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An energy crisis fund is created in the state treasury. Moneys deposited in the fund shall be used to assist low-income families who qualify for the low-income home energy assistance program to avoid loss of essential heating. The fund may receive mon...
The general assembly finds that provision of assistance to prevent utility disconnections will also prevent the development of public health risks due to such disconnections. The division shall establish an energy utility assessment and resolution pro...
A power of a city is vested in the city council except as otherwise provided by a state law. The enumeration of a specific power of a city does not limit or restrict the general grant of home rule power conferred by the Constitution of the State of Io...
Additional or increased fees or taxes, other than ad valorem taxes, imposed on a public utility as a result of an annexation of territory to a city shall become effective sixty days after the effective date of the annexation.
Tagged topics: utilities
Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, any city that annexes territory or any city from which territory is severed shall provide written notification consisting of a legal description and map of the annexed or severed territory, e...
Tagged topics: utilities
A city that assesses a franchise fee pursuant to an ordinance that is adopted or amended on or after May 26, 2009, to increase the percentage rate at which franchise fees are assessed under section 364.2, subsection 4, paragraph “f”, shall establi...
Tagged topics: franchisesutilities
In cities where the board of waterworks trustees has adopted a resolution placing its employees under this chapter as to civil service, the civil service commission acting under this chapter has charge of the civil service procedure as to those em...
Tagged topics: water utilities
A city council or county board of supervisors may provide by ordinance for the special valuation of wind energy conversion property as provided in subsection 2. The ordinance may be enacted not less than thirty days after a public hearing on the ord...
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The lands, buildings, machinery, and mains belonging to individuals or corporations operating waterworks, other than waterworks taxed under chapter 437B, or gasworks or pipelines, except those natural gas pipelines permitted pursuant to chapter 479...
Where any such property except the capital stock is situated partly within and partly without the limits of a city, such portions of the said plant shall be assessed separately, and the portion within the said city shall be assessed as above provided,...