Charlottesville, Virginia - Charlottesville city staff will present the FY2013 Utility Rate Recommendations to City Council at their regular meeting on May 21 at 7pm in City Council Chambers. The City is proposing the following changes in water, wastewater, and gas utilities (rates are based on average single family household usage per month):
Current 24.63 Proposed 24.51 Change (0.12) Percent -0.49%
Current 25.10 Proposed 27.72 Change 2.62 Percent 10.44%
Current 77.75 Proposed 68.21 Change (9.54) Percent -12.27%
Current 127.48 Proposed 120.44 Change (7.04) Percent -5.52%
For Customers using water, wastewater, and gas the monthly charge will reduce by $7.04 or 5.52% of the combined charges for the average single family residential house using 472 cubic feet of water and 5,627 cubic feet of gas.
The rates charged to our customers are derived from charges from the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority (RWSA), operating expenses of the City utility and debt service cost.
The entire Utility Rate Report recommendation can be found on the City website at www.charlottesville.org/ubo.