Bonifay water and sewer rates to increase in October

Published: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 02:37 PM.

BONIFAY - Bonifay City Council approved the final reading and adoption of Ordinance 389, which will increase the water and sewer rates effective Oct. 1.

For residents within the city limits, water rates will increase from $10 per 2,000 gallons or less to $11; residents outside the city limits will see an increase from $14.30 to $16.23; commercial within the city limits from $13 to $14.30 and commercial outside the city limits from $15.50 to $17.05; with a $2 additional charge per 1,000 gallons over and above 2,000 gallons.

For residents within the city limits, sewer rates will increase from $27 per 5,000 gallons or less to $29.70; residents outside the city limits will be raised from $35 to $38.50; commercial customers within the city limits from $37 to $40.70; and commercial outside the city limits from $43.20 to $47.52; with an additional $3 per 1,000 gallons over and above 5,000 gallons.

In other action, the council:

·         Approved  Miranda Hudson's request on behalf of the Bonifay Kiwanis Club to hold a 5K Bull Run and Fun Run, starting at 8 a.m. on Oct. 4, at Middlebrooks Park. All proceeds will go to Wounded Warriors. For more information, contact Hudson at 850-373-5003.

·          Approved the city's joining of the West Florida Regional Planning Council. Membership dues are $587.59 and will entitle the city to assistance paving roads. A list of roads in need of paving has already been submitted.

·          Voted to close the water park at Middlebrooks Park Monday until repairs are completed. The park is expected to reopen next summer.



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