(Atlantic) The Atlantic City Council held a quick meeting Wednesday night to vote on the third and final reading pertaining to the Storm Water Equivalent Service Unit Rate increase. The council voted for the measure and the meeting was adjourned.
Atlantic Mayor Dave Jones tells KSOM/KS95 news that the reason for the meeting was to act on the increase before the August 1 semi-annual storm water bills go out. In addition to that Mayor Jones says there was some opposition to the rate increase; Jones admitted he is a firm believer in giving everyone a chance to express their opposition.
The Mayor said no one spoke against the proposal at Wednesday night’s meeting.
The service rate increase now goes from $2.30/month to $2.85/month. The rate increase is projected to cover the net increase in debt service cost of repairs to the Bull Creek underground drainage system, And to help pay for annual repairs to the City’s storm water management system which has been averaging about $20,000.
July 25, 2013