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File #: 2021-008    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/8/2021 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 1/27/2021 Final action: 1/27/2021
Title: Public Hearings on Proposed FY 2022 Schedule of Revenues and Charges and FY 2022 & FY 2023 Biennial Budget Request
Sponsors: Nicolette Bateson
Indexes: Finance
Attachments: 1. Notice of Public Hearing for GLWA FY 2022 Charges on 2.24.2021, 2. Notice of Public Hearing for GLWA Proposed Biennial Budget
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Public Hearings on Proposed FY 2022 Schedule of Revenues and Charges and FY 2022 & FY 2023 Biennial Budget Request
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Agenda of: January 13, 2021
Item No.: 2021-008
Amount: N/A

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Sue F. McCormick
Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: January 13, 2021


RE: Public Hearings on Proposed FY 2022 Schedule of Revenues and Charges and FY 2022 & FY 2023 Biennial Budget Request


MOTION

Upon recommendation of Nicolette N. Bateson, Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), authorizes staff to schedule a Public Hearing on Proposed FY 2022 Schedule of Revenues and Charges and a Public Hearing on the FY 2022 & FY 2023 Biennial Budget Request to be held at a Meeting of the Great Lakes Water Authority Board on February 24, 2021, at 2 pm, via Zoom, directs that notice of these Public Hearings (attached) be published in a daily newspaper of general circulation, and directs that notice of these Public Hearings be mailed to GLWA member partner communities on or before January 25, 2021; and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.


BACKGROUND
The timing of the proposed public hearings is guided largely by contractual commitments as well as following general practice in the public sector.
Contractual Commitments
Section 7.02 of the GLWA Model Water Contract requires a Public Hearing prior to adoption of the FY 2022 & FY 2023 Biennial Budget. Section 7.02 provides:
"Notification of Rates. As soon as possible in the ratemaking process, the Board shall provide information on proposed rates and the draft data and information used in the calculation of proposed rates in a format that will enable Customer to assist in the ratemaking process. Not less than thirty calendar days prior to the hearing required by Act 279, t...

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