Sudlersville looks to raise water, sewer rates
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.
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.