2017-07-05 / Front Page

City announces new rates for water, sewer, gas

By Deborah Bennett
Millen News editor

Beginning July 1st, the City of Millen initiated rate increases for water, sewer and gas customers.

Water, sewer and gas deposit rates for new customers are: Renters – water, $100 and gas - $125. The previous rates were: water - $45, and gas - $100; Homeowners – water, $50 and gas, $50. The previous rates for Homeowners were water, $45 and gas, $50, which represents no increase; and Commercial – water, $100 and gas - $200. The previous Commercial rates were water, $75, and gas, $150.

Also effective July 1st is new water and sewer rates. The base rate for water increased $1 for each water meter. The base rate for sewer also increased $1 for each water meter. The water and sewer usage rate was increased by 3%.

The city last increased base rates in 2010 and usage rates in 2008.

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