Councilman Vitalis Lanshima has announced two public Town Hall Meetings will be held next week for residents of District 21 to learn more about the pending MSD rate increase ordinance currently before the Louisville Metro Council.
“It is important that the residents of District 21 have a chance to learn more about what has been purposed as MSD attempts improve its infrastructure throughout the city,” says Lanshima. “MSD is looking at almost $4 billion in needed improvements and I want everyone to have a chance to voice their thoughts on this ordinance.”
The Ordinance is sponsored by Council members Barbara sexton Smith (D-4), David James (D-6) and Stuart Benson (R-20). It would allow MSD to increases its rates to as high as 10% for a period of four years. MSD can only raise its raises as high as 6.9%. Any increase about that must get Metro Council approval.
Tony Parrott, the Executive Director of MSD, will be available to speak about the rate hike at both meetings.
The Councilman is encouraging residents to attend either of these two meetings:
“These are the first of a series of community meetings I plan to conduct on various issues in the district,” says Lanshima. “I also wanted to encourage everyone in the district to come out to meet me and let me know what is on your mind regarding issues or concerns.”