At a Public Hearing on December 4, 2012, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved Revisions to the Water and Sewer System User Rates Charged by the Division of Utilities and Solid Waste Management via Ordinance 12-29-624. The Ordinance prescribes gradual water and sewer rate increases over a 5-year period. The increase in water rates is approximately 12% in each of the next 5 years (FY 2014 through FY 2018), while the increase in sewer rates is approximately 4.5% in FY 2014, followed by smaller increases in FY 2015 through FY 2018. The initial rate changes took effect on July 1, 2013 (start of FY 2014) and remained in effect until June 30, 2014, with the most recent changes in effect until June 30, 2017.
The subsequent rate change for FY 2018, shall take effect on July 1, 2017, after annual reconsideration of these rates, unless otherwise modified by ordinance.