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Westport Rates Rising to Brace For Infrastructure Repairs

WESTPORT, Wash. – Sewer and water rates could soon be on the rise in Westport, Mayor Michael Bruce tells us the council approved the first reading of both at their meeting last night “The %2.5 increase helps us keep money in reserves and on hand for our aging infrastructure that needs to be replaced.”
Bruce said the city also plans to discuss implications of state budget cuts at a meeting in December “We need to be prepared for what’s coming down the pipe, we want don’t want to be reactive, we want to be proactive. So we’ve got our ear to the radio on what the governor’s saying and what she plans.” The workshop will be 12:30 at Council Chambers on December 7th.

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