Public Hearing - Proposed Ordinance 19-03

Event Date and Time: 
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 6:00pm

 ·        Proposed Ordinance 19-03 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF QUEENSTOWN TO AMEND THE TOWN’S WATER AND SEWER CHARGES TO INCREASE THE MONTHLY WATER USAGE RATE AND SEWER USAGE RATE BY FIVE PERCENT PER YEAR FOR THE NEXT THREE FISCAL YEARS, COMMENCING JULY 1, 2019 AND ENDING JULY 1, 2022.   The increase proposed only affects the water and sewer CONSUMPTION rates.  The debt service fees and the Bay Restoration fees will remain the same.  The current combined water and sewer consumption rate is $10.17 per 1,000 gallons for the first 7,000 gals.  Most all single family households fall within this tier.  As proposed, the combined rate will increase to $10.68/1,000 gals in 2019, to $11.22/1,000 gals in 2020, and to $11.78/1,000 gals in 2021.  If a customer uses 2,000 gals a month, their current combined usage is $20.34, plus the debts and BRF for a total bill of $70.34.  With the increase proposed in 2019, the same usage would be $20.76, plus the debts and BRF for a total of $70.76.   A copy of the ordinance is available on our website or by contacting the Town Office.  The public hearing on Ordinance 19-03 will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Office.    

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