The Commission is proposing a .25 cent rate increase for this July 1, 2013 and a second .25 cent rate increase for July 1, 2014. The proposed rate increase was arrived at based upon the recommendation submitted by the TNB Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) at the Commission's Februrary 2013 meeting.
Check out Just the Facts to learn more about the basics of the proposal and why rates need to go up.
For further details on the proposed rates and the reasons driving the need to raise rates, check out the presentation given at the public input meeting on April 15.
There will be two opportunities for the public to comment in person on the proposal:
- Monday, April 15 from 6-8 p.m. - Gig Harbor Civic Center, 3510 Grandview Street, Gig Harbor.
- Monday, May 20 from 6-8 p.m. - Gig Harbor Civic Center, 3510 Grandview Street, Gig Harbor. (This will be the final hearing and the Commission is expected to take action adopting a rate adjustment)
If you would like to comment on the proposal in advance of their action, you can do so via email firstname.lastname@example.org or send written comments to: WSTC,
PO Box 47308, Olympia WA 98504-7308
Proposed TNB Rates for Two Axle Vehicles - Effective July 1, 2013
ETC Rate: $4.25
Cash Rate: $5.25
Pay By Mail Rate: $6.25
Further details can be found in the actual amendatory language to the Administrative Code.