Angola Common Council Discusses Public Fire Protection Surchages
Tuesday Oct 16, 2018 2:52am
The Angola Common Council discussed calculations of a public fire protection surcharge on Monday evening.
The Angola Common Council heard a report and recommendations regarding calculations of a public fire protection surcharge increase from John Julien of Umbaugh & Associates. Julien praised the council for the diligence to keep rate increases minimum.
The proposed three year phase in includes a rate increase of $2.25 for year one, $4.50 for year two, and $6.74 for year three. Umbaugh's proposal also included a five year phase in beginning at $1.35 in the first year and $6.74 in the fifth year. Council entertained the idea of a cost of service study to more accurately assess the necessary rate increase and will visit the topic in future meetings.
The next Angola Common Council meeting will take place on November 5, 2018 at 7 PM.