Town proposes rate increases
Public hearing scheduled for January 3rd
December 15, 2023
The Town of Ekalaka is proposing several rate changes to water, sewer and garbage services. If the council votes to pass the resolutions, the changes will be effective with billing of services for January of 2024.
"It's been quite a while," said Town of Ekalaka Clerk/Treasurer Kamely Harkins when asked about the last time the town had raised rates.
If passed, the base rate for water users will go up from $36.28 per month to $37.00 per month. Residents and businesses will also be paying 5 cents more per 1000 gallons of water used, a change from $1.90 per 1000 gallons to $1.95 per...