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By Karla Pomeroy
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Worland City Council proceeds with 15 percent water rate increase

 

October 4, 2017



WORLAND — The Worland City Council approved a 15 percent increase in water rates on first reading Tuesday night. An ordinance to adjust rates requires three readings with the increase expected to go into effect Dec. 1 if it passes all three readings.

Four rate options were presented to the council Tuesday night, 10 percent, 12 percent, 14 percent and 15 percent.

BACKGROUND

At the Sept. 19 council meeting, auditor James Seckman, certified public accountant, recommended a water rate increase. At the September meeting he said, “One of the things that I want to update you on is that state s...



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