Tyler

Public Notice

TARIFF FORM NO. 12

PUBLIC NOTICE OF SEWER RATES OF
THE CITY OF SISTERSVILLE

NOTICE is hereby given that the CITY OF
SISTERSVILLE (the “City”) enacted an ordinance on
April 20, 2021 containing increased rates and charges
for furnishing sewer service to approximately 684
customers at Sistersville and vicinity, in Tyler County,
West Virginia.

The proposed rates and charges will become effective
45 days after enactment unless otherwise ordered by
the Public Service Commission, and will produce
approximately $26,959 annually in additional revenue,
an increase of 6.40%. The average monthly bill for the
various classes of customers will be changed as
follows:

Effective 45 Days After Enactment

Present Proposed ($) Rate (%) Rate
Rates Rates Increase Increase
Residential $36.00 $38.31 $2.31 6.42%
Commercial $102.80 $109.39 $6.59 6.41%

The City has no resale customers.

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. The Public
Service Commission shall review and approve or modify
the increased rates only upon the filing of a petition
within thirty (30) days of the adoption of the ordinance
changing said rates and charges by:

(1) Any customer aggrieved by the changed rates or
charges who presents to the Public Service
Commission a petition signed by not less than
twenty-five percent (25%) of the customers served by
the municipally operated electric or natural gas public
utility or municipally owned water and/or sewer utility
having less than four thousand five hundred (4,500)
customers and $3 million dollars annual combined gross
revenues or twenty-five percent (25%) of the
membership of the electric, natural gas or telephone
cooperative residing within the state;

(2)  Any customer who is served by a municipally owned
electric or natural gas public utility and who resides
outside the corporate limits and who is affected by the
change in the rates or charges and who presents to the
Public Service Commission a petition alleging
discrimination between customers within and without
the municipal boundaries. The petition shall be
accompanied by evidence of discrimination; or

(3)  Any customer or group of customers of the
municipally owned electric or natural gas public utility
who is affected by the change in rates who reside within
the municipal boundaries and who present a petition to
the Public Service Commission alleging discrimination
between a customer or group of customers and other
customers of the municipal utility. The 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, Post Office Box 812, Charleston,
West Virginia 25323.

A complete copy of the proposed rates, as well as a
representative of the utility to provide any information
requested concerning it, is available to all customers,
prospective customers, or their agents at the City of
Sistersville, 200 Diamond Street, Sistersville,
West Virginia.

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, Post
Office Box 812, Charleston, West Virginia 25323.

CITY OF SISTERSVILLE

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