The Herald-Dispatch, Oct. 28, 2015: PUBLIC NOTICE OF CHANGE TO WATER RATES BY CITY OF KENOVA

Tariff Form No. 12 (Tariff Rule 44) PUBLIC NOTICE OF CHANGE TO WATER RATES BY CITY OF KENOVA NOTICE is hereby given that the City of Kenova, a municipal public water utility, has adopted by ordinance on October 15, 2015, a tariff containing increased rates, tolls, and charges for furnishing water service to 3,893 customers in Wayne County, West Virginia. The proposed rates and changes will become effective November 30, 2015 unless otherwise ordered by the Public Service Commission. The increase will produce approximately $721,410 annually in additional revenue, an increase of 28%. The average monthly bill for the various classes of customers will be changed as follows: Residential (3,700 gal/mo) ($) INCREASE $10.72 INCREASE (%) 40% Commercial (10,000 gal/mo) ($) INCREASE $27.41 INCREASE (%) 40% Industrial (10,000 gal/mo) ($) INCREASE $27.41 INCREASE (%) 40% Resale (per 1,000 gal) ($) INCREASE $0 INCREASE (%) 0% Resale customers of the City of Kenova include the Big Sandy Public Service District, Lavalette Public Service District, and the Town of Ceredo, West Virginia. The increases shown are based on averages of all customers in the indicated class. Individual customers may receive increases that are greater or less than average. Furthermore, the requested changes are only a proposal and are subject to change (increase or decrease) by the Public Service Commission in its review of this filing. The Commission shall review and approve or modify the changes only upon the filing of a petition within thirty (30) days of the adoption of the ordinance changing said rates or charge by: (1) Any customer aggrieved by the changed rates or charges who presents the Commission a petition signed by not less than twenty-five (25) percent of all the customers served by such municipally operated public utility; or (2) Any customer who is served by a municipally operated public utility and who resides outside the corporate limits and who is affected by the change in said charges and who presents to the Commission a petition alleging discrimination between customers within or without the municipal boundaries. Said petition shall be accompanied by evidence of discrimination; or (3) Any customer or group of customers who are affected by said change in rates who reside within the municipal boundaries and who present a petition to the Commission alleging discrimination between said customer or group of customers and other customers of the municipal utility. Said petition shall be accompanied by evidence of discrimination. All petitions should be addressed to the Executive Secretary, Public Service Commission of West Virginia, 201 Brooks Street, P. O. Box 812, Charleston, West Virginia 25323. A complete copy of the proposed changes, as well as a representative of the City to provide any information requested concerning it, is available to all customers and prospective customers at the Office of City Clerk, Kenova Municipal Building, 1501 Pine Street, Kenova, West Virginia 25530. A copy of the proposed rates is available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Public Service Commission at 201 Brooks Street, P. O. Box 812, Charleston, West Virginia 25323. LH: 37013; 10-21,28