Council gives city staff OK on new water rate
July 24, 2019
Of The New Era
Sweet Home city councilors last week gave an informal nod to a change in water rates that will result in lower bills for most Sweet Home residents, while increasing bills for some residents and for businesses.
For residents using the average amount of water each month, approximately 600 cubic feet, the monthly water charge increases from $46.49 to $47.74. The entire utility bill increases by $1.25, from $117.70 to $118.95. The entire utility bill includes sewer charges, which are not increasing this year, and a storm water drainage utility charge of $1.
While the average am...