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April 29, 2013

Council to approve rate increase

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In addition, the ordinance explains how previous rate increases must continue to be spent.

"The proceeds from the 3 percent rate increase effective on May 1, 2009, enacted by Ordinance 2009-14 and all proceeds from each increase effective Nov. 1 of 2009, 2010 and 2012 enacted by Ordinance 2009-30 shall be expended solely for capital construction projects or for capital equipment purchases for the Public Utility Department."

The Council will meet 3 p.m. today at City Hall for a public hearing on the budget and to approve the budget in the city council chambers at City Hall.

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