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Schedule of Fees 2017 - 2018
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AIRPORT

AQUATICS
    AQUATIC CENTER
    PAWNEE PLUNGE WATER PARK

CEMETERY

COLUMBUS AREA TRANSIT

COLUMBUS COMMUNITY CENTER

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
    BUILDING PERMITS
    BUILDING MOVING PERMITS & LICENSES
    ELECTRICAL LICENSES & PERMITS
    PLUMBING LICENSES & PERMITS
    BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, REZONING, SPECIAL USE PERMIT & SUBDIVISION

ENGINEERING

FIRE

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

GOLF COURSE
    QUAIL RUN
    VAN BERG - Golf
    VAN BERG - FootGolf

LIBRARY

PARKS

POLICE
    ANIMAL CONTROL

PUBLIC WORKS
    STREETS
    TRANSFER STATION
    WATER/SEWER UTILITIES


All fees may be modified at the discretion of the City Administrator for purposes of promoting city activities.

All required insurance certificates shall name city as additional insured.

AIRPORT

Airport Fees

Hangar 1412N $110
Hangar 1412S $100
Hangar 1406W $210
Hangar 1406E $210 *
Hangar 1230 $40
Hangar 1240 $80
Hangar 1315 $60
Hangar 1508 $85
Hangar 1508 Storage Units $38
Hangar 1412W $250
Hangar 1412E $250 *
Hangar 1334 $660 *
Hangar 1340 $600 *
Hangar 1307 $170 *
Hangar 1430 $350 *
Hangar 1328 $540 *

Land Lease/Non-Airport Owned Hangars $0.26 per sq. ft. **
Non-Aeronautical Office Space Fair Market Value per sq. ft.
Aeronautical Office Space $0.72 per sq. ft.
Aerial Applicator Agreement $1,500 per year

Flowage $0.07 per gallon *
Fuel Storage $0.10 per gallon *

  * Applicable Upon Lease Renewal
** Except for Current Land Leases

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AQUATICS

AQUATIC CENTER

Daily Admission

Infant (3 and Under) FREE
Individual $3.50

Annual Membership

Infant (3 and Under) FREE
Individual $110.00
Group (Maximum of 6) $210.00

Monthly Pass

Infant (3 and Under) FREE
Individual $25.00

Combo Membership - (Aquatic Center & Pawnee Plunge)

Infant (3 and Under) FREE
Individual $150.00
Group (Maximum of 6) $400.00

Group Swimming Lesson - $60.00

Private Swimming Lesson - $110.00

Youth Swim Team

Summer Conditioning (Monday-Thursday for 6 weeks) $110.00

Fitness Programs
(Low Intensity, Aerobics, High Intensity Aerobics, Zumba, Aqualaties)
50 Punches $75.00
25 Punches $50.00
10 Punches $25.00
5 Punches $15.00
Day Pass $5.00

Locker Rentals - Annual $50.00

Private Rental - $100.00/hr.

Party Rental
Swimmers will pay daily admission or use membership card.
Party Room $60.00
Toy Rentals (Torpedoes & Goggles require deposit) FREE

Concessionaire/Vending

Daily Fee $11.50

Water Park Lifeguard Class

Full Class (5 student minimum) $160.00
Review Class - incl. CPR review (5 student minimum) $110.00

CPR for Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider

Full Class (5 student minimum) $90.00
Review Class (5 student minimum) $50.00

Class Materials

Manual $35.00
Mask (first mask is included in the full Water Park class) $15.00
Certification Card $3.00

Staff Uniforms

Tankini $25.00
Female Guard Suit $20.00
Female Non-Guard Suit $20.00
Male Swim Trunks $20.00
Aquatic Center T-Shirt $5.00
Lanyard $1.00
Whistle $1.00

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PAWNEE PLUNGE WATER PARK

Daily Admission

Infant (3 and Under) FREE
Individual $7.00
Group (Maximum of 6) $28.00

Season Pass

Infant (3 and Under) FREE
Individual $100.00
Group (Maximum of 6) $300.00

Flow Rider Bracelet

Bracelet $3.00
(In addition to daily/season/combo pass)

Combo Membership - (Aquatic Center & Pawnee Plunge)

Infant (3 and Under) FREE
Individual $150.00
Group (Maximum of 6) $400.00

Specials

Weekly - After 6 p.m.
    Mondays - Three Buck Night $3.00
    Tuesdays & Thursdays - 2-fer Night $7.00 for Two
    Wednesdays - Family and Friends (Maximum of 6) $15.00

Bundle Packages

25 Tickets $143.75 ($5.75 ea.)
50 Tickets $275.00 ($5.50 ea.)
100 Tickets $500.00 ($5.00 ea.)

Private Rental

Exclusive Use - Before or After Public Hours $500.00/hr
(Public Hours are 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)

Reservations will be required with deposit of $500. Deposit will be applied toward total rate. Cancellations must be received twenty four hours in advance or deposit will not be refunded.

Party/Meeting Room

4 hour rental/12 p.m. - 4 p.m. or 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. $50.00

Staff Uniforms

Tankini $25.00
Female Guard Suit $20.00
Female Non-Guard Suit $20.00
Male Swim Trunks $20.00
Pawnee Plunge T-Shirt $5.00
Lanyard $1.00
Whistle $1.00

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CEMETERY

Cemetery Fees

Cost of Space $600
Grave Opening $400
Cost of Space (infant) $130
Grave Opening (infant) $140
Cost of Space (cremation) $350
Grave Opening (cremation) $160
Grave Opening (cremation vault) $210
Cemetery Deed Transfer Fee $25
Stone Setting Fee $25
Saturday Funeral (extra charge) $200
Winter Funerals (December 1 - March 1, extra charge) $40
Disinterment (burial) $750
Disinterment (cremation) $210
Disinterment (infant) $140

If spaces are sold back to the City of Columbus and the deed shows no purchase or there is no original deed, the city will purchase for $200 per space. If the deed shows the purchase price, the city will purchase for one-half (1/2) of the original purchase price.

