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Posted on: August 23, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Public Hearing on Proposed Water Rates

Orleans Massachusetts

Proposed Water Rate Increase
Town of Orleans

The Select Board will be holding a public hearing on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. at the Orleans Town Hall, 19 School Road in the Nauset Meeting Room.  The purpose of the hearing is to receive public input regarding the proposed water rate increase of 5.0%. Compared to the current rates the new rates for fiscal year 2023 would be as follows:


Current Rates/Quarterly
Basic Service
$ 54.00 per quarter
0 to 7,500 gallons
$  2.29 per thousand gallons
7,501 to 15,000 gallons 
$  5.56 per thousand gallons
15,001 to 25,000 gallons
$  7.12 per thousand gallons
Over 25,000 gallons
$  8.40 per thousand gallons

 


FY23 Rates/Quarter
Basic Service
$ 55.00 per quarter
0 to 7,500 gallons 
$  2.45 per thousand gallons
7,501 to 15,000 gallons
$  5.70 per thousand gallons
15,001 to 25,000 gallons
$  7.70 per thousand gallons
Over 25,000 gallons
$  8.40 per thousand gallons


The proposed rates would be effective with the October 2022 billing.  All interested parties are invited to attend.  Written comments should be received by the Select Board on or before September 1, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

Andrea Shaw Reed, Chair 
Select Board

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