WSSC Water Hosting Virtual Public Hearing on Proposed Front Foot Benefit Rates and House Connection Charges

No Changes to Front Foot Benefit Rates for 2021

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Public Invited to Provide Input via Virtual Hearing or Call-In Number

Laurel, Md. – November 13, 2020 – WSSC Water will hold a virtual public hearing on the proposed front foot benefit rates and house connection charges that are scheduled to take effect January 1, 2021. There will be no changes to the Front Foot Benefit Rates in 2021.

Front foot benefit and house connection charges pay for the construction of the water and sewer lines leading to the property and typically appear on the property tax bill for 30 years. To learn more, visit WSSC Water’s Front Foot Benefit and House Connections information page.

Public Viewing / Participation Details

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 – 2:30 p.m.

Watch: Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Call-in number to provide comment: 240-800-7929, Conference ID: 320 025 419 #

Please note the following:

  • The public comment period will start after presentation – around 2:30 p.m.
  • When speaking, please ensure you are in a quiet location to avoid audio issues
  • Members of the public will have three minutes to speak

Those unable to join virtually can submit comments in writing to WSSC Water’s Finance Department at 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, MD 20707 or, by email to finance@wsscwater.com by noon on November 30, 2020.

The public is invited to watch WSSC Water’s monthly Commission Meeting for a presentation about the proposed rates and charges. The link to the monthly meeting, including the agenda can be found in the public meeting section of WSSC Water’s website.

WSSC Water is the proud provider of safe, seamless and satisfying water services, making the essential possible every day for our neighbors in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. We work to deliver our best because it’s what our customers expect and deserve.

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