2021 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Cole J.
Annual Sewer Rate Increases (language only)

Item 379 #1h

Item 379 #1h

Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Quality


Page 460, after line 20, insert:

"I. The Department may include as a factor sewer rate increases obligated by a city in a Water Quality Improvement Fund grant agreement for calculation of the ratio of annual sewer charges to reasonable sewer cost in determining the appropriate grant percentage for a priority project to consolidate and upgrade nutrient removal for the Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan."


(This amendment authorizes DEQ to consider sewer rate increases as part of of the determination of reasonable sewer cost as part of Water Quality Improvement Fund grant agreements.)