Notice of Decrease to the Franchise Fee on Natural Gas Billings
The Town of Whitecourt is proposing to decrease the natural gas distribution franchise fee which it charges ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. for the exclusive right to deliver natural gas to the residents of Whitecourt and for use of municipal lands for its natural gas lines, effective January 1st 2022. The franchise fee applies to all customers that receive gas services in Whitecourt and is required to be billed as a separate charge on gas billings.
The current franchise fee is set at 26.58% of ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. delivery revenues and will decrease to 25.92% effective January 1, 2022. For an average residential customer using 115 GJs per year, this will result in an annual decrease of approximately $4.43 from the average that would otherwise be paid in 2022. The franchise fee is anticipated to account for approximately $173.79 of the average annual residential bill in 2022.
For questions or concerns please contact:
Director of Corporate Services
5004 – 52 Avenue, Box 509