Nelson Hydro is governed by two bodies; the City of Nelson City Council for day-to-day utility operations and the setting of rates for ratepayers within municipal boundaries, and, the British Columbia Utilities Commission for the setting of rates for ratepayers outside municipal boundaries.
City Council has approved seven (7) rates for the urban residents of the City of Nelson within municipal boundaries for residential, commercial, and municipal properties including streetlights. The British Columbia Utilities Commission has approved six (6) rates for the rural residents of the Regional District of Central Kootenay that fall within the Nelson Hydro Service Territory within the communities/areas of Southshore, Blewett, Taghum, Sproule Creek, Grohman Creek, Highway 6 south towards Salmo to Perrier Road, Northshore, Harrop-Procter, Balfour, Queens Bay for residential, commercial, and municipal properties including streetlights.
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