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You may mail your written protest in advance of the Public Hearing to: City Clerk; City of Modesto; PO Box 642, Modesto, CA 95353 or hand deliver your written protest to 1010 Tenth Street, Suite 6600, Modesto, CA 95354. Protests must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 12, 2022.
Deliver your written protest before the close of the Public Hearing, which starts at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 1010 Tenth Street, Basement Level.
The City Council will consider adoption of the proposed rates at the Public Hearing on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 1010 Tenth Street, Basement Level at 5:30 p.m.
Yes, the proposed rates are similar, and in some cases less than, those of the following areas: Salida, Stockton, Manteca, and Turlock.
If adopted by the City Council, they will become effective on July 1, 2022.
Sewer rate increases are necessary for:
Details of the proceedings will be available in the City Council meeting minutes.
Yes, if these rates are approved by City Council, all new rates will be posted no later than on July 1, 2022.
The public hearing will review proposed rate increases for the next five year period. If approved, the first rate increase will go into effect July 1, 2022 and the last proposed rate increase will go into effect July 1, 2026.
Our rates, and any proposed increases, are tied to our actual cost of service. If another increase is proposed, the same public noticing and protest process will be followed.
Disregard the notice and recycle it. Contact the Utility Billing & Collections Division at 209-577-5395 to ensure your utility account has been terminated and billing has discontinued.
Copies of the Wastewater Rate Study can be downloaded from our website or picked up in person at City Hall at 1010 Tenth Street, 4th Floor, Suite 4600 in the Utilities Department.