Tony Avella's posts related to Water

AVELLA DENOUNCES UNJUST MINIMUM WATER CHARGES

Continues to advocate for passage of his bill in Senate which would eliminate the minimum charge in the City of New York 

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Bills would pull the plug on water rates: Measures in Albany by Avella, Weprin would eliminate ‘minimum charge’

Seniors and other New York City residents with low water use could get a break on their water and sewer bills if measures proposed by state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) and Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Fresh Meadows) pass in the legislature.

The bills would let the city charge users only for the water they use, and eliminate the current minimum charge for water of 49 cents a day that all must pay no matter how low their usage might be.

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STATE SENATE PASSES AVELLA’S BILL ABOLISHING UNFAIR MINIMUM WATER CHARGES

The bill eliminates minimum water charges for New York City residents, ensuring homeowners are charged only for water used

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