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Posted on: June 29, 2021

[ARCHIVED] PROPOSED WATER RATE INCREASES

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PROPOSED WATER RATE INCREASES

The City of Tybee Island is changing its current water/sewer rate structure scheduled to begin in late Summer/early Fall. The City has not had a rate adjustment for multiple years, and is continuing to see costs exceed revenues. 

A rate structure change paired with smaller annual rate adjustments will allow the City to fund the various capital projects that are past due. These projects include; sewer line replacements, watermain replacements, well house and clarifier rehabilitation, electrical and water treatment plant upgrades and various equipment purchases. 

The average individual uses approximately 3,000 gallons of water per month. A user of 3,000 gallons can expect a monthly bill increase of roughly $13. The proposed rate structure includes a peak usage season from June 1 to August 31 as well as a 25% premium for usage over 10,000 gallons during peak season. 

The proposed rate structure is as follows: 

 

 

 

For further information on proposed rates or any questions, please contact Utility Clerk Nalene Conway at nconway@cityoftybee.org.

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