It would be seem like the Municipality of Central Elgin didn't waste any time, after
the Special Meeting Of Council On Monday, October 31st, 2016 where Report PW-76-16
came before Council. The Report explained all the details of this tender process,
and the the bids received, for the construction of the new Port Stanley Wastewater
Treatment Plant, New Pumping Station 52 and the refurbishment of Pumping Station
51 at a cost of $17,681,221.00 exclusive of HST.
At the meeting Lloyd Perrin explained all the details of the Report, the costs,
the completion timeline for the grants, his recommendations, and ways to recover
costs. And now in the works is a plan to raise our 2017 Water and Wastewater User
Rates by 5%, with plan a, part one happening November 28th, 2016 at a Council meeting
regarding Report DFS 09-16 Proposed 2017 Water and Wastewater User Rates. If Report
DFS 09-16 gets passed, then on to plan a, part two which will happen at a Council
meeting on December 19, 2016.
The current rates and proposed rates are listed below.
Base Charge - Water
$16.46 ($17.70 in 2016)
Base Charge - Wastewater
$20.01 ($19.63 in 2016)
Water Consumption Rate
$2.81 /cubic metre ($2.68/cubic metre in 2016)
Wastewater Rate (based on water consumption)
$2.44/cubic metre ($2.32/cubic metre in 2016)