City Council considers up to $4 increase to most utility bills
May 22, 2019
Depending on how the City Council acts, city utility bills could increase by about $4 monthly at the most under three options presented last week to council members.
City staff presented three proposals for water rate increases and a proposal to increase the storm drainage fee during the council’s regular meeting on May 14.
For a water user of 600 cubic feet, the average amount used by residential ratepayers, the water portion of the bill could increase by about $1 to $2 or decrease by about $3 – depending on which option the council selects.
Councilors also are considering a $2 incr...