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Pleasanton council set to debate water rate hikes

Original post made on Nov 7, 2023

The Pleasanton City Council is poised to consider a final decision on raising the city's water service rates over the next three years after the members delayed their vote in September so staff could conduct further analysis and...

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Posted by MsVic
a resident of Mission Park
on Nov 7, 2023 at 9:17 am

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Water Rates - Seems to me that 30% increase is still far too much. Balance it out 20% in 2024, then see how the fund is doing mid year and look at what is truly needed in 2025 and beyond.

Also how about the council put the 10.5 million targeted for skatepark and century house into the water enterprise fund. Yes they can actually do this. Do away with pet projects of Testa, Arkin and Brown. Nibert just voted to go along with those three as a follower on the fiscally irresponsible projects.

Posted by Mike
a resident of Val Vista
on Nov 7, 2023 at 12:09 pm

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This massive increase in water prices is unacceptable and shows mismanagement of our water resources. It's time to consider replacing the management of our water system and find a team that finds ways to keep increases in water rates to a minimum by driving unnecessary expenses out of the water department and providing the city with reasonable increases in rates that maintain the reserve account purchasing power. Clearly a failure in management.

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