Charlotte County Water-Sewer Rates Going Up

There are some unhappy Charlotte County residents today after County Commissioners voted 4-1 today to raise utility bills. WINK reports Charlotte County Utilities officials say they can’t keep up when it comes to paying its bills, so customers will need to up the flow of cash, paying higher water and sewer bills. The fees as of October 1st will go up .75% for water-an extra 30-cents a month for the average household, and sewer rates will go up 6% or an average of $2.59/month. Residents were outraged, some accusing the county of corruption and mismanagement.

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