NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED DECREASE IN SEWER RATES AND CHARGES FOR THE TOWN OF PONETO, INDIANA

Property owners and other interested parties in the Town of Poneto, Indiana, are hereby notified that the Rate Ordinance, decreasing the rates and charges for services to be rendered by the sewer works, was introduced at a meeting of the Council held on December 26, 2018. A public hearing of the Council will be held at 6:00 p.m., local time, on January 14, 2019, at Town Hall, 105 W. Washington St., Poneto, IN, on the matter of the rates and charges. The Council will convene and may consider the adoption of said ordinance at the meeting to be held on January 14, 2019.

The Rate Ordinance provides for an increase in rates as set forth in Exhibit A.

At such public hearing and prior to final adoption of the Rate Ordinance, all interested parties may appear and be heard. The complete text of proposed Rate Ordinance and the Rate Report prepared by the financial advisor are on file and available for examination and copying at the office of the Town’s Clerk-Treasurer at 105 W. Washington St., Poneto, IN, during regular business hours, and will be available at the public hearing.

Following the adoption of the Rate Ordinance, users located outside the municipality’s corporate boundaries may be entitled to petition the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission under Indiana Code Section 8-1.5-3-8.3 to review and adjust the rates and charges imposed on the users if a petition under Indiana Code Section 8-1.5-3-8.2 or under Indiana Code Section 36-9-23-26.1 with respect to the same rate ordinance has not been filed.

Dated this 27th day of December, 2018.

TOWN OF PONETO, INDIANA

Clerk-Treasurer

Exhibit A

SECTION 1. The Rate Ordinance, amending rates and charges for the use of and services rendered by the sewer works system establishes rates as follows:

RATES:     Flat Rate     $65.00

SEWER CONNECTION FEE: $1,500.00

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