Sudlersville looks to raise wa­ter, sewer rates

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SUDLERSVILLE — The Sudlersville Town Com­mis­sion in­tro­duced a res­o­lu­tion May 4 to raise quar­terly wa­ter and sewer rates and amend charges.

Res­o­lu­tion No. 2016-02 would in­crease the wa­ter ser­vice charge from $37.50 per equiv­a­lent dwelling unit to $80.90 per EDU for the first 12,000 gal­lons; delete the fee for wa­ter me­ter re­place­ment; and amend the wa­ter us­age charge for all users from $6 for ev­ery 1,000 gal­lons of wa­ter used to $6 for ev­ery 1,000 gal­lons of wa­ter used af­ter the first 12,000 gal­lons.

It would in­crease the sewer ser­vice charge for all users from $100 per EDU to $118.65 per EDU and add a sewer us­age charge for all users of $6 for ev­ery 1,000 gal­lons of wa­ter used in ex­cess of the first 12,000 gal­lons.

A pub­lic hear­ing on the res­o­lu­tion is set for June 1 dur­ing the monthly com­mis­sion meet­ing be­gin­ning at 6:30 p.m. in the town of­fice, 200 S. Church St., Sudlersville. Writ­ten com­ments should be sub­mit­ted to the town of­fice by noon June 1. The com­mis­sion in­tends to act on the res­o­lu­tion im­me­di­ately fol­low­ing the pub­lic hear­ing.

If adopted, the new rates will be ef­fec­tive for the quar­ter be­gin­ning July 1.

PHO­TOS BY MIKE DAVIS

Centreville res­i­dent Kim­berly Kehm is sworn into a three-year term on the town’s ethics com­mis­sion on a dur­ing the Centreville Town Coun­cil meet­ing on Thurs­day, April 28.

Centreville res­i­dent Dale An­der­son, right, is sworn into a fiveyear term for the town’s plan­ning com­mis­sion on Thurs­day, April 28, by coun­cil­man Tim McCluskey.

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