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City of Santa Cruz Hosts Public Hearing on May 14

Post Date:04/22/2019 10:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

April 22, 2019

 

Contact:  Janice Bisgaard, Community Relations Specialist, (831) 420-5166

                 

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — The Santa Cruz City Council will consider adoption of a proposed increase to wastewater rates at a Public Hearing during their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 14, at 7 p.m. at City Council Chambers, 809 Center St. Interested persons are encouraged to attend and comment on the issues being discussed. The proposed rates and other details are posted at www.cityofsantacruz.com.

Any property owner or tenant who is a customer of the City wastewater system may protest the proposed rates. Only one written protest per parcel, filed by an owner or tenant who is a customer, will be counted. Only written and signed protests that include the writer’s address and/or assessor parcel number will be counted to determine whether a majority protest to the proposed wastewater rate increase exists. Written protests may be mailed or hand delivered to the Santa Cruz Mayor and City Council at 809 Center Street, Room 10,

Santa Cruz, CA 95060 or emailed to citycouncil@cityofsantacruz.com.

If the proposed rate increases are opposed, the protest must be submitted in writing to be counted, even if the protestor plans to attend the Public Hearing. To be counted, the protest must: 1) be in writing; 2) state opposition to the proposed rates increase; 3) identify the parcel by assessor’s parcel number or street address; 4) include the original signature of the owner of record or a tenant who is a customer of the City wastewater system service submitting the protest; 5) be received before the conclusion of the Public Hearing on May 14, 2019.

For more information, contact Senior Civil Engineer Steve Wolfman (831) 420-5428 or swolfman@cityofsantacruz.com.

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