Press Release

Kevin Kelly (573) 751-9300

PSC to Hold Virtual Local Public Hearing
in Elm Hills Utility Company Rate Cases

JEFFERSON CITY---The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold a virtual local public hearing (via WebEx) starting at 6:00 p.m. on July 14, 2020, to give customers of Elm Hills Utility Operating Company, Inc. an opportunity to comment on water and sewer rate increase cases filed by the company. The local public hearing will also be streamed on the Commission’s website at The Commission is holding this local public hearing via WebEx due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Customers who wish to provide comments on the record during the hearing have until 5:00 p.m. on July 7, 2020 to register at Any person who requires any accommodations to participate in the hearing should contact the Public Service Commission at 1-800-392-4211 (voice) or Relay Missouri at 711 before the hearing.

Customers who have any questions regarding the rate cases may send those questions by July 20, 2020 to Written comments, to be included in the case record, should be received no later than July 22, 2020. Please send those comments to

You may also contact the Office of the Public Counsel, P.O. Box 2230, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone (866) 922-2959 email or the Missouri Public Service Commission Staff, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone 1-800-392-4211, email with any questions or comments during the pendency of the case. The Office of the Public Counsel is a separate state agency that represents the general public in matters before the Commission.

On March 6, 2020, Elm Hills Utility Operating Company, Inc. filed water and sewer rate cases with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to increase annual water revenues by approximately $135,745 and annual sewer revenues by approximately $393,919. Elm Hills Utility Operating Company, Inc. serves approximately 119 water customers and 361 sewer customers in the Missouri counties of Pettis and Johnson.
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