Utility Rates To Rise In Brookings

, Posted: Mon, June 4 2012 at 8:10 AM, Updated: Mon, June 4 2012 at 8:45 AM

Brookings residents can expect to pay more for utilities, starting July 1.

The city council has approved the increases for water, trash and sewer services.

Water users will see a 9.8 % rise, sewer bills will jump 8.5 %, and trash and recycling pickup services will increase 2.53 %.

The council approved the increase Tuesday night, to fit the $18.5 million budget for the next year.

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