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PULLED <br /> Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2018-021 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, RESCINDING RESOLUTION 2017-077, WHICH AMENDED <br /> THE SEWER TARIFF TO PROVIDE FOR A 2.1% RATE ADJUSTMENT <br /> BEGINNING THE FIRST BILLING CYCLE OF THE 2018 CALENDAR <br /> YEAR, ADDING A SEASONAL TURN-ON/TURN-OFF FEE, <br /> CLARIFYING THAT METERED RATES APPLY ONLY TO CLASS D <br /> CUSTOMERS,AND OTHER HOUSEKEEPING CHANGES <br /> WHEREAS,the Seward City Council passed Resolution 2017-077 on November 27,2017, <br /> amending the Sewer Tariff to provide for a 2.1%rate adjustment beginning the first billing cycle of <br /> the 2018 calendar year, adding a seasonal turn-on/turn-off fee, clarifying that metered rates apply <br /> only to Class D customers,and other minor housekeeping changes; and <br /> WHEREAS, as a result of implementing the intended 2.1% rate increase, a number of <br /> historical billing system errors were discovered which, in the past, resulted in under-billing <br /> numerous customers based on incorrect classification of customer accounts or incorrect historical <br /> rates being applied to a rate class, with said errors causing the implementation of the 2018 tariff <br /> rates approved on November 27,2017,to have a significantly higher impact on some customer rates <br /> than intended by the Seward City Council; and <br /> WHEREAS,to alleviate the rate shock associated with this action,the City Council desires <br /> to rescind Resolution 2017-077 in its entirety, retroactive to January 1, 2018. <br /> NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD,ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. Resolution 2017-077 approved on November 27, 2017 is hereby rescinded <br /> effective retroactively to January 1,2018. <br /> Section 2. All previous Resolutions in conflict herewith are hereby repealed effective <br /> January 1, 2018. <br /> Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon adoption. <br /> PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward,Alaska,this 20th day of <br /> March, 2018. <br /> THIS RESOLUTION WAS REMOVED FROM THE AGENDA <br />