Assembly votes to increase water utility rates
April 21, 2022
The Petersburg Borough Assembly voted unanimously in favor of two ordinances in their first readings during Monday's meeting, with Assembly Member Bob Lynn excused, which would increase the rates residents pay for water and sewage utilities.
According to Utility Director Karl Hagerman, the increases included in Ordinance #2022-05 and Ordinance #2022-06 would be the first rate increases since 2018 and are needed to meet increased costs and expenses.
Hagerman included a report in the meeting packet and the results of a rate study of the water, sewer, and sanitation departments completed by FC...