By The Associated Press
WEST POINT — The city of West Point may increase rates for water and sewer service to pay for $725,000 in repairs, added operating costs and other expenses.
The Commercial Dispatch reports the local board of selectmen took comments on the proposal Tuesday at a public hearing.
Residential customers inside the city limits would see bills raise from $16 to $23 for their first 2,000 gallons of water per month and from $2.70 to $3.20 for every 1,000 gallons used thereafter.
Increases are also proposed for businesses.
Current residential sewer rates are would raise from $15 to $17 for the first 2,000 gallons, and from $1.70 to $3 for every additional 1,000 gallons. Businesses also would pay more.