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Ironwood water-sewer rate hike to pay for summer project

 


By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@youradailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD — The Ironwood City Commission on Monday approved sewer and water rate increases of around $5 a month to help pay for debt service for the summer phase 4 infrastructure project.

Water rate increases of 5 percent and sewer hikes of 2.24 percent were approved by the three commissioners attending the meeting, with a 2 percent cost of living (inflationary) adjustment to both charges.

The city commission had previously approved the annual inflationary increases in the rates.

City manager Scott Erickson said sewer-water rates are typically a...



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