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File #: 18-4692    Version: 1 Name: Set Public Hearing - Storm Water Fee – City of Charlotte’s Minor System Rates
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 5/1/2018 In control: LUESA
On agenda: 5/15/2018 Final action:
Title: : Set Public Hearing - Storm Water Fee - City of Charlotte’s Minor System Rates
Attachments: 1. BA 18-4692 Notice of Public Hrg Minor System Storm Water Fees
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Title:
Set Public Hearing - Storm Water Fee - City of Charlotte’s Minor System Rates

Summary
ACTION:
Set a public hearing on June 5, 2018 for proposed changes in the Minor System component of the City of Charlotte’s Storm Water Services fees at 6:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the agenda allows

Staff Contact: W. Dave Canaan, LUESA-Storm Water Services


Presentation: No


BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:
In 1994, the County started charging a Storm Water fee to fund the administration of storm water management programs to improve water quality, reduce flood losses and repair/maintain the storm drainage system.

Minor System Component for the City of Charlotte and Towns: By Interlocal Agreement, the minor system of the storm water system is defined as ditches, swales, pipes, etc. that drain less than 1 square mile and is the responsibility of the City inside the City limits and each Town inside their town limits. The revenue generated from the minor system component of the storm water fee charged within the City and Towns is returned to the City and Towns to fund their storm water management programs.

To address the substantial increase in unfunded projects and citizen’s requests, projects in the right-of-way and aging infrastructure, the Charlotte City Manager is proposing a six (6) percent increase to the minor system component of the detached single family and All Others (multi-family and commercial) rates.

Public Hearing Request: As part of the City of Charlotte’s budgeting process, the City is considering a change in their minor system rates. The public hearing on June 5, 2018 will provide interested parties an opportunity to comment to the Board on the change in the City’s minor system component of the Storm Water fee for those properties located in the City of Charlotte. The Charlotte City Council held a public hearing on May 14, 2018 as part of their budget adoption process.

On March 15, 2018, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Advisory Com...

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