Westminster City Council on Monday, Oct. 8, approved by a 4-1 vote an increase in water and sewer rates and tap fees for 2019-20 to fund critical needs in our water and sewer system. Councillor Dave DeMott voted no; Mayor Pro Tem Maria De Cambra is absent on maternity leave and Councillor Kathryn Skulley was absent on business.
The final vote on the ordinances increasing the rates and tap fees means they will become effective on Jan. 1, 2019, and Jan. 1, 2020.
The vote was on the first reading of ordinances increasing the rates and tap fees. The vote for second reading of the ordinances is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 8. Rates and fees would become effective on Jan. 1, 2019, and Jan. 1, 2020.
There was a presentation on the proposal and an opportunity for the public to provide comments and ask questions on Monday, Sept. 10. View the presentation.
The following provides information on the proposal, its impact on utility bills and how it will help the city deliver on its commitment to provide safe, reliable water and sewer service to residents and businesses.