Important Rate Information for 2016
At 6:30 p.m. on Thurs., Dec. 17, 2015, the Fairfax Water Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on the proposed revisions to the schedule of rates, fees, and charges. The proposed revisions include a change in the commodity charge from $2.55 to $2.68 per 1,000 gallons, effective with meter readings taken on or after April 1, 2016. If approved, the proposed changes to the commodity charge and service charge would increase the average household quarterly bill by $3.42. See page 2 for a list of some of the proposed changes. The public hearing will be held at Fairfax Water’s main office at 8570 Executive Park Avenue in Fairfax. Visit www.fairfaxwater.org/rates/index.htm to see a copy of the proposed changes and directions to the main office. To speak at the hearing or obtain a hard copy of the proposed Schedule of Rates, Fees, and Charges, call 703-698-5600, TTY 711. Even with this increase, Fairfax Water’s commodity rates will remain the lowest in the Washington metropolitan region. The chart on page 2 compares regional utilities based on current commodity rates and service charges.