Mayor Young calls for 3-month delay of water, sewer, and stormwater rate increase

DPW Press Release

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young has directed the Department of Public Works and the Department of Finance to develop a plan to delay the effective date for the Fiscal Year 2021 water rate increases, including water, sewer and stormwater rates. The Mayor is requesting a 3-month delay in the effective date, from July, 1, 2020 to October 1, 2020. Mayor Young issued the following statement:

“At this time of uncertainty and extraordinary need, I will champion the residents of Baltimore by calling for a delay to this rate increase,” said Mayor Young. “This is an effort to support a comprehensive response and recovery to this unprecedented emergency without adding further burden on our residents.”

In the coming weeks, Mayor Young will present a plan to the Board of Estimates for consideration. Mayor Young encourages all members to put the residents of our city first and join him in this critical initiative.

 

 

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