If cremation spaces are sold back to the City of Columbus and the deed shows no purchase price or there is no original deed, the city will purchase for $100 per space. If the deed shows the purchase price, the city will purchase for one-half (1/2) of the original purchase price.

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COLUMBUS AREA TRANSIT

Boarding Rates
The boarding rates are determined through review of available funding from the Nebraska Department of Roads, United Way and City of Columbus Budget. Punch tickets are available at Columbus Area Transit office.

Boarding Punch Cards for Eligible Riders

Punch Card Fee
5 punch $10
10 punch $20
20 punch $40

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COLUMBUS COMMUNITY CENTER

Facility Rental


$25.00

Meals

Meals Cost 10 Punch Card
Congregate Meal:

Eligible Diner
(60 and older)
$3.50 per meal
(suggested donation)
$35
Ineligible Diner
(Under the age of 60)
$6.50 per meal $65
Take Out Meal:

Eligible Diner $4.50 per meal
(suggested donation)

Ineligible Diner $7.50 per meal
Home Delivered Meal:

Eligible Diner Only $5.00 per meal
(suggested donation)
$50

All meals are determined through review of funding provided by Northeast Nebraska Area Agency on Aging and the fiscal budget. Meals for eligible diners are considered a suggested contribution per meal. Meals for ineligible diners are fee-based.

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

BUILDING PERMITS

Building Permit Fees
(shall be paid prior to issuance of building permit)

Total Valuation Fees
$1 to 2,000 $25
2,001 to 25,000 $25 for first $2,000 plus $5 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof up to and including $25,000.
25,001 to 50,000 $140 for first $25,000 plus $4 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof up to and including $50,000.
50,001 to 100,000 $240 for first $50,000 plus $3.50 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof up to and including $100,000.
100,001 to 500,000 $415 for first $100,000 plus $2 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof up to and including $500,000.
500,001 and up $1,215 for first $500,000 plus $1.50 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof.
General Contractor Registration No Fee/ Certificate of Insurance $1,000,000 aggregate

Plan review fee equal to 10 percent of building permit for review under the International Residential Code.

Plan review fee equal to 25 percent of building permit for review under the International Building Code.

Other Permit Fees

Permit Cost
Fence Permit $25
Demolition Permit $25
Sign Permit $30

Fee for work commencing before permit is issued may be double the required permit fee at the discretion of the Community Development Director.

The Building Official may waive requirement for a building permit when structure is temporary in nature or less than one hundred twenty (120) square feet in floor area and has no foundation. There shall be no permit required for re-roofing or re-siding an existing structure.

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BUILDING MOVING PERMITS & LICENSES

Permits & Licenses

Building Moving Permit $25 minimum or 2¢ per square foot of floor area, whichever is greater. (Fee is returned if permit is denied.)
Signs $15 plus tax
Building Moving Permit (after Building already moved) $100
Building Moving Annual License Fee $50
Insurance requirements $1,000,000 aggregate

Public Liability Insurance is required naming the City as an additional insured which fully protects City or anyone else for damages sustained to person or property, resulting from the moving of any building or parts thereof within City and shall indemnify and save the City harmless from any and all suits, judgments, exactions, executions and liabilities as to personal injuries or property damage in connection with, or related to or growing out of any building move.

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ELECTRICAL LICENSES & PERMITS

Electrical Registration
No Fee/Certificate of insurance $1,000,000 aggregate

Electrical Permit Fees
(shall be paid prior to issuance of electrical permit)

Fee for work commencing before permit is issued may be double the required permit fee at the discretion of the Community Development Director.

Branch Circuit $5.00 Each
Fire Alarm Panel $25.00 Each
Fire Alarm Zone $5.00 Each
Low Voltage Control Panel $25.00 Each
Low Voltage Control Circuit $2.75 Each
Existing Electrical Service $25.00 Each
New Electrical Service
    1-100 Amp $25.00 Each
    101-200 Amp $35.00 Each
    201-300 Amp $55.00 Each
    301-400 Amp $75.00 Each
    401-500 Amp $95.00 Each
    501-600 Amp $115.00 Each
    601-700 Amp $135.00 Each
    701-800 Amp $155.00 Each
    801-900 Amp $175.00 Each
    901-1000 Amp $195.00 Each
    If Over 1000 Amp:
        1st 1000 Amp $195.00
        Each Additional 100 Amp $20.00

$25 to register and take electrical test to wire your own home.

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PLUMBING LICENSES & PERMITS

Plumbing Licenses & Exam Fees

Master Plumber
Registration Fee - Resident $50 per year + Certificate of insurance $1,000,000 aggregate
Registration Fee - Non-Resident $25 per year + Certificate of insurance $1,000,000 aggregat


Journeyman Plumber
Registration Fee - Resident & Non-Resident $25 per year


Apprentice Plumber
Registration Fee - Resident & Non-Resident $15 per year


Do Your Own Plumbing Registration Fee $25


Licensing - Water Conditioning Contractor $25 + $5,000 surety bond
- Water Conditioning Installer $25


Water Conditioning Exam $25

Plumbing Permit Fees
(shall be paid prior to issuance of plumbing permit)

Fee for work commencing before permit is issued may be double the required permit fee at the discretion of the Community Development Director.

