Water/Sewer Rate to Increase
January 25, 2023
The Board has reviewed the current budget for 2023 and determined the need to raise the base rate by 5% across the board:
Montana Code Annotated 7-13-2275. Procedure relating to ordinances and resolutions -- rates, fees, and charges established. (1) The ayes and noes must be taken upon the passage of all ordinances or resolutions and entered upon the journal of the proceedings of the board of directors. An ordinance or resolution may not be passed or become effective without the affirmative votes of at least a majority of the total members of the board.
(5) A public hearing is not required for a cumulative rate increase of less than or equal to 5% within a 12-month period if the board provides notification of the increase to persons within the district on whom the rate will be imposed at least 10 days prior to the passage or enactment of the ordinance or resolution implementing the increase.
Undeveloped Lots Base from $15.15 to $15.91
Unoccupied and Occupied Lots Base from $57.87 to $60.76
Commercial Lots Base from $69.84 to $73.33
Industrial Lots Base from $150.90 to $158.45
Resolution to be passed at the February 14th, 2023 monthly board meeting with rate increase to become effective as of March 1st, 2023.