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Palouse raises sewer rates


January 30, 2020

Following a public hearing, Palouse city council Jan. 14, voted to raise its residential sewer rates from $39 to $44 per month.

The change is part of the city's preparation to fund required upgrades to the city's wastewater treatment facility.

City Administrator Kyle Dixon explained during the hearing that the move is also intended to show potential funding agencies that Palouse is acting “in good faith” to cover its share of the pending costs -- which is part of how more favorable funding packages are granted.


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