NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: The Duluth Public Utilities Commission will hold a public meeting by electronic means regarding proposed stormwater rate increases to fund the capital costs of improvements to the City's storm sewer system on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 5:15 p.m. The purpose of this public meeting will be to discuss the current state of the stormwater utility, to explain the proposed changes to the stormwater rates, and to receive comments from the public regarding the proposed changes.
THE MEETING: The public meeting will be held at the commencement of the regular Commission meeting, which will be held by "other electronic means" pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.021 in response to the COVID-19 emergency. Some members of the Board will be participating through video conference.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION/PUBLIC COMMENT: Due to the COVID-19 emergency and the limitation on the use of City facilities, the meeting will be in a virtual, electronic format and not in a personal, public format, and public comment will not be taken in person. However, members of the public can monitor the meeting and provide public comment on the proposed rate increase and on other agenda items through WebEx Events. Go to https://duluthmn.gov/live-meeting to access the meeting. The presentation that will be given at the public meeting pertaining to the stormwater rate increase will be posted on the Commission's webpage, https://duluthmn.gov/boards-commissions/duluth-public-utilities-commission/, for public viewing prior to the meeting. The public is also encouraged to submit written comment to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the meeting. Please include "July 2020 DPUC Agenda" in the subject line, and include your name and address and the agenda item you are speaking to. The Commission's agenda can be found online at https://duluthmn.gov/boards-commissions/duluth-public-utilities-commission/. Please note that all public comment is considered Public Data.
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