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Exeter increases sewer rates to cover expenses

Thursday, February 19, 2009

The Exeter City Council voted to increase sewer rates at its regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 13.

According to a profit and loss report from 2008, the city's operation expenses exceeded the revenue received for sewer services. City Clerk Myrna Eisenbraun cited the high cost for chemicals as a major factor for the increase in expenses.

After reviewing the report, the aldermen voted to raise the city's basic sewer rate from $9 to $12 per month per customer. The motion was unanimously approved.

In new business, the council hired Willie Stephens as a part-time police officer. Stephens will work 20 hours per week at $8 per hour.

In other business, the aldermen approved the bank reconciliations, reviewed the bank balances and voted to pay the December bills as presented.

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