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Hurley City Council approves sewer rate increase


July 11, 2018

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

HURLEY'S COPPER Street remains closed Tuesday as curb, sidewalk and gutter work continues prior to paving that could begin in two weeks.


HURLEY - The Hurley City Council approved sewer rate increases at Tuesday's regular monthly meeting.

The increase to Hurley customers was necessary because of higher rates being charged by the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Authority.

City clerk Stacey Wiercinski said the first bill from the wastewater authority with the higher rates was for $1,667 more per month, or around $5,000 per quarter.

She said the Hurley increase will amount to about $7 per quarter for a resident who uses 10,000 gallons, which is around the average. That is based on a $1 increase...

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