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Public Notice

Notice of Public Hearing Concerning Proposed Rates for Customers outside of the City of New York to be Effective July 1, 2011

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the New York City Water Board will consider an increase in the rate charged for water supply made available to customers outside of New York City from either the Croton or Catskill/Delaware systems of the Water Supply System of the City of New York (the “System”). The basis for this increase is contained in a report prepared by the Amawalk Consulting Group LLC, Rate Consultant to the Board, which sets forth the unit cost of water supply for facilities north of the City for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011.
Specifically, it is proposed that the following rate changes become effective as of July 1, 2011:

  • The regulated rate for water supply provided to users outside the City that is within the allowance quantities set forth in Section 24-360 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York, will be increased from $1,149.72 per million gallons (“MG”) to $1,238.45 per MG.
  • The rate for water supply provided to users outside the City that is in excess of the allowance quantities set forth in Section 24-360 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York will be continued at a level equal to the in-City metered rate which, as of July 1, 2011, will increase from $3,943.85 to $4,237.97 per MG.

Therefore, in accordance with Section 1045-j(3) of the Public Authorities Law, a public hearing will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, June 6, 2011 in the 2nd Floor Training Room of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s Bureau of Water Supply Sutton Park Office, located at 465 Columbus Avenue, Valhalla, New York 10595.

The Rate Consultant’s report is available on the Board’s website here. The report is also available upon request by contacting Kevin Kunkle, New York City Water Board, 59-17 Junction Boulevard, 8th Floor, Flushing, NY 11373, telephone: (718) 595-3601, email: kkunkle@dep.nyc.gov. Anyone wishing to testify at the hearing should contact Mr. Kunkle to register no later than 4:00 P.M. on June 2, 2011. A copy of any prepared or written statement for the Board’s consideration may be submitted to Mr. Kunkle by 1:00 P.M. on June 10, 2011.

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