Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0689    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: 5/20/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/9/2020
Title: Ordinance amending Chapter 51, Water and Sewer Rates and Charges, of the code of ordinances related to water and sewer rates.
Attachments: 1. 20-0689 Chapter 51 Rate Increase - Highlighted Final.pdf
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Ordinance amending Chapter 51, Water and Sewer Rates and Charges, of the code of ordinances related to water and sewer rates.

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 periodically to modify, as necessary.
* Under the terms of the agreement between the County and the Village of Grayslake, the Village can adjust transport charges to the County when there is a rate adjustment for Village users.
* The Village of Grayslake has notified the County of a retail sewer increase that will take effect May 1, 2020 and affect all sewer users including those within the Arbor Vista Subdivision.
* Customer's rates will increase $0.24 from $10.40 per 1,000 gallons to $10.64 per 1,000 gallons as a result of a direct pass-through rate increase by the Village of Grayslake.
* The County will provide notice of the increase to the customers in the Arbor Vista Subdivision.

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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 Grayslake of an increase to its sewer user fees effective May 1, 2020, that will impact the County's retail customers tributary to the County's Northeast Central System; and

WHEREAS, the modified rates and fees established in Section 51.17 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 adopted and be made effective on dates as identified in various sections of Chapter 51.

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