuous record since organization of good earnings, all very carefully secured through first mortgage loans on Algona property conservatively appraised and in- Bured. You can invest in a lump sum or start a savings of Jl.00 per month —anytime. Interest paid January 1st and July 1st each year. EXPERIENCE AND CARE IN handling the savings of hundreds of members in this Association together with a continuous record of sound earnings is your proof for the safety of this organization. THE ALGONA BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION Directors and Officers. M i?' ^ Owan President M. G. Norton Vice President n ™ ^,, Barre • • -Sec'y-Treasurer G.W. Stillman Council f'^ ver A - L - Peterson J. McEvoy W . B. Quarton is what a woman asks for when buying salt in Holland. Here in America, 2/3 of all women ask for Morton'a because— WHEN IT RAINS IT POURS VJAHT ADS and » Cars Fi na J If your 1)resent are too high » a nance your c arWf - T Telephone 125 , BUSINESl DIRECTOI KOSSUTH Weekly Newspaper Entered Member 31. 1908. nt the] at Algona Iowa, unde h j of March 2, 1879. . B. Quarton QUAIITOX * Law Offices Phoned office 427, re8Me , Algona, Iowa, • — — J> I* 1IONAB Attornoy-at-Law Office Iowa State Bank phone 4GO-W. SULLIVAN, HcMAHOH , J. W. Sullivan g. E L. B. Llnnan Attorneys-at-Law Phones: Office, 261; j w 8. B. McM., 403. Algo' HARRINGTON B. J. Harrington J, j Attorneys-at-Law Phone 287 R, j,| Office over PostoHIci •"" ' ' • '—'— _ 8. J. VAN NESS, 0. w. j Lawyers Off loo over Iowa State I Phone 213-W. Alg 9. D. Shumway 8HUMWAY ft Attorneys-at-Iavr efflce In Quinby Phone 68 L. A. WINKEL AUtorncr-at'Utr Office In Quinby Bull Phone 180 HlttAH B. WHITE | Attorney.at-Law Office over Iowa State 1 Phone 206. AlgomJ P. A. DANSOJf Attorncy-At-Law Office over Iowa State 1 Phones: Office, 4CO-J.; Reel CAREOL A. WA5DEBI Attorney-nt-Law Office over Posto'Hce, | Phone 65 Alt i. HUTCHISON DONALD C. IIUTCHISOl THEODORE C. HI Attornevs-at.law Quinby Building Phone 251 DOCTORS JOHN If. KENEFICK I Physician and 8argeoi| Office over Rcxall Drug E Office phone 300 Rea. phone 324. C.H. CBETZMEYBEjlLI Surgeon and Phjsioan,| Office John Qalbraitt Blur Phones 444-310. Ugona .—. r^ P. V. JAN8B, H. P. Physician and Surgeon Office on South Dodge Bf Phones: Office, 666; resldem Algona, Iowa WALTEB FKA8EB,M.l Physician and Surgeon i Office In Quinby Bldg., Room! Phone No. U MELVIff G. BOUBNJ Physician and Office in Poatoffloe BWJ Phones: Office, 197; W. B. ANDREWS, B.O-] Oiteopathie Physician and Located In General HosP Phonea: Office 187. He».J DENTISTS DB, H. H. Dentist. . Gas or novocalne u»a t*l traction. , Located over ChrlstensenJ Phonea: Business 166, real™ Algona, Iowa " VETERINARIANS L. W. FOX J, B. WIIfKBl- Veterinarians West State Street, Al«o»J Phones: Office. INSURANCE KOSSUTH COUNTY »^ INSURANCE ASSOCUW Over J16,000,000 werth of " to force. A home compa secure. D. D. P«son. MIMEOGRAPi ADVANCJ

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