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Havre City Council to hold public meeting over water rates

For the first time in five years, water in and around Havre may soon cost a little more.

Havre City Council agreed at their meeting Tuesday night to hold a public hearing at 6:30 p. m. before their March 4 meeting.

The hearing follows a Water & Sewer Committee meeting Jan. 14, where the committee discussed how an increase in water rates would be necessary to solve the city's three-year bonding compliance issues.

Basically, in order to receive the funds to build the water plant, the city agreed to always take in from water users 25 percent more money than they were paying out to pay off the pro...


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