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  • Public Workshop for Proposed Water and Sewer Rate Increases

    NEWS RELEASE
    August 12, 2019
    Public Workshop for Proposed Water and Sewer Rate Increases


    The City of Santa Maria Utilities Department will host a public workshop to discuss proposed increases for water and sewer rates, at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28th, in the City Council Chambers at 110 East Cook Street.

    Proposed increases to water and sewer fees are necessary to account for increased costs to the water and sewer utilities. The City’s last increase for water and sewer rates occurred in July 2017.

    Notices discussing the proposed changes are being distributed with utility bills from mid- July through mid-August. The notice is also posted on the City’s website at www.cityofsantamaria.org/utilities under “Rates.”

    The Santa Maria City Council will hold a public hearing to consider the proposed rate increases on Tuesday, October 1st at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers. Written protests to the proposed rate increases must be received before the conclusion to the public hearing.

    Direct questions to the Utilities Department at (805) 925-0951 extension 7270.

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