90 Victoria Lane
Aptos, CA
95003

(831) 662-3204
x1... Operations
x2... Billing & Office
x3... General & Board Members

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Trout Gulch Mutual Water Mission Statement:


Trout Gulch Mutual Water (TGW), a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation, that is member owned and managed. TGW is dedicated to managing water, a precious resource, through production, storage, and distribution in the safest and most cost effective manner possible. Our Board of Directors shall assure good stewardship of company operations entrusted to them by its members and remain transparent with each and every action and activity undertaken. Decisions shall reflect integrity and fairness to all members served.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Water Rate Increase Update

Thanks to all who provided input by mail or at our two March Member Meetings on the water rate increase options recommended by our consultant, Dr. Brent Haddad. The member input was nearly unanimous in terms of preferring Option 2 which has the lower bimonthly rates of $210.35 for non-metered customers and $148.70 plus the two tiered charge (tier #1 of 0-6000 cubic feet @ $0.0127 per cubic foot and tier #2 of 6,001 + cubic feet at $0.0255 per cubic foot) for the water used by metered customers. The Board of Directors, in the April 17, 2011 Board Meeting adopted the Option 2 rate structure to become effective July 1, 2011. The Board also intends to move forward installing 90-100% of the meters by June 30, 2012. And, beginning July 1, 2012 all the metered flat rate customers will be converted to the metered rates at one time. Again, thank you for your input which confirmed the Board thinking and helped determine the rate increase decision.

Norm Wyman, Board President

Trout Gulch Mutual Water Company

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