Under Georgia Law, the Augusta Commission has the exclusive authority to establish rates and charges for water and sewer service supplied by the system. The rates charged for water and sewer service supplied by the Augusta Utilities are not subject to review or approval by any federal or state regulatory body. The Augusta Commission establishes the rates, which are subject to change at any time, as the Commission deems advisable.
The Augusta Commission established a uniform water and sewer rate schedule for the Augusta Utilities System effective April 1, 1996, which it adjusted effective September 3, 1996. On March 18, 1998 the Commission approved an ordinance (#6023) to adjust rates annually in accordance with the Consumer Price Index for the previous fiscal period effective April 1, 1998, with an adjustment made on April 1 of each succeeding year.
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