“Council has had several discussions of a proposed Water Affordability Plan (WAP) based on ratepayer income…In the course of these discussions, it has frequently been asserted that such a rate structure would be illegal in Michigan…LPD respectfully states that the conclusion that such a Water Affordability Plan (WAP) would necessarily be illegal is not warranted under existing law.

Read the full memo: Legislative Policy Division memo regarding the legality of a Water Affordability Plan