By Samar Fay
Courier Editor 

Glasgow Water Rate Hike Recommended


The Water Committee of the Glasgow City Council has determined that water rates are not sufficient to meet costs and fund the reserve account for expensive equipment replacements that will soon be needed. The last increase in water rates was in 1999.

John Weikel of Montana Rural Water has advised the committee that without a raise, the city will not qualify for future grants for improvements. To be in line with other cities and meet funding needs, the city should increase the base rate by $10. This could be done in two stages. The current base rate is $15.

The City Council will consider th...

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