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City starts to create Water Rate Structure

Fort St. John City Council has begun discussions surrounding a new water rate. Over the past few years the City has installed close to 6,500 water meters in residential properties. City Manager Diane Hunter says they only have about 200 more meters to install. Beginning in 2009 the City will now charge residents on a per usage basis when it comes to water. This is Diane Hunter [asset|aid=644|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=e8e7633a988177c8e616bbf51afd4c98-Diane – Water_1_Pub.mp3] City staff looked to council for it’s priorities in establishing the rates for water. Staff wanted to know if council was more concerned with conservation, billing simplicity, equity, freedom from controversy, revenue stability and revenue sufficiency. [asset|aid=645|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=e8e7633a988177c8e616bbf51afd4c98-Diane – Water Objective_1_Pub.mp3] Council stated it’s priorities are conservation and revenue sufficiency. Staff will now design a water rate and will present it to Council in early December.

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