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Water Board to hold public hearing on possible rate increase in December

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WATER BOARD, COUNTY OF HAWAI‘I NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Water Board of the County of Hawai‘i will hold a public hearing at the Department of Water Supply, Operations Center, 889 Leilani Street, Hilo, Hawai‘i, on Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at 9:45 a.m. for the purpose of considering and adopting a new cost of Power Adjustment Clause, pursuant to Hawai‘i Revised Statutes Chapter 54, Part III, as amended.

RATE CHANGE: POWER COST CHARGE The current Power Cost Charge of $1.66 per thousand gallons is under consideration for a possible increase to reflect the increase in the Department of Water Supply’s power costs through October 2010. The proposed Power Cost Charge will be at a rate between $1.50 and $2.00. The approved rate will be effective the first day of the month after the establishment of the rate by the Water Board.

The public may view the Power Cost Charge calculation analysis at 345 Kekūanaō‘a Street, Hilo, Hawaii, 96720 and at the Department’s web site at: www.hawaiidws.org

All those desiring to express their views, comments, or submit data on the above matter may do so by submitting statements in writing to the Chairperson of the Water Board of the County on or before the date of the public hearing; but anyone interested may appear in person to submit their data, views, or comments orally before the Water Board at the hearing. Submissions made to the Chairperson prior to the date of the hearing shall be mailed or delivered to the Chairperson in care of the Department of Water Supply, 345 Kekūanaō‘a Street, Hilo, Hawai‘i 96720.

If accommodation or auxiliary aid and/or services (i.e., sign language, interpreter, large print) to participate in the hearing is required, please call (808) 961-8050.

Dated at Hilo, Hawai‘i, this 10th day of November, 2010. WATER BOARD OF THE COUNTY OF HAWAI‘I By: Dwayne Mukai Its Chairperson

One Response to “Water Board to hold public hearing on possible rate increase in December”

  1. please dont give water dept a rase they dont need it why we pay now taxes through our ass give the public a break we voted for you

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