Notice of Proposed Tax Increase August 2012

NOTICE OF PROPOSED TAX INCREASE

SALT LAKE CITY SUBURBAN SANITARY DISTRICT NO. 1

 

The Salt Lake City Suburban Sanitary District No. 1 is proposing to increase its property tax revenue.

The Salt Lake City Suburban Sanitary District No.1 tax on a $223,000 residence would increase from $25.27 to $47.96 which is $22.69 per year.

The Salt Lake City Suburban Sanitary District No. 1 tax on a $223,000 business would increase from $45.94 to $41.25, which is $41.25 per year.

If the proposed rate is approved, Salt Lake City Suburban Sanitary District No. 1 would increase its property tax revenue by 89.5% above last year’s property tax revenue excluding new growth.

 

All concerned citizens are invited to a Public Hearing on:

 Date: August 9, 2012

 Time: 6:00 P.M.

 Place: Salt Lake City Suburban Sanitary

 District No. 1 Office

 3932 South 500 East

 Salt Lake City, UT  84107-1895

 

To obtain more information regarding the tax increase, citizens may contact Salt Lake City Suburban Sanitary District No. 1 at (801) 262-2904.

 

 Why an increase?   

1.    Current collection system is approx. 55 yrs old - Estimate useful life is 50yrs

2.    Many lines need to be rehabilitated (Relined vs Replaced)

3.    Annual Maintenance has pinpointed $9.4 million worth of capital projects that

        need rehabilitation within the next 5 yrs

4.    Line failure & replacement is 5x the cost of a proactive relining

5.    Entering a new stage of collection system

  

Why so Large?

    District has not had a property tax increase in over 20 yrs

Lateral Definition

All Lateral Sewers or Building Sewers were initially installed (or will be installed) by owners of property within the District’s boundaries whose property is served by the District. Lateral Sewers or Building Sewers are not part of the District’s system. The District has no responsibility for any Lateral Sewer or Building Sewer. 
All ownership, maintenance, repairs, and replacements of any Lateral Sewer or Building Sewer are the sole responsibility of the property owner whose property is served by the District. The term “Lateral Sewer” is defined as follows: “That portion of any sewer and all parts thereof beginning at the plumbing outlet of any building, structure, institutional, industrial, or other structure or facility and running to the District Main Sewer, including the connection to the District Main Sewer (e.g., Inserta Tee, wye, nose-on, etc.). The terms “Lateral Sewer” and “Building Sewer” are synonymous.”

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