Stories tagged with: sewer rate increase

April 9, 2012 - 4:49pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

City council passed an ordinance to increase sewer rates earlier this year...

The increase is five dollars more per month or ten dollars bi-monthly. Director of Public Service Mike Sims said the price hike covers debts on the combined sewer separation program, mandated by the EPA.

"They're major sewer separation projects, they're all over a million dollars a piece. And the only way we can really fund it is through, you know, an incremental rate increase to pay for the debt...

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