Hammond water bills to increase 32 percent
The Hammond Village Board voted to increase the water portion of the utility bill by 32 percent at a rate of return to the village of 5.25 percent at the regular board meeting Monday, Nov. 11.
The water part of utility bills will go up roughly $2.68 per 1,000 gallons used, said Trustee Lynn Pabst. This is an increase of 91 cents per 1,000 gallons. The sewer and fire protection portions of the bill will not increase.