LEGAL NOTICE STONINGTON WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED RATES INCREASE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section 7-255 of the Connecticut General Statutes, the Stonington Water Pollution Control Authority will hold a public hearing regarding proposals to increase its sewer use charges for all classes of customers by ten (10%) percent. A public hearing will be held on September 24, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Meeting Room at the Stonington Police Station, 173 South Broad Street, Pawcatuck, CT, concerning such proposal. A copy of the proposed charges is on file and available for your review in the Stonington Town Clerk's office as well as in the office of the WPCA. Richard Cody, Chairman Dated: September 13th 2019 NOTICE OF PROPOSED SEWER USE CHARGE In accordance with Section 7-255 of the General Statutes of Connecticut, the Water Pollution Control Authority of the Town of Stonington hereby proposes the following sewer use charge to apply to owners of all properties connected to the Town sewers. Effective November 1, 2019, the amount of the proposed sewer use charge shall be $5.84 (five dollars and eighty-four cents) times the number of 100 cubic feet of water metered to each property as determined by meter readings of the Aquarion Water Company or the Town of Westerly Water Division or, in the instance of a private water supply, meters provided specifically for the purpose of measuring water use. Sewer use shall be invoiced and payable at six-month intervals. So as to adjust for water used prior to and subsequent to the November 1, 2019, change of rate, the following interim charges are as follows: Billing area Water use period Rate Stonington June 1, 2019 - Nov.30, 2019 $ 5.40 per 100 cubic feet Mystic Aug 1, 2019 - Jan 31, 2020 $ 5.58 per 100 cubic feet Pawcatuck Oct 1, 2019 - March 30, 2020 $ 5.75 per 100 cubic feet For each succeeding six-month period the charge shall be $ 5.84 per 100 cubic feet until revised. The use charge shall apply to all connected properties without exception including municipally owned and all other tax-exempt properties. The charge for properties not connected for an entire billing period shall be adjusted proportionately to the number of days within the period that the property was connected. The minimum charge shall be $ 45.63 per six-month period. Charge for residences with private non-metered water supplies: Single family $ 155.15 per six-month period Multiple family $ 232.72 per six-month period Non-residential users having a private water supply shall install a suitable water meter. The Water Pollution Control Authority will adjust its charges according to measured water that is not returned to the sewer. In order to be eligible for an adjustment, property owners must make proper application and install at their expense a metering system acceptable to and specifically approved by the Authority that distinguishes between water returned to the Town sewer and water otherwise used. The owner of the property against which the use charge is levied shall be liable for payment. Invoices for payment will be mailed to the owner at six (6) month intervals and are payable within thirty (30) days of the mailing. After thirty (30) days, interest as prescribed by statute will be added to the unpaid balance until payment. Dated at Stonington, Connecticut this 13th day of September 2019. STONINGTON WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITY 405687 By: Richard Cody, Chairman


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