Agenda Information Sheet
DEPARTMENT: Utilities Administration
CM/ ACM: Howard Martin, Utilities, 349-8232
DATE: September 16, 2014
Consider adoption of an ordinance amending the schedule of wastewater rates contained in Ordinance No. 2013-234; providing for an amendment in the rates for residential wastewater service (Schedule SR); amending the mobile home park wastewater service (Schedule SMH); amending the commercial and industrial wastewater service (Schedule SC); amending the commercial/industrial wastewater service which measures with dedicated water meters (sub- meters) (Schedule SCD); amending the commercial /industrial wastewater service which measures with dedicated water meters (sub-meters) (Schedule SCS); amending the septage & chemical toilet disposal at the pecan creek water reclamation plant septage transfer station (Schedule SCH); amending the equipment services facilities and restaurant & food service establishments wastewater service (Schedule SEE); amending the metered wastewater inside and outside corporate limits (Schedule SM); amending the sale of treated wastewater effluent (Schedule SGE); amending the wholesale wastewater treatment service (Schedule SSC); amending the storm drainage fees schedule (Schedule SD); adding the stormwater reinspection fee- non-residential (schedule SDI): providing for a repealer; providing for a severability clause; and providing for an effective date. The Public Utilities Board recommends approval (6-0).
During the budget presentations, the Public Utilities Board ("PUB") reviewed the Wastewater Utility budget and the proposed rate changes that could be implemented to support the proposed FY 2014-2015 budget and FY 2015-2019 CIP. As part of the Wastewater budget discussions, Wastewater department staff recommended and received PUB direction and approval for a 6% rate increase and steps to align rates with recommendations of the Cost of Service model.
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