Public Notice: Intention to adopt the 2022 water and wastewater rates and fees and charges

Public Notice:  Intention to adopt the 2022 water and wastewater rates and fees and charges

The Council of the Corporation of the Town of Lincoln hereby gives Notice that it has commenced discussions to adopt the 2022 Budget for the Town of Lincoln and its associated Boards and Committees. As part of the budget review process, Council will consider the 2022 Fees and Charges By-law and the establishment of the 2022 water and wastewater rates.

The water and wastewater rates provide for the treatment/distribution of water and the collection/treatment of wastewater and shall fund operating expenses and capital expenditures associated with the Town’s water and wastewater systems. The Fees and Charges By-law sets the rates for all user-pay services.

The Committee of the Whole (Budget) meeting on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. will include the public meeting for the consideration of the 2022 water and wastewater rates and user fees and charges.

This meeting is to be held electronically in accordance with section 238 of the Municipal Act, which provides for Electronic Participation where an emergency has been declared to exist in all or part of the municipality under section 4 or 7.01 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, and the Town’s Procedural By-law. Members of the public may observe the proceedings by accessing the live webcast at our YouTube Channel.

Public participation in the open session portions of this electronic meeting may occur through viewing the live webcast.

Any person wishing to make submissions to Council regarding the proposed 2022 water and wastewater rates or fees and charges are invited to submit written comments to clerks@lincoln.ca no later than 12:00 p.m. on the Monday before the meeting. All delegation submissions will be provided to the Mayor and Council prior to the meeting and will form part of the public record.

Council’s consideration and adoption of the 2022 water and wastewater rates and user fees and charges is anticipated to follow the public meeting on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.

Members of the public may observe the proceedings by accessing the live webcast at our YouTube Channel.

Should approval of the 2022 Water and Wastewater Rates or Fees and Charges be deferred, no further notice is required if a public statement is made at the meeting of November 10, 2021, that the matter has been deferred and the municipality now intends to adopt or amend the budget at a later Council meeting specified in the public statement.

Lawrence Wagner
Director of Finance & Administration

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