Councilors look at other cities as they ponder rates
June 19, 2019
By Sean C. Morgan
Of The New Era
City of Sweet Home water bills are at the upper end of a group of similarly sized cities, but comparisons of operational costs among different cities is difficult, thanks to a variety of variables.
That’s the message city staff gave to the council during a work session on June 11 as the council continued to mull changes to the rates.
The council is considering three options for residential rates. The current water bill for users of 600 cubic feet is $46.49 per month – for water only. Under the three options, bills for 600 cubic feet, which is the avera...