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Possible 9% Water/Sewer Rate Increase by July

May 14th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Faced with a utilities budget deficit of more than $325,000- county residents could be hit with a 9% water and sewer rate hike beginning July 1. In the midst of finalizing the FY 2022 budget, county officials received water and sewer rate recommendations from the county’s Sanitary Commission during Thursday’s public meeting. Adam Patterson is the county’s director of public works and he detailed what the proposed increase will mean for the average customer…