At last night’s Council meeting, the City Council unanimously supported a State bill to establish an independent review commission, to review WSSC bills that are at least 25% higher than an average WSSC bill and when the consumer has already submitted a written request for a refund.

The commission will be consisted of a WSSC representative, a representative of the Office of People’s Counsel, and three WSSC customers,

Recently, there were a number of concerns about unusually high WSSC bills. Unfortunately, there is currently no independent review of these bills.

The College Park Woods Swim Club faced such a situation. Creating an independent review process ultimately will benefit the commission and the consumer.