Lake Saint Louis Sewage & Water Fee Implementations, 2 (April 2012)

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Two Lake Saint Louis Sewage & Water Fee Implementation measures were on the April 3, 2012 ballot in the city of Lake Saint Louis which is in St. Charles County.

The first measure sought to implement a sewage fee at a rate not to exceed $50 a year to help pay for sewage maintenance and operation needs.

  • YES 738 (44.46%)
  • NO 922 (55.54%)Defeatedd

The second measure sought to implement a fee that would not exceed $1 a month in order to pay for repairs and replacement costs of water lines in the city.[1]

  • YES 886 (52.83%)Approveda
  • NO 791 (47.71%)[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Proposition 1: Shall a maximum charge not to exceed fifty dollars ($50.00) be assessed annually on residential property for each lateral sewer service line serving six (6) or less dwelling units on that property and condominiums that have six (6) or less condominium units per building and any condominium responsible for its own individual lateral sewer line to provide funds to pay the cost of certain repairs of those lateral sewer service lines which may be billed quarterly or annually?

Proposition 2: For the purpose of repair or replacement of water lines extending from the water main to a residential dwelling due to failure of the line, shall the City of Lake Saint Louis, Missouri, be authorized to impose a fee not to exceed one dollar ($1.00) per month or twelve dollars ($12.00) annually on residential property for each water service line providing water service within the City to residential property having four (4) or fewer dwelling units for the purpose of paying for the costs of necessary water service line repairs or replacements?[3]

References

  1. St. Charles County Elections, April Issues List
  2. St. Charles County Clerk, Current Election Results
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.