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Committee debates options for rate increase for water customers

Leaders at Austin Water Utility are pushing back on the recommendations of a committee tasked with finding alternatives to a water rate increase of more than 10 percent.   The Joint Committee on Austin Water Utility’s Financial Plan met May…

Council votes to raise water impact fees to near maximum rate

Austin City Council members Thursday approved an immediate increase of impact fees for public infrastructure to just below the maximum allowable rate. Those are the fees that the Austin Water Utility assesses to help offset the cost of extending water and…

Changes likely coming for Water Utility impact fees

Members of the Austin City Council began their periodic review of a set of fees set by the Austin Water Utility for new development with a fair amount of skepticism.   At last week’s work session, Mayor Lee Leffingwell raised…

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