WATER/SEWER RATE INCREASE PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING REGARDING INCREASES IN THE WATER RATES AND SANITARY SEWER RATES FOR THE CITY OF BRITT, IOWA.

At 6:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. on the 6th day of June, 2017, the City Council of Britt will, in the Municipal Building Meeting Room, hold a Public Information Meeting to discuss the proposed increases in the Water Rates and Sanitary Sewer Rates which will tentatively go into effect on July 1, 2017.

At said Public Information Meeting, the City Council and their Consulting Engineer will discuss the improvements that are needed at the City’s Water Treatment Plant and Wastewater Treatment Facility and in turn explain why the Water and Sanitary Sewer Rates must increase in order to finance the improvements required.

Any persons attending the Public Information Meeting will be provided information regarding the improvements needed at both facilities along with information regarding the Water and Sanitary Sewer Rates proposed. The public will also be given an opportunity to ask questions.

This notice is given by direction of the Council of the City of Britt, Iowa.

Current Rates
Water Sewer
Minimum (2500 Gallons or less)  $8.80  $11.00
Rate/1000 over minium up to 20,000 Gallons  $3.52  $4.40
Rate/1000 over 20,000 Gallons  $3.01  $3.76
**Sewer rates are based on water usage and charged at 125% of water rate**
Proposed Rates
Water Sewer
Minimum (2500 Gallons or less)  $10.73  $15.56
Rate/1000 over minium up to 20,000 Gallons  $4.29  $6.22
Rate/1000 over 20,000 Gallons  $3.67  $5.32
**Sewer rates are based on water usage and charged at 145% of water rate**

 

Proposed Ordinance for Rate Increase

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