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Russell City Council Approves Electric Rate Restructuring, Hotel Project Plan

Russell City Council 1-15-19The Russell City Council approved electric rate restructuring and a project plan for a hotel development project at a special meeting on Tuesday.

The electric rate restructuring is something the Council has been discussing since November of last year.

According to City Manager Jon Quinday, the new rates will roll more of the utility's fixed costs into the customer charge.

Councilman GJ Long...

Also Tuesday, the Council approved a hotel project plan.


Also during the special meeting, the Council voted to begin holding regular meetings every first and third Tuesday of each month and do away with the monthly work studies. The Council also voted to change the order of business on the meeting agenda.

Following Tuesday's special meeting, the Council held a work study and discussed Golf Course Clubhouse operations, water well rehabilitation, water plant repairs and swimming pool pumps replacement.

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