Details for NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON
PROPOSED RATES AND CHARGES OF THE TOWN OF
SHOALS, INDIANA WATER WORKS UTILITY
Property owners, ratepayers, and other interested parties in or served or to be served
by the WATER works of the Town of SHOALS (“Town”) are hereby notified that a public hearing will be held by the Town Council, at the Shoals Town Hall, 221 Low Street,
Shoals, Indiana 47581, commencing at 5:59 p.m. on June 29, 2021. The purpose of the
hearing is to consider an increase in the monthly water rates for the users of the Town
water works. At the hearing, interested persons may be heard concerning the water rates
and charges. The proposed ordinance, which was introducted by the Town Council at
its meeting on June 8, 2021 will be effective after adoption and implemented as soon as
practicable. The schedule of rates and charges is attached as Appendix A. The complete
text of the proposed ordinance is available for examination and copying at the office of
the Clerk-Treasurer at the Town Hall of the Town of Shoals, 221 Low Street, Shoals, Indiana 47581 during normal business hours and will be available at the public hearing.
Following the adoption of the ordinance, users located outside the Shoals corporate
boundaries may be entitled to petition the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission under
section IC 8-1.5-3-8.3 to review and adjust rates and charges imposed on the users if a
petition under IC 8-1.5-3-8.2 or under IC 36-9-23-26.1 with respect to the ordinance has
not be filed.
Water Rates and Charges: See Appendix A, attached.
All other rates and charges of the Shoals Water works will remain unchanged.
On July 12, 2021 the Town Council shall consider, and may take action on, the proposed ordinance.
Dated June 9, 2021
SIERRA RUTLEDGE
CLERK-TREASURER
APPENDIX A
METERED RATES
MONTHLY WATER VOLUME RATE
First 5,000
$7.10
Next 5,000
$3.91
Next 15,000
$3.48
Next 25,000
$3.06
Next 25,000
$1.97
Next 25,000
$1.75
Over 100,000
$1.31
MINIMUM CHARGE PER MONTH
5/8 inch water meter
$17.75
3/4 inch water meter
$17.75
1 inch water meter
$35.45
1 1/2 inch water meter
$63.34
2 inch water meter
$100.58
3 inch water meter
$213.98
4 inch water meter
$361.81
6 inch water meter
$800.53
TAP FEE FOR WATER
Per Residential Connection
$1,275.00
Per Non-Residental Connection
Actual Cost of Making The Connection,
but Not Less Than $1,275.
CUSTOMER DEPOSIT
Per Customer
$100.00
SERVICE CALLS
Reconnect Fee
$100.00
RETURNED CHECK CHARGE $36.00
LATE CHARGE PENALTY
All Bills 30 days or more delinquent 10% of the amount due
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