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August 16, 2013
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Carson City supervisors finalize increase in electric fee

The Board of Supervisors on Thursday approved a 0.5 percent increase in the city’s electric utility franchise fee, raising it from 4.5 percent to the maximum 5 percent allowed by law. The fee in an $80 monthly electric bill will rise from $3.60 to $4. City Finance Director Nick Providenti told board members at the previous meeting that they were pretty much committed to the increase because they had previously told city staffers to raise the rate. Deputy Finance Director Nancy Paulson repeated that before Thursday’s vote. She said the increase is effective Oct. 1 and that it should generate …

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