Plumbing New Residential
One Bathroom $70
Each Additional Bathroom $12
Each Additional 1/2 Bathroom $10


Plumbing New Commercial $70 plus $4 for each fixture or trap opening


Existing Plumbing Remodel & Extensions $12 plus $4 for each fixture or trap opening


Sewer & Water Inspections not covered under new residential or commercial permits $17


Sprinkler System $17


Backflow Protective Devices $12 plus $7 each for 2" and smaller

$12 plus $12 each over 2"


Mobile Home Park Sewer $12 plus $8 per space

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GAS PIPING

Gas Piping Fees

Up to five outlets $27
Over five outlets $27 plus $4 for each outlet over five

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BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, REZONING, SPECIAL USE PERMIT & SUBDIVISION

Application

Board of Adjustment $100 (includes administrative fee and publication costs)
Rezoning $100 (does not include administrative fee, publication costs, signs or map update fee)
Special Use Permit $100 (does not include administrative fee, publication costs, signs or map update fee)
Subdivision $125 application fee and $100 plus $10 per Lot-Review Fee

Other

Administrative Fee $15
Complete Building Report $24 annually
Comprehensive Plan $35 plus tax
Land Development Ordinance $25 plus tax
Map Update Fee $25
Publications Actual cost of publication
Signs (rezoning, special use and house moving) $15 plus tax
Zoning Verification Reports $25

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ENGINEERING

Application

Subdivision $125 application fee and $100 plus $10 per lot review fee (does not include administrative fee, publication costs, or map update fee)
Vacation of street, alley, or easement $100 application fee (does not include administrative fee, publication costs, or map update fee)
Administrative Fee $15
Map Update Fee $25
Plans and Specifications
(Includes standard USPS mailing)
$25 minimum - $75
Publications Actual cost of publication.

Other

36” x 48” Print (Map) $8.00 per sheet plus tax
24” x 36” Print (Map) $6.00 per sheet plus tax
Scanned Sheet plus actual time $60 per hour (minimum 1/2 hour):
24” x 36” and smaller $4.00 per sheet plus tax
CD and mailing charge $5.00
Sheets larger than 24” x 36” (incl. CD & mailing charge) $20.00 per sheet plus tax
Special Delivery (UPS, Federal Express, etc.) Actual cost

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FIRE

Rescue Service Fees

(a) $725 Emergency Basic Life Support transport service call.
(b) $125 Basic Life Support treat and release or assist service call (non-transport).
(c) $350 Lift Assist/Fall [Assisted Living/Nursing Home Facilities/Midwest Medical Transport] (non-transport).
(d) $825 Emergency Advanced Life Support Level One transport service call.
(e) $1,200 Emergency Advanced Life Support Level Two transport service call.
(f) $450 Advanced Life Support treat and release or assist service call (non-transport).
(g) $900 Paramedic Intercept service call.
(h) $18 per loaded patient mile.
(i) $300 for any additional attendant that is required at the scene and ultimately arrives at the hospital (in addition to the standard two attendants that are dispatched).
(j) Additional family members when treated at the same site and transported shall be charged the same fees as Basic Life Support or Advanced Life Support Level One or Two, whichever is appropriate.

These are global fees which cover cost of supplies, labor and medicines.

Copies:

NARSIS Report $10 (incl. tax)
Fire Report $10 (incl. tax)

Other

SCBA Bottle $7 (incl. tax)

HazMat Response

    Services

(a) HazMat Technician (certified) $34.50/person/hour
(b) HazMat Support (Operations level or higher) $20.00/person/hour
(c) HazMat 2 (Kenworth) & HazMat Trailer (48 ft) $160/hour
(d) HazMat 2 (Kenworth) with no trailer $80/hour
(e) HazMat 1 (F350) & Decon Trailer $122/hour
(f) HazMat 1 (F350) with no trailer $61.00/hour
(g) Suburban & support trailer (incl. 6x6) $100/hour
(h) Suburban with no trailer $50.00/hour

    Stipend

(a) HazMat Technician (certified) $26.50/hour
(b) HazMat Support (Operations level or higher) $15.45/hour

Fireworks Application Fees

    Applications received by 5 p.m. on June 10th

Minimum Sq. Ft. Maximum Sq. Ft. Fee (Per Location)
0 424 $550
425 600 $600
601 800 $700
801 1600 $900
1601 2400 $1,250

    Applications received June 11th through June 18th - Double the application fee

    Applications received June 19th through June 25th - Triple the application fee

    Applications received by 5 p.m. on December 19th

Minimum Sq. Ft. Maximum Sq. Ft. Fee (Per Location)
0 424 $550
425 600 $600
601 800 $700
801 1600 $900
1601 2400 $1,250

Insurance Requirements:

Certificate of Insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 per occurrence/$2,000,000 aggregate coverage, naming the City of Columbus as an additional insured.

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GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

General Administration Fees

Application for Franchise $500


Code Book $75
Code Book Updates $25 per year


Comprehensive Plan $35 plus tax


Copies and Scanned Documents:
    Black & White (Letter & Legal) $.25 per page (incl. tax)
    Colored (Letter & Legal) $.60 per page (incl. tax)
    Black & White (11” x 17”) $.50 per page (incl. tax)
    Colored (11” x 17”) $.75 per page (incl. tax)


Credit Card Convenience Fee:
    Charges under $300 $2
    $300 - $700 $10
    $701 - $1,000 $15


Documents prepared by City Attorney (i.e., waivers, easements, etc.) Actual cost.


