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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Commissioner's Corner (Issue 173)

As I write the Commissioner Corner article for the first Newsletter of 2018, a glance at the calendar reveals that today is December 7th, the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. President Franklin Roosevelt so famously called it “a date which will ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Customer Responses - Utility Tax (Issue 173)

In the Commissioner Corner article in the September/October Newsletter, Commissioner Ron Nowicki let you know that the City of Federal Way had discussed earlier whether to seek to impose a utility tax on water and sewer rates within the City. He also aske...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Board Approves Small Rate Increase (Issue 173)

At its regular meeting on December 15th, the Board of Commissioners adopted water and sewer rates for the years 2018 to 2022. The new rates provide for an increase in water rates of 1.75% each year, while sewer rates are slated to go up by 2.75% per year....

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

King County Seeks to Charge Right-of-Way Rent (Issue 173)

In November 2016, the King County Council passed Ordinance No. 18403, which seeks to impose a rental charge on certain utilities with facilities located in County streets and roads. The County has since adopted draft rules to implement the rental charge. ...

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