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File #: 64630    Version: 1 Name: Amending the 2021 Operating Budget and Setting the 2021 Rates for the Sewer, Stormwater and Landfill.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/10/2021 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 3/30/2021 Final action: 3/30/2021
Enactment date: 4/1/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00253
Title: Amending the 2021 Operating Budget and Setting the 2021 Rates for the Sewer, Stormwater and Landfill.
Sponsors: Keith Furman
Attachments: 1. 2021 Amendment Needed.pdf, 2. 2021 Average Customer.pdf, 3. 2021 BPW Summary.pdf, 4. 2021 Landfill Rate History.pdf, 5. 2021 Sanitary Rate Schedule.pdf, 6. 2021 Sewer Rate History .pdf, 7. 2021 Stormwater Rate History.pdf, 8. 2021 Stormwater Rate Schedule.pdf
Fiscal Note
For the average residential customer of the Sewer Utility, the rate increase is projected at approximately 6.6%, which would result in an annual increase in charges of about $23.71.

Average residential customers of the Stormwater Utility can anticipate a rate increase of about 9.7%, or $11.64 more annually.

Average residential customers of Landfill can anticipate a rate decrease of about 28.6%, or $2.40 less annually.

Overall, the average residential customer’s annual bill is projected to increase about 6.7% or $32.95.

Revenues and expenses consistent with these charges have been built into the 2021 Operating Budgets of the Sewer Utility and the Stormwater Utility, although some levy-neutral budget adjustments will need to be made (detailed out in the attached pdf). No additional appropriation is required.
Title
Amending the 2021 Operating Budget and Setting the 2021 Rates for the Sewer, Stormwater and Landfill.
Body
WHEREAS, the Sewer Utility, the Stormwater Utility and the Landfill Remediation Fund are entirely self-sufficient and therefore require no property tax levy support; and

WHEREAS, consistent with the standards set forth in Wis. Stat. § 66.0821(4), the City Engineer sets utility rates each year; and

WHEREAS, now that the 2021 City Operating Budget has been adopted, the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District rates for 2021 have been set and the operating results of 2020 are known, it is now possible for the associated rates to be formally adopted for 2021.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the 2021 Rate Schedules for the Sewer Utility, Landfill and the Stormwater Utility are hereby adopted; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the 2021 Operating Budgets of Sewer Utility, Landfill and the Stormwater Utility shall be amended to reflect these new rates; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Sewer rates shall go into effect on bills generated after May 1, 2021 for April usage; and

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that Landfill and Stormwater rates...

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