NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

6:00 PM Gateway Conference Center,

3200 Commerce Dr. Suite C, Richburg, South Carolina 29729

Pursuant to Sections 6-1-80, 6-1-1080 and 6-1-330 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976, as amended (the “SC Code”), the Chester Sewer District Commission (the “Commission”), the governing body of the Chester Sewer District, South Carolina (d/b/a Chester County Wastewater Recovery) (the “CWR”) will conduct public hearings (the “Hearings”) related to (i) CWR’s annual budget for the Fiscal Year 2024-2025 (the “Budget”), and (ii) amendments to CWR’s existing capital recovery fees (the “Capital Recovery Fees”). The Hearings will be held at the Gateway Conference Center, located at 3200 Commerce Dr. Suite C, Richburg, South Carolina 29729, on Tuesday, June 18, 2024.

The Hearings will begin at 6:00 PM (or as soon thereafter as possible) and the hearing on the Capital Recovery Fees will immediately follow the hearing on the Budget. The aforesaid Hearings shall be conducted publicly, and both proponents and opponents of the proposed actions shall be given full opportunity to be heard in person or by counsel.

Consistent with the provisions of Sections 6-1-80 and 6-1-330 (to the extent any new or revised fees are being implemented) of the SC Code, the following information is provided with respect to the proposed Budget (including operations and capital projects):

Total Revenue Proposed Revenue Percentage of Change FY 2023-2024 Est. FY 2024-2025 In Revenue Current Tax Millage $8,760,075 $10,663,800 21.73% n/a

Total Expense Proposed Expense Percentage of Change FY 2023-2024 Est. FY 2024-2025 In Expense Proposed Tax Millage $8,760,075 $10,663,800 21.73% n/a

Copies of the proposed Budget, a schedule of the revised Capital Recovery Fees and the revised policy governing such Capital Recovery Fees are available for pick up at CWR’s administrative office, which is located at 3261 Lancaster Highway, Richburg, SC 29729 during regular business hours.

Following the Hearings, the Commission will consider the approval and adoption of two separate resolutions, one regarding the Budget entitled: “A RESOLUTION OF THE CHESTER SEWER DISTRICT COMMISSION TO ADOPT A BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2024, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2025; AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED THERETO” and another for the Capital Recovery Fees entitled, “A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE AMOUNT AND SCHEDULE OF CAPITAL RECOVERY FEES; AMENDING AND RESTATING THE POLICY RELATING THERETO; AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED THERETO.” (together, the “Resolutions”). A copy of the agenda for the Commission meeting wherein the Hearings will be held and the Resolutions will be considered for adoption will be available on CWR’s website: https://cwr.services/category/notice-of-meeting/, at least 24-hours in advance of the date and time for the meeting. IPL0175573 May 30 2024