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Ann Arbor officials proposing more water, sewer rate increases

Feb 26, 2020
https://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/2020/02/ann-arbor-officials-proposing-more-water-sewer-rate-increases.html

ANN ARBOR, MI – Ann Arbor officials are proposing more water and sewer rate increases to take effect July 1.

Water and sewer fees could rise another 6.5%, while stormwater fees jump 11% for fiscal year 2020-21.

That would increase the average household’s quarterly bill to $233.68 — up about $16, according to the city.

That includes $70.38 in water fees, $129.90 in sewer fees and $59.37 in stormwater fees.

Craig Hupy, the city’s public services administrator, presented the proposed rates at a City Council budget work session Monday night, Feb. 24.

Hupy cited a need to raise funds to reinvest in aging infrastructure, including what he described as a potentially $70-90 million rebuild of the 1930s portions of the city’s water treatment plant in the next several years.

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