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Thursday, October 25, 2018 / Categories: Public Notices

FortisAlberta Franchise Fee Decrease Notice

Please be advised that the Town of Whitecourt is proposing to decrease the local access fee, which is charged to FortisAlberta Inc. (FortisAlberta) for the use of municipal lands for its power lines, effective January 1, 2019.

This fee is recovered by FortisAlberta from its customers as the local municipal access fee on electric billings for all customers that receive electric service in the Town of Whitecourt.  This local access fee percentage will be decreased from 2.55% to 2.42% of the delivery charge of FortisAlberta, excluding energy related riders.  However, with the proposed 2019 rates, the local access fee will Increase from $1.52 to $1.54 based on an average monthly usage of 625kWh.

Questions or concerns should be directed to Judy Barney, Director of Corporate Services at 780-778-2273.