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File #: 18-4711    Version: 1 Name: Public Hearing – The City of Charlotte’s Minor System Rates
Type: Public Hearing Status: Public Hearing
File created: 5/11/2018 In control: LUESA
On agenda: 6/5/2018 Final action:
Title: : Public Hearing - The City of Charlotte’s Minor System Rates
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Title:
Public Hearing - The City of Charlotte’s Minor System Rates

Summary
ACTION:
1. Open public hearing to hear comments related to proposed changes to the City of Charlotte’s Minor System Rates

2. Close public hearing


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, as follows:

Detached Single Family Properties (per month)
Tier I (<2,000 square feet of impervious area) from $5.52 to $5.85
Tier II (2,000 to <3,000 square feet of impervious area) from $8.13 to $8.62
Tier III (3,000 to <5,000 square feet of impervious area) from $12.04 to $12.76
Tier IV (>5,000 square feet of impervious area) from $19.91 to $21.11

All Other Properties (per month)
The per acre fee will increase from $143.73 to $152.35

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 will provide interested pa...

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