Insufficient Funds $25 per occurrence


Publication Fee for Liquor Licenses $15


Recording/Administrative Fee $15


Reproduction of Recordings $20 (incl. tax)


Research $30 per hour (following 4 cumulative hours)


Miscellaneous Licenses/Permits:
Junk Shop $25 annually
Pawnbroker $50 annually plus $5,000 bond
Itinerant Carnival, Show Troupe
Itinerant or Commercial Entertainment $25 per day or $100 per week
Special Designated Liquor License $40 per day
Tobacco - Retail (Fee set by State Statute) $15 annually plus Administrative Fee
Tobacco - Wholesale (Fee set by State Statute) $100 annually plus Administrative Fee
Occupation of Street (temporary storage on City property) Liability Insurance of $1,000,000 per occurrence/$1,000,000 aggregate

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GOLF COURSE

QUAIL RUN

Daily Green Fees

Daily Green Fees Rate (Incl. Tax)
Weekday 9-hole $15.75
Weekday 18-hole $24.75
Weekend/Holidays 9-hole $19.00
Weekend/Holidays 18-hole $29.00
Junior/Senior/Super Senior Weekday 9-hole $13.50
Junior/Senior/Super Senior Weekday 18-hole $20.00
Twilight (two hours before sunset any day) $11.00
Winter Rates: December 1 - March 31
    9-holes w/cart $20.00
    18-holes w/cart $25.00

Season Pass

Season Pass Rate (Incl. Tax)
Junior 7-day $236.00
Young Adult 7-day $525.00
Single 7-day $924.00
Family 7-day $1,313.00
Senior 7-day $814.00
Super Senior 7-day $735.00
Additional Spouse Pass for Above Categories $305.00
Individual Installment $274 down payment due no later than February 15th and four payments of $185 due February 28th, March 31st, April 30th and May 31st.
Family Installment $274 down payment due no later than February 15th and four payments of $263 due February 28th, March 31st, April 30th and May 31st.

Punch Cards
(Individual or Corporate)

Punch Card Rate (Incl. Tax)
20 Punch 9-hole $289.00
20 Punch 18-hole $446.00
Combo 9/18-hole (10 punches each) $368.00
High School Teams - with range balls (Monday - Friday) $1,916.00

Cart Fees

Cart Fees Rate (Incl. Tax)
9-hole $10.50
18-hole $16.25
Senior/Super Senior 9-hole $9.50
Senior/Super Senior 18-hole $14.75

Annual Cart Pass

Annual Cart Pass Rate (Incl. Tax)
Individual $683.00
Spouse of Individual $342.00
Individual Senior $551.00
Spouse of Individual Senior $273.00

Age is determined by age at time of purchase.
    Junior - 18 and Under
    Young Adult - 19-23
    Regular Adult - 24-59
    Senior - 60-69
    Super Senior - 70 and Over


Passes not valid for corporate/company/state or booster outings.

Reel Sharpening

Reel Sharpening Rate (Incl. Tax)
One cutting unit (reel and bedknife) grinding only $50.00
Additional labor per hour plus parts $50.00
Minimum charge one hour $50.00

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VAN BERG - Golf

Daily Green Fees

Daily Green Fees
Rate (Incl. Tax)
Weekday $13.25
Weekend/Holiday $16.25
Junior/Senior/Super Senior Weekday $11.00
Twilight (two hours before sunset any day) $11.00
Additional 9 holes - All players $6.00
Junior golfers (15 and under) play free at Van Berg when accompanied by a greens fee paying adult

Cart Fees

Cart Fees Rate (Incl. Tax)
9-hole $10.50
18-hole $16.25
Senior/Super Senior 9-hole $9.50
Senior/Super Senior 18-hole $14.75

Season Pass

Season Pass Rate (Incl. Tax)
Junior 7-day $236.00
Young Adult 7-day $525.00
Single 7-day $924.00
Family 7-day $1,313.00
Senior 7-day $814.00
Super Senior 7-day $735.00
Additional Spouse Pass for Above Categories $305.00
Individual Installment $274 down payment due no later than February 15th and four payments of $185 due February 28th, March 31st, April 30th and May 31st.
Family Installment $351 down payment due no later than February 15th and four payments of $263 due February 28th, March 31st, April 30th and May 31st.

Punch Cards
(Individual or Corporate)

Punch Cards Rate (Incl. Tax)
20 Punch Regular $221.00
20 Punch Senior/Super Senior $194.00

Lockbox
(if used) - $10.00 for all day - tax included

Age is determined by age at time of purchase.
    Junior - 18 and Under
    Young Adult - 19-23
    Regular Adult - 24-59
    Senior - 60-69
    Super Senior - 70 and Over


Passes not valid for corporate/company/state or booster outings.

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VAN BERG - FootGolf

Daily Green Fees

Daily Green Fees Rate (Incl. Tax)
Regular rate:
9 holes $10.00
18 holes $15.00


Junior rate (15 and under):
9 holes $7.00
18 holes $12.00


Ball rental $3.00

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LIBRARY

Established by Library Board

Fines

$.10 per day for each overdue book, magazine, newspaper, framed art print or painting (maximum fine is retail replacement cost of item).
$.50 per day for each overdue DVD (maximum fine is retail replacement cost of item).
$.50 per day for each overdue electronic device.
$50.00 for overdue "By Reservation Only" projector.
Fee for Damaged/Lost Materials: Varies; up to replacement cost of items.

