2023 WATER RATE STUDY TIMELINE
MAY 11, 2023 - Utilities Department presents a "primer" to Finance Committee about the Water Enterprise Fund. Please see the presentation here.
JULY 25, 2023 - Utilities Department presents to Finance Committee the Preliminary Draft Water Rate Study Report. Please see Powerpoint Presentation here.
AUGUST 22, 2023 - City Council Study Session - Proposed Water Rate Study. Please see Study Session presentation here.
To review a copy of the 2023 WATER RATE STUDY- Final Draft Report, please click here.
On September 26th, City Council approved the 2023 Water Rate Study and its recommendations for water rate adjustments. Council also directed staff to mail a Prop 218 Public Notice to all property owners and active water customers to inform them of the rate adjustments over the next five years, starting January 1, 2024. A copy of the Prop 218 Notice may be seen here.
NOVEMBER 14, 2023 - City Council - Conduct Prop 218 Public Hearing To Amend Water Rates - Tabulation of "Protest" Votes and Approve Resolution to Amend Water Rates.
The City recieved one protest vote to the water and sewer rates adjustments, therefore City Council approved the two Resolutions to adjust the water and sewer rates, respectively, with an effective date of January 1, 2024. The City Council staff report and Resolution No. 2023-74 (Water Rates) are provided below for your review.
ANTICIPATED FUTURE ACTIONS
JANUARY 1, 2024 - Implement the 5th & final water rate adjustment for the Prop 218 5-year cycle of the 2019 Water Rate Study
JANUARY 1, 2025 - Implement the 1st water rate adjustment for the Prop 218 4-year cycle of the 2023 Water Rate Study
General Information on the Water System
Proposed Water Rates & Monthly Impact to Most Common Bills