Lubbock City Council approves water rate increase - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

3/9/09

Lubbock City Council approves water rate increase

LUBBBOCK (KCBD) - The Lubbock City Council has voted in favor of a water rate increase that will begin in April. The vote was 6-1, with only Councilwoman Linda DeLeon voting against.

The increase is not as high as initially proposed in February:

Meter Size

Current

Proposed 

Beginning
April 2009

.75"

$8.89

$22.40

$18.00

1.00"

$14.84

$37.39

$30.05

1.50"

$29.59

$74.56

$59.91

2.00"

$47.56

$119.84

$96.30

3.00"

$94.81

$238.89

$191.97

4.00"

$148.12

$373.22

$299.91

6.00"

$296.16

$746.23

$599.65

8.00"

$473.87

$1194.00

$959.47

10.00"

$681.26

$1716.56

$1379.38

In addition to the base charge, the customer will be billed on a per 1,000 gallon basis:

Block 1 $2.67 per 1,000 gallons
Block 2 $4.29 per 1,000 gallons
Block 3 $5.93 per 1,000 gallons

NewsChannel 11 will bring you complete details, tonight on NewsChannel 11 at Six.

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