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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2018-008 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA,AUTHORIZING THE SEWARD PUBLIC UTILITIES TO ALLOW <br /> A DELAY OF UP TO SIX MONTHS IN THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE <br /> WATER AND SEWER TARIFFS TO CORRECT THE CLASSIFICATION <br /> FOR SOME CUSTOMERS INCORRECTLY BILLED METERED WATER <br /> AND SEWER RATES RATHER THAN STANDARD MONTHLY RATES <br /> WHEREAS,the Seward City Council passed Resolution 2017-078 on November 27,2017, <br /> clarifying that only Class D customers were eligible for metered water/sewer rates through Seward <br /> Public Utilities, since rate Classes A, B and C have been and continue to be ineligible for metered <br /> rates; and <br /> WHEREAS, some water and sewer customers were previously erroneously classified to <br /> receive metered water rates,but should instead have been charged standard residential or small or <br /> large general service rates; and <br /> WHEREAS,the utility billing department requests more time to notify customers who were <br /> previously improperly classified,of the correction in their classification which will result in higher <br /> water and sewer costs,to allow those customers sufficient time to notify tenants and to pass along the <br /> standard monthly costs to those tenants. <br /> NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD,ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. Authorize the Seward Public Utilities to delay up to six months,implementing a <br /> correction to the classification of certain water and sewer customers who have been improperly <br /> billed for metered water/sewer rates,and who should instead be charged standard residential,small <br /> or large general service rates. <br /> Section 2. This resolution shall take affect immediately upon its adoption. <br /> PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward,Alaska,this 22°d <br /> day of January, 2018. <br />