Fountain City Council Approves Water Rate Increase to Fund Treating Contaminated Wells
April 19, 2017
The Fountain City Council unanimously approved second reading of a water rate increase at its April 11 meeting.
There was a lot of discussion on this matter, with Fountain Utilities Customer Service Manager Denise Sulski pointing out that Utilities Director Curtis Mitchell and Water Superintendent Ron Woolsey had spend a lot of time having regular meetings to work with the United States Air Force in addressing PFC contamination in Fountain wells.
Mayor Pro Tem Phil Thomas, who voted against the rate increase on first reading of the related ordinance, explained his original “no” vote...