NEW BREMEN - Local residents may pay more for water next year as a result of action taken by village council members Tuesday night.
Council members heard first reading of an ordinance increasing rates by 15 percent.
Village administrator Wayne York said the increase is needed to boost the water department fund to cover possible unforeseen expenses. Expenses totaled $240,182 while revenue amounted to $240,095 during the past 10 months, he said. [More