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Buena Vista apartment complexes
hit with huge water/sewer increases
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From the Feb. 23, 2022 issue
of The Journal

By Richard Harris
   The Buena Vista City Council has been telling water/sewer customers to prepare for a rate increase for months, and officially adopted new rates on December 15, 2021, which went into effect in January 2022. Customers recently began receiving the first new rate bills in the mail. In at least a few cases they were shocking.
   How shocking? In the case of two separate companies that offer affordable rental housing (Boyd Management and Parkland Corp.), their bills increased by 86% and 138%, respectively.
   It's enough of a jump that they're hoping the bills have simply been calculated incorrectly. However ...
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