Panel gives OK for sewer bill increase in Alton - KMOV.com

Panel gives OK for sewer bill increase in Alton

ALTON - Residents may begin paying more for sewer service beginning July 1 to cover operating costs and expected system updates, as a result of an aldermanic meeting Monday.

By a vote of 5-2, members of the Committee of the Whole recommended that user fees be revised per city ordinance, namely raising the monthly residential charge from $13 to $15.70, and the industrial/commercial user charge from $1.95 to $2.35 per 1,000 gallons.

The billing charge for industrial and commercial customers would go up from $4.67 to $4.80 per month, according to the proposed ordinance changes.

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