NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: The Duluth Public Utilities Commission will hold a public hearing by electronic means regarding a proposed sanitary sewer rate increase on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 5:15 p.m. The purpose of this public hearing will be to explain the proposed 4.5% increase to the sanitary sewer variable rates and to receive comments from the public regarding the proposed change. The public hearing 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 hearing and regular 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 hearing and meeting and provide public comment on the proposed sanitary sewer rate increase and on other agenda items through WebEx Events. Go to https://du luthmn.gov/live-meeting to access the meeting. The public is also encouraged to submit written comment to email@example.com prior to the meeting. Please include "September 2021 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://du luthmn.gov/boards-commis sions/duluth-public-utilities-commis sion/. Please note that all public comment is considered Public Data.
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