By Miriam Raftery
June 13, 2017 (La Mesa)—Helix Water District’s board will hold a special meeting tonight at 6 p.m. at the district headquarters (7811 University Avenue, La Mesa) to consider the proposed fiscal year 2017-18 budget of $88,282,730. Click to view the complete board package. Scroll down for details on a proposed rate increase, most due to a hike in rates from the County Water Authority:
Total costs, including capital expenses and water purchases, are increasing by approximately $2.5 million, or 2.9 percent versus the prior year’s budget, primarily due to an increase in capital expenses.
This proposed budget’s affect to the average customer using 18 units every two months
- Water Rate Increase due to San Diego County Water Authority 2.3%
- Water Rate Increase due to Helix Water District 1.6%
- Total Water Rate Increase 3.9%