City considers six percent utility rate increase
November 14, 2019
The annual conversation about utility rates took a different turn this year when it transpired that the end of the Specific Purpose Option Tax (SPOT) means the Sundance City Council will be obliged to consider a six percent rate increase across the board. Public Works Director Mac Erickson was also able to present a detailed analysis of garbage rates across town at a business-by-business level.
Clerk-Treasurer Kathy Lenz offered the proposed increase on base rates across the board, to include sewer, water and garbage. The reason a six percent increase is considered necessary, Lenz explaine...