Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0215    Version: 1 Name: Ordinance amending water and sewer related rates for certain Lake County systems to adjust for a third-party pass-through rate increase to the previously approved ordinance.
Type: ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/11/2020
Title: Ordinance amending Chapter 51 of the Lake County Code of Ordinances (water and sewer-related rates for certain Lake County systems) to adjust for a third-party pass-through rate increase to the previously approved ordinance.
Attachments: 1. 20.0215 Chapter 51 Rate Increase - Highlighted Final.pdf
Title
Ordinance amending Chapter 51 of the Lake County Code of Ordinances (water and sewer-related rates for certain Lake County systems) to adjust for a third-party pass-through rate increase to the previously approved ordinance.

Staff Summary
* Chapter 51 of the Lake County Code of Ordinances establishes all water and sewer user rates and connection fees for the County's water and sewer systems and is reviewed annually or as needed.
* Under the terms of the agreement between the County and the Village of Libertyville, the Village can adjust wastewater treatment plant charges to the County when there is a rate adjustment for Village users.
* The Village of Libertyville has notified the County of a wholesale sewer increase that will take effect May 1, 2020 and affect all users of the treatment facility including users within the Village of Green Oaks. The Village of Green Oaks has been provided notice of the increase.
* The wholesale sewer rates charged to the County and the Green Oaks sewer rates have been increased in the ordinance.

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O R D I N A N C E

WHEREAS, the County Board incorporated Chapter 51: Water and Sewer Rates and Charges, into the Lake County Code; and

WHEREAS, Chapter 51 establishes all water and sewer user rates, connection fees and additional charges for use of the County's water and sewer systems; and

WHEREAS, the Ordinance is revised periodically to modify rates and fees, as necessary; and

WHEREAS, the County has been notified by the Village of Libertyville of an increase to its sewer user fees effective May 1, 2020, that will impact the County's retail and wholesale customers tributary to the County's Southeast Central System; and

WHEREAS, the modified rates and fees established in Sections 51.17 and 51.19 are attached as Exhibit A.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that the water and sewer rates, connection fees and additional charges, attached as Exhibit A hereto, be adopte...

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