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June 21, 2013
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Water, sewer rates may rise

Carson City water and sewer rates would increase an average of 7.4 percent at a single-family home under plans given preliminary approval Thursday. The Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to instruct staffers and consultants to draft ordinance changes for consideration later this summer that would raise water-system revenues 6.5 percent annually and sewer revenues 15 percent annually over five years. But rates will vary for single-family residents, multi-family housing, and commercial and other users. Supervisor Jim Shirk cast the dissenting vote, praising the preliminary work but saying he wanted some other type of formula for allocating rate-hike effects. The motion …

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