FPUD outlines rate setting process
Last updated 11/4/2020 at 2pm
A presentation at the Oct. 26 Fallbrook Public Utility District board meeting outlined the process of setting calendar year 2021 rates.
The presentation was a nonvoting item, but the FPUD board members expressed no objection to the schedule.
In November 1996, the state's voters passed Proposition 218, which requires a public vote on benefit assessments. Proposition 218 exempts water and sewer rate increases if a cost of service study shows a relationship between the rates and the agency's cost to provide water or sewer service.
A rate setting policy can be in effect for up to five years and...