One more hearing before council votes on new utility rates
April 23, 2017
Not much new information came out during the second public hearing on increased utility rates Monday, April 17. The Alva Utility Authority held the first hearing April 11. Mayor Kelly Parker did agree to schedule one more public hearing before the new adjusted rates are brought to the city council for approval.
Monday’s hearing followed about an hour and a half of council and authority meetings. Some participants arrived later while others sat through it all.
The City of Alva is proposing two possibilities. The first lowers the water usage qualifying for the minimum charge from 5,000 to...