Utility Rate Advisory Commission

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To recommend adjustments to the City's utility rates after careful review of the facts and key information pertaining to the City's utility systems and infrastructure as required in the rate setting process.

To consider costs associated with providing utility service(s) that include, but are not limited to: operations and maintenance, repair and replacement, large capital projects, debt service payments and reserve requirements, enterprise utility fund reserves, customer demand forecasts and assumptions, demand side management programs, financing options, utility billing issues, customer notification, and regulatory compliance.

To consider both short and long term factors and consequences when recommending annual and/or multi-year adjustments to the City's utility rates.

To advise Council concerning the positive and negative impacts of one year versus multi-year utility rates and to recommend rate policies to the Council.

To consider the utility rates and rate structures of other communities as appropriate to provide sound recommendations to the Council.

City Council Liaison

Lucas Frerichs (Regular), Dan Carson (Alternate)

Staff Liaison

Stan Gryczko, Assistant Public Works Director, 530-757-5686

Number of Members

7 Regular and 1 Alternate

Regular Meeting Time & Place

Third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Conference Room, located at 23 Russell Boulevard.

Additional Information

Resolution Establishing the Utility Rate Advisory Commission (PDF)

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