Legislative Summary – March 13, 2020

Legislative Summary – March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020 The Big Issues EXTENSION OF WATER AND SEWER MAINS HB 1131 requires municipally-owned utilities to follow the IURC rules for water and sewer extensions, including requiring municipalities to pay for “upsizing” mains, where the utility would...
Legislative Summary – March 6, 2020

Legislative Summary – March 6, 2020

March 6, 2020 The Big Issues BUSINESS PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION Under current law, if a business owns property with an acquisition value of $40,000 or less, they are exempt from the business personal property tax. A provision added to HB 1065 would change this...
Legislative Summary – February 28, 2020

Legislative Summary – February 28, 2020

February 28, 2020 The Big Issues MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES HB 1165 would prohibit municipal utilities from ever holding property owners liable for the unpaid water, gas or electric utility bills of their tenants unless the property owner specifically requests to...
Legislative Summary – February 21, 2020

Legislative Summary – February 21, 2020

February 21, 2020 The Big Issues MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES HB 1165 would prohibit municipal utilities from ever holding property owners liable for the unpaid water, gas or electric utility bills of their tenants unless the property owner specifically requests to...
Legislative Summary – February 14, 2020

Legislative Summary – February 14, 2020

February 14, 2020 The Big Issues EXTENSION OF WATER AND SEWER MAINS If a municipally-owned utility is extending sewer or water service to a new development, the developer typically pays the cost of the extension. HB 1131 requires municipally-owned utilities to comply...
Legislative Summary – February 7, 2020

Legislative Summary – February 7, 2020

February 7, 2020 The Big Issues CENTRAL INDIANA REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY SB 350 would allow the municipalities and counties in central Indiana to create a new regional development authority as a pilot framework for regional collaboration on a comprehensive...
Legislative Summary - March 13, 2020