Public Hearing Dates Set for Fiscal Year 2018 Proposed Budget

CIP Budget Public Hearings Are Also Scheduled

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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.

 

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