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File #: 22-0643    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CM Action Item - Health and Human Services Status: Passed
File created: 7/13/2022 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/7/2022 Final action: 9/7/2022
Title: Request approval of a Resolution to approve a five percent (5%) water and sewer volumetric rate increase for each of the next 3 years; to make the necessary increases to the water and sewer fee schedules; to approve modifications to the water connection fees for North Fulton; to provide for an effective date; and for other purposes. The Resolution to authorize increases in water and sewer rates, fees and charges effective January 1, 2023, which are necessary to complete the projects included in the 2023 to 2026 Water and Wastewater Capital Improvement Program. To protect the interest of the County, the County Attorney is authorized to approve each of these documents as to form and make any necessary modification, prior to execution by the necessary County official. (APPROVED)
Attachments: 1. 8.25.22 Resolution 5% Water and Sewer Volumetric Rate Increase

DEPARTMENT
Public Works

REQUESTED ACTION (Identify appropriate Action or Motion, purpose, cost, timeframe, etc.)
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Request approval of a Resolution to approve a five percent (5%) water and sewer volumetric rate increase for each of the next 3 years; to make the necessary increases to the water and sewer fee schedules; to approve modifications to the water connection fees for North Fulton; to provide for an effective date; and for other purposes. The Resolution to authorize increases in water and sewer rates, fees and charges effective January 1, 2023, which are necessary to complete the projects included in the 2023 to 2026 Water and Wastewater Capital Improvement Program. To protect the interest of the County, the County Attorney is authorized to approve each of these documents as to form and make any necessary modification, prior to execution by the necessary County official. (APPROVED)
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REQUIREMENT FOR BOARD ACTION (Cite specific Board policy, statute or code requirement)
Pursuant to the Supplementary Powers provision of the Article 9, Section 2, ? III of the Constitution of the State of Georgia, Fulton County is delegated the authority to provide sewer and water services. The County's authority to "prescribe, revise, and collect rates, fees, tolls, or charges for the services..." is set out in O.C.G.A. ? 36-82-62. The Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District ("MNGWPD") recommends to local governments in its Wastewater and Water Management Plans that "...water rates should be based on a local rate study and designed to provide a sufficient revenue stream to support program costs and facility maintenance." Wastewater Management Plan, May 2009, at 12-8; Water Supply and Water Conservation Management Plan, May 2009, at 13-8.; Policy and Procedure 600-69.

STRATEGIC PRIORITY AREA RELATED TO THIS ITEM (If yes, note strategic priority area below)
Health and Human Services

COMMISSION DISTRICTS AFFECTED
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