On June 22, 2023, the Long Beach Board of Utilities Commissioners adopted the Fiscal Year 2024 Budget and Rates and Capital Improvement Program, which covers the 12 months from October 2023 through September 2024 for water, natural gas and sewer operations.
The Board hosted four public meetings to discuss the budget on May 17, May 25, June 8 and June 22. You can view the presentations and audio/video from the budget workshops below.
The adopted budget includes a 9 percent increase to water rates. A public hearing on the proposed rate increase will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023, at 7 p.m. at the Long Beach Utilities headquarters, 1800 E. Wardlow Road.
In September, the budget will go to the Long Beach City Council for formal review and adoption.