Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Lakeside Water District Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on October 1, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as may practicably be heard, at its offices located at 10375 Vine Street, Lakeside, CA 92040. The purpose of the hearing is to hear objections, protests or comments from the public about proposed and recommended water meter charges as specified below. Following the hearing, the Board will consider adopting increases in rates and fees for water services, specifically “Bi-monthly Meter Service Charges”.

The projected “Meter Service Charge” increase is as follows:

  Current Rate 2019           Proposed

          Rate 2020

Monthly Increase
Meter Size Bi-Monthly Rate Bi-Monthly Rate per/month
5/8″ 12.00 13.80 $0.90
3/4″ 14.75 16.96 $1.11
1″ 20.20 23.23 $1.52
1 1/2″ 29.50 33.93 $2.21
2″ 52.40 60.26 $3.93
3″ 86.75 99.76 $6.51
4″ 120.00 138.00 $9.00
6″ 147.30 169.40 $11.05
Fire Detector 21.80 25.07 $1.64
Construction 60.00 69.00 $4.50

The proposed meter service charge increase is necessary due to increasing expenses, the District’s projected Capital Improvement Projects and to avoid operational deficits and depletion of reserves. Any customers or property owners within the LWD service area may file a written protest for the proposed rate increases by sending a letter to LWD at 10375 Vine Street, Lakeside CA 92040. A valid protest letter must include your name, the address at which you receive service from LWD, a statement of protest and your original signature. Protest letters received by October 1, 2019 will be tabulated and presented to the Board of Directors at the public hearing regarding the rate increase to be held on October 1, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the LWD Board Room, 10375 Vine Street, Lakeside, CA. Any customers or property owners may appear at the hearing to make comments regarding the proposed rates. Letters may be delivered in person at the hearing and must be received prior to the conclusion of the October 1,  public hearing.