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NOTICE OF A HEARING ON
PROPOSED RATES AND CHARGES
Property owners, ratepayers and other interested parties in or served or to be
served by the water works of the Town of New Chicago are hereby notified that
Ordinance No. 2021-11, establishing rates and charges for services to be rendered
by the water works, was introduced at a meeting of the Town Council held on
July 14, 2021. At a meeting of the Town Council to be held 3:00 p.m., on Wednesday,
July 28, 2021, in the Town Council Chambers at the Town Hall, Town of New
Chicago, 122 Huber Boulevard, New Chicago, Indiana, there will be a public hearing
on the matter of the rates and charges, and consideration of adoption of said
Ordinance. Town of New Chicago Waterworks is proposing to increase its water
rates and charges to out-of-town users (“Out-of-Town Users”) as a result reduction
in hydrant rental revenue from the City of Lake Station. The schedule of proposed
rates and charges affect only the out-of-town users located in the City of Lake
Station. The Out-of-Town User water rates to customers located in the City of Gary,
City of Hobart and rural areas of Hobart Township are not affected by this change.
The revised rates and charges are as follows:
(A) General service metered rates for one month consumption periods
(1) Applicable to residential and commercial customers located outside the
corporate limits of the Town of New Chicago including the City of Gary, the City
of Hobart, the City of Lake Station, and the rural areas of Hobart Township, Lake
County, Indiana (“Out-of-Town Users”). For use of and service rendered by the
above noted utility based upon the amount of water supplied by the utility.
Rate per
Water
Total
1,000
Tracker
Water
Consumption per Month
Gallons
Rate
Rates
First 2,000 gallons$
$ 14.75
$
.35
$ 15.10
Next 8,000 gallons
11.88
.35
12.23
Next 40,000 gallons
10.28
.35
10.63
Next 50,000 gallons
8.98
.35
9.33
Over 100,000 gallons
8.67
.35
9.02
(2) Minimum Charge:
Size of Meter
5/8” - 3/4” water meter
$ 30.20
1” water meter
66.89
1½” water meter
128.04
2” water meter
234.34
3” water meter
340.64
4” water meter
553.24
6” water meter
1,019.74
All other rates and charges from Ordinance 2017-10 shall remain in effect
for residents and business water users located within the Town of New Chicago,
Indiana. At such hearing and prior to final adoption of said ordinances all interested
parties may appear and be heard. A copy of Ordinance No. 2021-11 may be
examined at the office of the Clerk-Treasurer.
Dated this 14th day of July 2021.
Dorothy R Zimmer
Clerk-Treasurer
Town of New Chicago
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