Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-1031    Version: 1 Name: Ordinance amending water and sewer related rates for certain Lake County systems to account for Village of Fox Lake pass through increase, publish Lakes Region Sanitary District connection and user fees for FY2020 and adjust the previously approved rate o
Type: ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/27/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/11/2020
Title: Ordinance amending Chapter 51: Water and Sewer Rates and Charges of the Code of Ordinances for certain Lake County systems to account for Village of Fox Lake pass through increase, publish Lakes Region Sanitary District connection and user fees for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 and adjust the previously approved rate ordinance for FY2021.
Attachments: 1. 08.05.20 Rate Ordinance Fox Lake Pass-thru and FY2021 Highlight.pdf
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Ordinance amending Chapter 51: Water and Sewer Rates and Charges of the Code of Ordinances for certain Lake County systems to account for Village of Fox Lake pass through increase, publish Lakes Region Sanitary District connection and user fees for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 and adjust the previously approved rate ordinance for FY2021.

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 periodically modified as needed.
* The County has been notified by the Village of Fox Lake of an increase to its sewer user fees effective May 1, 2020.
* Additionally, the connection and user fees previously captured in the rate ordinance for the former Lakes Region Sanitary District will be incorporated into this most recent update. The FY2020 rates will be included in the County's Rate ordinance with two rates corrected from what was published in the Lakes Region Sanitary District Rate Ordinance. The FY2021 rates include the percentage increases based on the multi-year rate study.
* Wholesale and retail customers will be notified of the ordinance changes.
* Pass-through increases will be applied at the end of the next appropriated billing cycle.
* Rate increases for FY2021 will take effect on December 1, 2020.

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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 modified rates and fees established in Sections 51.15 through 51.28 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 charg...

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