Here is the board package link for our Regular Helix Water District Board Meeting:
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 5 p.m.
7811 University Avenue, La Mesa, CA 91942-0427
Public Hearing is at 5pm on the BRAND NEW WATER RATE STRUCTURE & 5 YEAR WATER RATES BEING PROPOSED for Board Adoption.
Above are the rates being proposed and how it affects the average user, dollars and percent increase from the year before. November 1st, Rate Increases in Effect and January 1, 2016 Water Rates Effective on Billings.
NOTE: The rates proposed are the maximum that may be implemented without additional notification to ratepayers.
As of an email from our Board Secretary today, Monday, October 5, 2016 at 5:20pm:
344 Total valid protests, Helix will accept protests till the end of the public comment at the 5pm Board Meeting on Wednesday.
Mr. Nichols’ form letter: 254 (length of 5-Year Rate Notice)
Ms. Reigner’s form letter: 15
New petition: 26
NOTE: This is the largest amount of protests we have ever received. In 2009, when the District was proposing a severe residential 5 tier water rate structure we received over 200 protests, that rate structure proposed was killed by the Board.
As always, I welcome your comments and feedback.
Blog is on my website of past meetings & comments…check it out!
Kathleen Coates Hedberg, P.E., M.P.H.
Director, Helix Water District Board
11263 Explorer Road
La Mesa, CA 91941
Thomas Paine Liberty Torchbearer Award Winner
Per the request of the Helix Water District Board on May 16, 2012, the following language is to be added by all Board Directors in all outgoing Director correspondence. "This correspondence, and any documents attached hereto, reflects the individual opinions and positions of the above-named Director and does not represent the opinions or positions of the District's Board of Directors or the District. Pursuant to Section 9.1-11(A) of the Helix Water District Policies and Procedures Manual, individual Directors, except as otherwise authorized by the Board, shall have no power to act for the District or the District's Board of Directors."
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Author: Kathleen Hedberg
Civil Engineer in 3rd Term as a Helix Water District Board Director.