Last evening, Cedar Key Water Sewer District Board met for its Final Budget Hearing for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 at 5:01 pm at the CKWSD office at 510 Third Street in Cedar Key. Present were General Manager John McPherson and Board members: Chair Dottie Haldeman, Vice Chair Thelma McCain, Secretary Leslie Sturmer, and Seth Colson. Board member Chris Reynolds was not in attendance.
Resolution 2016 adopted the final levying of ad valorem taxes for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.
- In effect, the ad valorem millage rate will increase from 1.1350 mills to 1.1750 mills. The increase is 5.2% higher than the rollback rate.
Resolution 2016-06 adopted the final 2016-2017 fiscal year budget. Included in it are two modest rate Increases.
- The water base rate for small users will increase from $21.18 to $22.00.
- The wastewater base rate for small users will increase from $20.21 to $21.00.
Resolution 2016-07 authorized the general Manager to sign the necessary documents to apply for a Class V injection well permit. In the CKWMD’s design and construction of a new water treatment plant, disposal of desalination concentrate will be done by deep well injection, hence the need for the permit.