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City councilors ponder water rate proposals


March 18, 2020

City staff members have proposed increases for all of the city’s water customers.

Staff presented their recommendations to the City Council at its March 10 meeting.

At the low end, those using 300 cubic feet per month or less, water bills would increase from $19.99 to $21.70 later this year. The city is proposing no changes in sewer, which were adjusted last year, and storm water rates. At 300 cubic feet or less, total monthly bills increase from $61.68 to $63.57, an overall 3-percent increase.

The majority of residential customers, 1,426 accounts, who use 400 cubic feet or less, will...

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