Service

$1.00 for first two replacements of previously issued library, bookmobile, or computer card.
$40.00 for library card for out-of-county residents who do not own property in Platte County if paid annually (can be paid every six months at $25.00) - includes Computer Lab access.
Exception to the out-of-county fee - Patrons who work or attend school in Platte County (see Library Card Policy)
$5.00 for each test proctored.
$10.00 minimum for cleaning auditorium or meeting room if not left in good order.
$1.00 per page for outgoing faxes. $5.00 maximum per fax.
$.10 per print for each print from microfilm reader/printer.
$.10 per monochrome (black) print made on printer/photocopier.
$.25 per color print made on printer/photocopier.

Other

$10 fee for accounts involving a collection agency.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

A $2.00 fee will be charged per item acquired within the United States.

Unusual or international postage fees charged by the lending library will be passed along after consultation with patron.

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PARKS

Established by Board of Parks Commissioners

Bark Park

Reservation $31

Baseball

High School $67 for refuse disposal
Electricity is 35% of actual usage during high school season

American Legion
Electricity is 35% of actual usage for each season

Due to proximity of the track and ball field, no baseball games shall be scheduled at the same time a track meet is in progress. Baseball practice may take place, but limited to a practice where balls do not land anywhere in the track and football field area.

ALL OTHER GAMES MUST BE APPROVED BY THE PARK BOARD/CHARGE WILL BE $155.

Bleachers

Bleacher rental for special events held in a city park will be $93 per bleacher (5 row only), per event. The city will deliver and pick up - contingent upon availability.

Clinics

Non-Profit (if sponsor is a local organization,
Such as Legion, AYSO, Youth Softball, etc.)
$57 (includes refuse disposal)
Private (defined as “Profits to be used for
Individual’s benefit.”)
$215 per day

$240 per day if lights are used

Park Board Approval Required

Commercial Nature

For anything of a commercial nature in any park where electricity is used, a $9 fee will be assessed or if additional cleanup is required, a $47 fee will be assessed.

Cleanup for Columbus Days events in Frankfort Square shall be $190 per day.

Concessionaire


$16 per day

$31 per month

For those wishing to sell goods and services on property under jurisdiction of the Park Board.

Concession Stand Rentals
Armory, Gerrard, Centennial, Pawnee Park Baseball, Bradshaw (incl. Midget Football) and Wilderness

Non-Profit Concession Stands $130 per season, plus cleanup
Private $295 per season, plus cleanup

Disc Golf

Tournaments $31
League Play
    Once per week/12 consecutive week maximum
$31

Football
(Pawnee and Bradshaw Parks)

Scotus & Columbus High Schools $775 per varsity game
JV, Junior High, Freshman, Middle School and Soap Scrimmages (under lights) $390 per game
JV, Junior High Including Freshman and Middle School $165 per game
Playoffs: Scotus & Columbus High Schools $800 per game
All other games must be approved by the Park Board $1,025 per game

Events may be cancelled, postponed or relocated due to weather or extenuating circumstances upon discretion of the Park Board, Park Superintendent or Public Property Director.

Horseshoe Courts

Electricity $98 per season
Tournaments $63 per tournament

Shelter Reservations

Glur Park Shelter $50 per day
West Shelter $25 per table
East Shelter $20 per table

Payable at time reservation is made. No refunds.

Soccer

Electricity is 35% of actual usage for each season.

Softball

High School Softball $67 for refuse disposal

Electricity is 35% of actual usage for each season.

Stadium Reservations

$130 plus cleanup per event where no admission is charged or concession used. Park Crew will clean up and their wages will be added to the $130 fee.
$225 per event where admission is charged.
$295 per event where concession is used.
$650 per event where admission and concession is used.
$25 per hour for video board usage

Stadium - Marching Band Festival


$775

Events may be cancelled, postponed or moved to another sight upon discretion of the Park Board, Park Superintendent or Public Property Director due to weather or extraordinary circumstances.

Tennis

High School $450 per school year


Six Courts
All Reservations & Tournaments $31 for 6 courts, 2 hours per day
having Park Board approval $98 for 6 courts per day


Per Court
Park Board Approval $26 per court, per day


Tennis Association Electricity Fee $263 per season

Tournaments
(Softball, Baseball and Soccer)

Weekend or Holiday Tournaments Requiring Extra Clean Up(Garbage Barrels Emptied Only) $62 per day

Track

Practice per season per school
(Columbus and Scotus High Schools,Columbus Middle School & Scotus Jr. High)
$335


Invites and Relays $165 (boys or girls) per meet

$195 (boy/girl), per meet


Districts or Conference $270 per meet

$395 per meet (not involving Columbus schools)


Dual/Triangular Meets $57 (boys or girls) per meet

$67 (boy/girl) per meet


Electronic Timing System $210 per meet


Special Olympics $42

No track practice can be held when a scheduled track meet is in progress. Due to proximity of the track and ball field, no baseball games shall be scheduled at the same time a track meet is in progress. Baseball practice may take place, but limited to a practice where balls do not land anywhere in the track and football field area.

Cost for items such as hurdles, jumping standards, jumping pits and pole vault boxes will be split between the City, Columbus High School and Scotus High School.

Wedding Reservation


$36
Condition of area for wedding is “as is”.

