PUBLIC NOTICE

 

PUBLIC NOTICE OF CHANGE IN RATES BY

MUNICIPALITIES

 

NOTICE is hereby given that the City of Williamstown, a public utility, has adopted by ordinance on March 3, 2015, a tariff containing increased rates, tolls and charges for furnishing water service to 1,504 customers at Williamstown in the County of Wood, West Virginia.

The proposed increased rates and charges will become effective May 1, 2015 unless otherwise ordered by the Public Service Commission and will produce approximately $35,771 annually in additional revenue, an increase of ten percent. The average monthly bill for the various classes of customers will be changed as follows:

 

($) Increase              ({4ceb532c6f579389df471c6c1e832caf2346b74dc60fcbf6aabd4d29df3baf9c}) Increase

 

Residential                   $ 2.29                         10 {4ceb532c6f579389df471c6c1e832caf2346b74dc60fcbf6aabd4d29df3baf9c}

 

Commercial                  $34.47                        10 {4ceb532c6f579389df471c6c1e832caf2346b74dc60fcbf6aabd4d29df3baf9c}

 

Industrial                       $24.05                         10 {4ceb532c6f579389df471c6c1e832caf2346b74dc60fcbf6aabd4d29df3baf9c}

 

Government                 $10.95                         10 {4ceb532c6f579389df471c6c1e832caf2346b74dc60fcbf6aabd4d29df3baf9c}

 

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 rates and charges are only a proposal and are subject to change (increases or decreases) by the Public Service Commission in its review of this filing. This Commission shall review and approve or modify the increased rates only upon the filing or a petition within thirty (30) days of the adoption of the ordinance changing said rates or charges by:

 

(1). Any customer aggrieved by the changed rates or charges who presents to the Commission a petition signed by not less than twenty-five percent of the customers served by such municipality 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 rates or charges and who presents to the Commission a petition alleging discrimination between customers within and 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, WV 25323.

A complete copy of the proposed rates, as well as a representative of the company to provide any information requested concerning it, is available to all customers, prospective customers or their agents at the following office of the Company.

 

City of Williamstown

100 W. 5th Street

Williamstown, WV 26187

 

A copy of the proposed rates is available for public inspection at the office of Secretary of the Public Service Commission at 201 Brooks Street, P.O. Box 812, Charleston, West Virginia.

 

 

Mar 6, 13