Needles, CA: Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority approved to accept Board of Public Utilities’ recommending rates for water service, rates for wastewater service, and initiate the Proposition 218 process of notice and public hearings.

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Needles, CA: Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority approved to accept Board of Public Utilities’ recommending rates for water service, rates for wastewater service, and initiate the Proposition 218 process of notice and public hearings.

Members of the Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Members of the Needles City Council approved to accept the Board of Public Utilities’ Resolution Numbers 12-1-15 BPU recommending rates for water service and 12-1-15-1 BPU recommending rates for wastewater service and initiate the Proposition 218 process of notice and public hearings.

The vote to approve happened during the Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting held on Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 inside the Needles City Council Chambers in Needles, California.

** Information regarding Agenda Item #7 from the City of Needles: **

In that the Board of Public Utilities (B.P.U.) rescinded their previous resolutions (Resolution No. 10-6-15-BPU and 10-6-15-1-BPU) and adopted revised resolutions attached, the NPUA/Council should reinitiate the Proposition 218 process.

On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015, the Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority accepted the Board of Public Utilities (B.P.U.) resolutions and approved initiating the Proposition 218 process for modifying the Water and Wastewater rates as proposed by the Utility Board.

On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015, the Board of Public Utilities (B.P.U.) adopted new resolutions which clarified some of the wastewater categories, updated the water charges for connecting to a fire hydrant for commercial purposes, and delayed a CPI annual adjustment until October 2017.

As for fiscal impact, none.

The recommended actions, to adopt the Board of Public Utilities (B.P.U.) recommended Resolution No.12-1-15 BPU (water) and 12-1-15-1 BPU (wastewater) and initiate the Proposition 218 process of notice and public hearings.

(Action Needed Agenda Item)

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http://www.cityofneedles.com/2015_WEBSITE_FILE_POSTING/1_CITY_COUNCIL_NPUA_SARDA/12_DECEMBER/MTG_1/cc_120815-7.pdf

For more information regarding the Needles City Council Meetings, please contact Dale Jones in the City Clerk’s Office at the City of Needles at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 345.

 

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