YMCA

Tennis $80
T-Ball $130

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POLICE

Impounded Vehicle

Outside Storage $10 per day
Inside Storage $20 per day
Towing MARKET PRICE
Administrative Fee $20

Copies

Reports (Pick up in person) $4.00 First Page - $1.00 Add’l Page
Faxes $4.00 First Page - $1.00 Add’l Page
Photograph $1 Per Photo
Audio/Video Reproduction $10
Fingerprints $5.00 per card
Bike License $5
ATV/UTV Permit $10 per year
Gun Permit $5
Vendor/Solicitor Permit $15 per day or $30 per month
Parking $15 - $500

Alarm Permit

Non-Monitored $15 annually per alarm
Monitored $150 annually per alarm

False Alarm

Non-Registered Alarm $25 each
Five - Seven $25 each
Eight - Ten $50 each
Eleven - Subsequent $100 each

Fire False Alarm

First False Alarm NO CHARGE
Any subsequent within 6 months $100

Nuisances

Abatement of Nuisance $100 per hour (minimum of $100)
Weed Abatement Actual costs (including postage and legal fees that may apply; plus $50 administrative fee)
Removal of Snow & Ice $100 per hour (minimum of $100)
Automobile Parking & Storage Restrictions $100 per hour (minimum of $100)

Registration

Vacant Building $5

Parking Violations
(Fines for parking violations, if paid within five (5) days.)

Handicapped (Disabled) Parking, 1st Offense $150
Handicapped (Disabled) Parking, 2nd Offense $300 within one-year period
Handicapped (Disabled) Parking, 3rd Offense $500 within one-year period
Restricted Parking Lot, 1st Offense $15
Restricted Parking Lot, 2nd Offense $25
Restricted Parking Lot, 3rd Offense $100
Parking Near Fire Hydrant $25
Parking in Fire Lane $25
Parking Near Street Intersection $15
Parking Within Sidewalk Space $15
Parking Near Traffic Control Device $15
Semi-Truck/Trailer and Commercial Vehicle Violation $15
Angle Parking $15
Parking of Oversize Vehicles, Trailer, Mobile Home, Camping Trailer, or Bus in Residential Districts $15
School Buses Stopped $15
Parking Prohibited on Certain Streets $15
Parking Upon Roadways or City Parking Lots for certain purposes prohibited $15
Abandoned Vehicle $15
Obstructing Driveways or Roads $15
Painting Curbs, Prohibited $15
Parking In Alleys $15
Impeding or Obstructing Traffic $15
Standing in Loading Zone $15
Large Vehicles Parked $15
Parking for the purpose of selling merchandise $15
Parallel Parking $15
Streets Without Curb $15
Parking Time Limits $15
Stopping, Standing, or Parking in places which would cause hazardous conditions or traffic congestion $15
Parking with left side to curb prohibited $15
Unattended Motor Vehicles $15

The fines for all parking violations will double if not paid within five (5) days from the date the citation was issued.

The storage fee for vehicle impound lot will begin the day vehicle is placed into impound and end the day vehicle is removed from impound.

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ANIMAL CONTROL

Licensing Fee

Exotic Animal $20 + Administrative & Publication
Dog and Cat (January-December Intact) $25
Dog and Cat (January-December Altered) $13
Replacement Tag Fee $3


Daily Charge for Animal in Custody $10


Impound $15

Unclaimed livestock found stray that are not able to be housed at the shelter will be charged same rates assessed by outside agency (i.e., sale barn, vet clinic or other organization contracted for this service.)

Animal under investigation at shelter for either a bite, vicious or dangerous investigation case $25 per day

Upon the owner of any animal claiming their pet, the owner shall be responsible for all medical costs incurred by the City of Columbus while in the custody of the City of Columbus.

City Live Animal Trap Program

Weekly Rental Fee $5
Refundable Deposit $20


Commercial Animal Establishment $100 annually

Hobby Beekeeper Application (non-refundable) $20

Dangerous Dog Appeal (non-refundable) $100

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PUBLIC WORKS

STREETS

Equipment Charges
(for equipment only)

Equipment Per Hour Cost + labor Minimum
Backhoe $100 $200
Boom Truck $100 $200
Chipper $50 $100
Compressor $50 $100
Concrete Saw $8 per foot $100
Dump Truck $50 $100
Grader $150 $300
Loader $100 $200
Pickup $30 $60
Sweeper $75 $150
Tractor $50 $100

Other equipment charges will be actual costs plus a 10% administrative charge (with a 2 hour minimum charge)

Labor charge (per employee) is $35 per hour up to the first 8 hours and $52.50 for each hour thereafter for an 8 hour work day (minimum charge of $70).

Other Charges

Sidewalk Replacement $250 for 25 sq. ft. (minimum) $8.00/sq. ft. for each add’l sq. ft.
Street Replacement $350 for 25 sq. ft (minimum) $11.00/sq. ft. for each add’l sq. ft.
Street Replacement w/ Asphalt Overlay $300 for 25 sq. ft. (minimum) $10.00/sq. ft. for each add’l sq. ft.
Street Replacement w/ Only Asphalt (6" typical) $250 for 12 sq. ft. (minimum) $9.00/sq. ft. for each add’l sq. ft.



Removal of Street Tree:

    With Tree Replacement
$15
    Without Tree Replacement
$75



Tree Service $15 annually & Liability Insurance of $500,000/$1,000,000



Pruning of Branches on Street or Park Trees for Purpose of Moving a Building
hourly labor plus costs of needed equipment



Utility Cuts $8 per lineal foot $100 minimum



Excavation Permit:


FEE (per sq. ft.) DEPOSIT (per sq. ft.)
Concrete less than 4" depth $5 $4.80
Concrete 4" - 6" depth $5 $5.00
Concrete over 6" depth $5 $5.50
Asphalt less than 4" depth $5 $2.65
Asphalt 4" - 6" depth $5 $2.65
Asphalt over 6" depth $5 $3.35
Gravel $1 $6.00
Fill Material $1 $25.00 per cu. yd.

