Public Hearing Dates Set for Fiscal Year 2018 Proposed Budget
CIP Budget Public Hearings Are Also Scheduled
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LAUREL, MD – August 18, 2016: – Public hearings for the WSSC Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) preliminary proposed budget have been scheduled for February 1 and 2, respectively in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. An additional inclement weather date has also been set.
|Montgomery County||Prince George’s County|
|February 1, 2017, 7:30 p.m.||February 2, 2017, 7:30 p.m.|
|Stella B. Werner Building||RMS Building|
|7th Floor Council Hearing Room||Room 308|
|100 Maryland Avenue||1400 McCormick Drive|
|Rockville, MD 20850||Largo, MD 20774|
|WSSC Headquarters – Laurel|
|(Inclement Weather Date)|
|February 8, 2017|
|WSSC Headquarters, Auditorium|
|14501 Sweitzer Lane|
|Laurel, MD 20707|
The formal budget document will be available for review on January 13, 2017, at https://www.wsscwater.com/financial. The public will have an opportunity to comment at the hearings and/or to submit written comments. The preliminary proposed budget is submitted and annually reviewed by Montgomery and Prince George’s counties; upon approval, the final budget goes into effect July 1.
WSSC will also hold public hearings on its proposed Fiscal Years 2018 – 2023 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) budget. The first will be held on September 7, 2016, in Rockville and the second on September 8, 2016, in Largo. The six-year CIP proposes planning, design and construction expenditures for major water and sewer projects.
The CIP continues WSSC’s aggressive program to rehabilitate or replace the older portions of WSSC’s 5,600 miles of water mains and 5,400 miles of sewer mains; and finances capital facilities needed to accommodate growth within the WSSC service area.
For more information on the WSSC FY18 preliminary proposed budget and the budgetary process, visit www.wsscwater.com/financial
For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.