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East Lawrence Water Seeking 15% Rate Hike

Last updated on Thursday, March 26, 2009

(BEDFORD) - The East Lawrence Water Authority is seeking permission to raise rates, and the state panel that governs utility rates is setting up a meeting for public comment.

The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor, who handles the consumer end of cases before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, has a meeting planned for Monday, April 6th, to hear public concerns.

The meeting kicks off at 5:30pm at Bedford Middle School with the OUCC discussing how the public hearing process works, and then at 6:00pm, the IURC will hear oral and written comments from East Lawrence Water customers about the increase.

East Lawrence Water is seeking about a 15% rate hike.

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