(Deposit or bond will be returned after excavation has been repaired by applicant, inspected by City Street Department, and determined to have been restored to City’s satisfaction. Should area not be restored by applicant, City will restore and deposit or bond will not be refunded. If cost of restoration by City exceeds amount of deposit or bond, applicant will be responsible for payment of difference. A bond must be a separate bond specifically for excavation project.)

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TRANSFER STATION

Garbage Hauler Licensing Fees & Requirements

$150 annual fee + bond in an amount equal to 1/4 of the total transfer station charges incurred by the licensed hauler during the preceding calendar year. Those haulers not in business for one full year will post a bond of $5,000.

Overweight Permit

$100 per vehicle

City Fees
The following quantities and fees shall apply to the weight of all municipal solid waste, refuse, and materials deposited or unloaded at the Solid Waste Transfer Station.

Category Fee Minimum
Solid Waste Availability Fee (billed on water/sewer utility bills and collected as such):

    Residential $2.00 per month
    Commercial $6.00 per month
    Industrial $10.00 per month



Municipal Solid Waste Tipping Fee deposited or unloaded other than by a licensed garbage hauler: $65 per ton $10 per vehicle (up to 320 lbs)
(An additional trailer shall be considered an additional vehicle.)




Municipal Solid Waste Tipping Fee deposited or unloaded by a licensed garbage hauler: $38 per ton
+ Occupation Tax* $27 per ton
* Occupation Tax is covered in Columbus City Code - Section 111.03




Wood pallets, construction and demolition debris or masonry rubble deposited or unloaded other than by a licensed garbage hauler: $65 per ton $3.50 per vehicle (up to 100 lbs)
(An additional trailer shall be considered an additional vehicle.)




Wood pallets, construction and demolition debris or masonry rubble deposited or unloaded by a licensed garbage hauler: $38 per ton
+ Occupation Tax* $27 per ton
* Occupation Tax is covered in Columbus City Code - Section 111.03




Trees and limbs (virgin wood) deposited or unloaded at the Solid Waste Transfer Station or other designated dumping grounds (other than by a licensed garbage hauler): $65 per ton $2.50 per vehicle (up to 80 lbs)
(An additional trailer shall be considered an additional vehicle.)




Trees and limbs (virgin wood) deposited or unloaded at the Solid Waste Transfer Station or other designated dumping grounds (by a licensed garbage hauler): $38 per ton
+ Occupation Tax* $27 per ton
* Occupation Tax is covered in Columbus City Code - Section 111.03




Trees and limbs (virgin wood) deposited or unloaded at the Solid Waste Transfer Station or other designated dumping grounds weighing less than 20 lbs: No Charge



Any material deposited or unloaded which causes any damages or plugging up of the Transfer Station push pits: Actual cost of incurred expense $75 per occurrence

Equipment Charges

Equipment Per Hour Cost Minimum
Dump Truck $50 $100
Loader $100 $200
Pickup $30 $60

Other equipment charges will be actual costs plus a 10% administrative charge (with a 2 hour minimum charge).

Labor charge (per employee) is $35 per hour up to the first 8 hours and $52.50 for each hour thereafter for an 8 hour work day (minimum charge of $70).

Inoperative Scales

If the scale is inoperative for any reason, the charge to licensed collectors and others with charge accounts shall be the average charge per load for the previous full month or the operator may require customers to acquire a weight slip from a commercial scale.

Right of Refusal

Should any illegal or questionable material be brought to the transfer station to be deposited or unloaded, the transfer station reserves the right of refusal of the material.

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WATER/SEWER UTILITIES

Water Rate Table
Rates per 1,000 gallons or portions thereof.

Use Location 10/01/17 10/01/18 10/01/19 10/01/20 10/01/21
Residential Inside City Limits $1.35 $1.35 $1.35 $1.35 $1.35
Residential Outside City Limits $2.68 $2.68 $2.68 $2.68 $2.68
Commercial Inside City Limits $1.21 $1.21 $1.21 $1.21 $1.21
Commercial Outside City Limits $2.63 $2.63 $2.63 $2.63 $2.63
Industrial Inside City Limits $1.19 $1.19 $1.19 $1.19 $1.19
Industrial Outside City Limits $2.47 $2.47 $2.47 $2.47 $2.47

    Monthly Service Charges

Meter Size
10/01/17 10/01/18 10/01/19 10/01/20 10/01/21
3/4"
$6.78 $6.78 $6.78 $6.78 $6.78
1"
$6.78 $6.78 $6.78 $6.78 $6.78
1-1/2"
$20.35 $20.35 $20.35 $20.35 $20.35
2"
$33.92 $33.92 $33.92 $33.92 $33.92
3"
$67.85 $67.85 $67.85 $67.85 $67.85
4"
$101.77 $101.77 $101.77 $101.77 $101.77
6"
$203.54 $203.54 $203.54 $203.54 $203.54
8"
$339.24 $339.24 $339.24 $339.24 $339.24
10"
$508.86 $508.86 $508.86 $508.86 $508.86
12"
$949.86 $949.86 $949.86 $949.86 $949.86

    Credit Card Convenience Fee

Charges under $300 $2
$300 - $700 $10
$701 - $1,000 $15

    Special Water
    For water connections that have never been assessed or charged for water service.

