Poseyville residents to see increase in utility rates


By Valerie Werkmeister
Water and sewer rates will soon increase for Poseyville patrons. During the Poseyville Town Council meeting on Wednesday, January 8, council members agreed to take the recommendations made by Pat Callahan, a certified public accountant who specializes in utility rate studies.
Callahan delivered a proposal to the council in December recommending increases since a water rate increase had not been done since 2008 and a sewage rate increase dates back as far as 2005.
“I think we’ve put it off as long as we can for any type of increase and it’s rather…in comparison to what other places are doing, it’s not a bad increase. It’s just to catch up with increased costs,” Baker said.
The new increases equate to…

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