- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 7, 2015

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Gillette residents may very well soon see higher wastewater and electricity rates.

The City Council is holding a third reading Tuesday night of a proposed ordinance to raise the rates.

The Gillette News-Record reports (https://bit.ly/1ahpnX8) the city wants to increase revenue for its wastewater enterprise fund by 10 percent.

It also want to raise electricity rates by 6 percent.

If passed, a typical customer using 7,000 gallons of water would see an increase in their monthly wastewater bill from $23.99 to $26.39 beginning May 1. A typical residential customer also would see a $4.65 monthly increase in electricity rates.

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