Sewer rates to increase for residents and businesses Jan. 1

by Holly Schoenstein | reporter Published:

Tallmadge -- Sewer rates for all households and businesses in Tallmadge will increase by up to 25 percent per quarterly billing cycle as of Jan. 1, 2013.

Tallmadge is passing on the increases the Summit County Department of Environmental Services and the city of Akron have been charging for sewer-related services in an attempt to maintain the money in Tallmadge's sewer fund, according to city officials.

Sewers treated by the county, which is about one-third of Tallmadge households and businesses, will see a 10 percent rate increase, while customers treated by Akron, will get a 25 percent hike.

For more, see the Dec. 30 edition of the Tallmadge Express.

Email: hschoenstein@recordpub.com

Phone: 330-541-9428

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