Storm Water Utility Fee Set For Final Vote Next Week

Storm Water Utility Fee Set For Final Vote Next Week (Image 1)

It’s the calm before the Storm Water Utility Fee.

Storm Water Utility Fee Goes Back Before Augusta Commissioners

An Augusta Commission committee is again taking up the fee to maintain and upgrade the storm water system.

Public Confidence In Commission A Concern With Storm Fee Vote Ahead

Ninety percent of Augusta homeowners would pay $6.40 per month. Churches and businesses would pay more.

Some city leaders are pushing for a 30 percent cut to ease the burden, which is an idea other Commissioners do not support.

Augusta Commissioners Not Prepared To Pull Trigger On Storm Water Utility Fee

“The only way I will support the storm water fee is if it is $6.40 a month. We made a mistake when we increased taxes. We didn’t go up enough on the millage rate because we couldn’t show the people we were sincere in what we are doing. The consultants, the engineers have all said that $6.40 a month will get us up to a B+ rating,” says Commissioner Bill Lockett.

Lower Rate Proposed For Storm Water Utility Fee, Enterprise Fund Defended

Public Meetings Don’t Slow Movement Of Storm Water Utility Fee

The Engineering Services Committee voted to send the issue ahead to the full Commission without a recommendation in favor, nor against.

Augusta Commissioners Put Off Vote On Storm Water Utility Fee

Plan To Hold Public Meetings After Storm Water utility Fee Vote Blasted

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