Special Connection Charge for Lots 66' or less $2,508.00
- Outside City Limits $110.00 additional


Special Connection Charge for Lots in excess of 66' $38.00 per front footage
- Outside City Limits $110.00 additional

Sewer Rate Table
Rates per 1,000 gallons or portions thereof.

Use Location 10/01/17 10/01/18 10/01/19 10/01/20 10/01/21
Residential Inside City Limits $4.22 $4.43 $4.65 $4.88 $5.13
Residential Outside City Limits $6.06 $6.36 $6.68 $7.02 $7.37
Commercial Inside City Limits $4.22 $4.43 $4.65 $4.88 $5.13
Commercial Outside City Limits $6.06 $6.36 $6.68 $7.02 $7.37
Industrial Inside City Limits $4.22 $4.43 $4.65 $4.88 $5.13
Industrial Outside City Limits $6.06 $6.36 $6.68 $7.02 $7.37

    Monthly Service Charges

Meter Size
10/01/17 10/01/18 10/01/19 10/01/20 10/01/21
3/4"
$7.74 $8.13 $8.53 $8.96 $9.41
1"
$7.74 $8.13 $8.53 $8.96 $9.41
1-1/2"
$23.22 $24.38 $25.60 $26.88 $28.23
2"
$38.71 $40.64 $42.67 $44.81 $47.05
3"
$77.41 $81.28 $85.35 $89.61 $94.09
4"
$116.12 $121.92 $128.02 $134.42 $141.14
6"
$232.24 $243.85 $256.04 $268.84 $282.28
8"
$387.06 $406.41 $426.73 $448.07 $470.47
10"
$580.59 $609.62 $640.10 $672.11 $705.71
12"
$1,083.77 $1,137.96 $1,194.85 $1,254.60 $1,317.33

    Credit Card Convenience Fee

Charges under $300 $2
$300 - $700 $10
$701 - $1,000 $15

    Special Sewer
    For sewer connections that have never been assessed or charged for sanitary sewer service.

Special Connection Charge for Lots 66' or less $1,650.00
- Outside City Limits $110.00 additional


Special Connection Charge for Lots in excess of 66' $25.00 per front footage
- Outside City Limits $110.00 additional


Sewer Surcharge Rate
    BOD $0.234 per pound
    TSS $0.194 per pound
    Grease $0.388 per pound


Disposal of Septic Waste of Portable Waste at the WWTF $0.10 per gallon

Nonresidential Strength Wastewater shall be charged actual costs based on composition of the waste for treatment, handling, and disposal plus a 10 % administrative charge.

Water/Sewer Miscellaneous

Water Permit $50 each
Sewer Permit $50 each
Water - Turned On $25 per occurrence Non-Payment & Convenience Call

$50 Non-Payment - After 5 pm of the day of request

$100 Convenience call - After 5 pm of the day of the request
Water - Shut Off $25 per occurrence Non-Payment & Convenience Call

$100 Convenience call - After 5 pm of the day of the request
Insufficient Funds Charge $25 per occurrence
Filling Consumer Tanks $5 for first 1,000 gallons & $3.75 for each add'l 1,000 gallons or portions thereof over 1,000 gallons.
Rates for Building
Under Construction
Regular charge-as though water was taken by regular customer service.

Equipment Charges

Equipment Per Hour Cost Minimum
Backhoe $100 $200
Compressor $50 $100
Dump Truck $50
Loader $100 $200
Service Truck $45 $90
Service Van $50 $100
Pumps $50 $100
Tapping Machine $150 per tap
Fire Hydrant:

    Meter $100 deposit
    Flush Valve $100 deposit $30 monthly
Water Line Freeze Pack $100 per line

Other equipment charges will be actual costs plus a 10% administrative charge (with a 2 hour minimum charge).

Labor charge (per employee) is $35 per hour up to the first 8 hours and $52.50 for each hour thereafter for an 8 hour work day (minimum charge of $70).

Service

    Sewer Cleaning


Commercial Residential
Wash Down $75 per hr. - $150 minimum $50 per hr. - $100 minimum
Haul Water $75 per hr. plus current water rates $75 per hr. plus current water rates

    Video Inspection
Rates are charged as per foot for contract Video Inspections or Service Locates. This rate is for video inspection only. If lines need to be cleaned, contractor will be charged as per fee schedule. If any other labor is involved, the contractor will be charged for additional labor.

Line Size Cost Minimum
6" Sewer Lines $.75 per ft. $100
8" Sewer Lines $1.00 per ft. $125
10" Sewer Lines $1.50 per ft. $150
12" Sewer Lines $2.00 per ft. $200

Labor charge (per employee) is $35 per hour up to the first 8 hours and $52.50 for
each hour thereafter for an 8 hour work day (minimum charge of $70).

    Combination Pressure/Vacuum Cleaning Sewer Line
Rates are charged as per foot for contract Vacuum/Cleaning Sewer Line Services. This rate is for pressure/vacuum cleaning only. If any other labor is involved, the contractor will be charged for additional labor.

Line Size Cost Minimum
6" Sewer Lines $.75 per ft. $100
8" Sewer Lines $1.00 per ft. $125
10" Sewer Lines $1.50 per ft. $150
12" Sewer Lines $2.00 per ft. $200

Labor charge (per employee) is $35 per hour up to the first 8 hours and $52.50 for each hour thereafter for an 8 hour work day (minimum charge of $70).

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