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Elmer City residential sewer rates may go up

Elmer City residential sewer rates will likely go up by about 20% in 2021.

The raise was discussed by the city council during a budget discussion meeting Nov. 12.

A sewage lift station pump replacement in the Lone Pine area may cost up to $25,000, Public Works Director Jimmer Tillman explained.

With 166 sewer customers, the council and mayor discussed, a $10 boost in rates would raise $19,992 a ye...

 

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