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File #: 2022-4910    Name:
Type: Public Hearing - Sworn Status: Presented
File created: 4/26/2022 In control: Finance and Budget Committee
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action: 5/24/2022
Title: Public Hearing: Sewer Rates & Charges
Related files: BILL NO. 22-108, 2022-4907

Title

Public Hearing: Sewer Rates & Charges

 

Body

Issue/Request:

Pursuant to Chapter 250 of the Missouri Statutes requires a Public Hearing to establish sewer charges.

250.233.  Charges for sewer services - notice and public hearing required. - Any city, town, village, or sewer district operating a sewerage system or waterworks may establish, make and collect charges for sewerage services, including tap-on fees.  The charges may be set as a flat fee or based upon the amount of water supplied to the premises and shall be in addition to those charges which may be levied and collected for maintenance, repair and administration, including debt service expenses.  Any private water company or public water supply district supplying water to the premises located within said city, town, village, or sewer district shall, at reasonable charge upon reasonable request, make available to such city, town, village, or sewer district its records and books so that such city, town, village, or sewer district may obtain therefrom such data as may be necessary to calculate the charges for sewer service.  Prior to establishing any such sewer charges, public hearings shall be held thereon and at least thirty days' notice shall be given thereof.

 

Presenter

Brent Boice, Assistant Director of Business Services, Water Utilities

Scott Ison, Chief Counsel of Infrastructure and Recreation