Water Rates Will Go Up Significantly

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Water Rates Will Go Up Significantly

The proposed location of a new water treatment plant drew most of the comments at a public meeting of the Yankton City Commission last (Monday) night. The special meeting was called to gather input to help commissioners make a decision on financing a new plant. Total costs will approach twenty nine million dollars for a new collector well and treatment plant upgrades. Cheryl Wenzlaff, is remodeling a home near the current water plant…

Water rates will go up significantly if a surcharge is added to pay off the loan for the plant.

Mayor Nance Wenande said the commission hopes to make some decisions next week…

Wenande says she thinks the commission is leaning toward one option……

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