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File #: RES PH 20-20    Version: 1 Name: Amending 2020 water charges
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/5/2020
Title: Approving the 2020 water charges as recommended by the Board of Water Commissioners.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. BWC RES 20-119
Title
Approving the 2020 water charges as recommended by the Board of Water Commissioners.

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WHEREAS, on September 10, 2019 the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Saint Paul adopted Resolution No. 19-1571 which recommended water charges for all water bills levied on or after January 1, 2020 and requested Saint Paul City Council approve and establish said charges following a public hearing; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul City Council conducted said public hearing on November 6, 2019 and on December 11, 2019 adopted Resolution 19-354 establishing said water charges; and

WHEREAS, on January 14, 2020, the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Saint Paul adopted Resolution No. 20-118, which approved a settlement agreement in the Thomas Dvorak, et al. v. City of St. Paul et al. complaint; and

WHEREAS, one requirement set forth in the settlement agreement necessitates a modification of the definition for the 1-inch (single family dwelling) meter size; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that pursuant to Section 85.01 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code, the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Saint Paul hereby recommends that the following Water Charges for all water bills levied on or after January 1, 2020 be approved and established by the Saint Paul City Council following a public hearing.

WATER CHARGES

WATER VOLUME CHARGE
A water volume charge shall be applied to all active water service accounts in the SPRWS service area. The charge shall be the product of the volume of water metered or estimated and one of the corresponding rates shown below.

WATER VOLUME RATES
Effective January 1, 2020

Cities: Saint Paul, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Maplewood, West Saint Paul

Winter* per 100 cu. ft.: $2.92

Summer** per 100 cu. ft.: $3.02

Mendota Heights:

Winter* per 100 cu. ft.: $3.45

Summer** per 100 cu. ft.: $3.56

All other cities:

Winter* per 100 cu. ft.: $3.50

Summer** per 100 cu. ft.: $3.62

FOR ACCOUNTS HAVING...

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