GRIFFITH | After a pair of public hearings, the Griffith Town Council has approved water and sewer rate hikes to keep up with increasing operating costs.
THORNTON | The Village Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a water rate increase that homeowners will notice when they receive their March water bills.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | In an effort to limit the impact residents will feel as a result of increased water rates, the City Council unanimously approved an ordinance on Monday that eliminates the community service fee that had been added to residents' bi-monthly water bills in April 2000 to supple…
Something doesn't add up with Chicago Heights Mayor David Gonzalez's explanation of his city's water rates. According to Gonzalez, the $3.30 per 1,000 gallon fee charged to water users does not support any other activity except to deliver water.
CALUMET CITY | Municipal officials offered themselves praise Thursday for approving a tax levy for the coming year that is slightly lower than last year’s levy.
GLENWOOD | The cost to insure the village-owned Glenwoodie Golf Course has gone up slightly.
HAMMOND | Hammond and Chicago Heights will meet in federal court Monday on the Illinois community's petition for a preliminary injunction to bar the shutoff of its water.
GLENWOOD | Village President Kerry Durkin told residents Tuesday that Glenwood will still receive water even if a new contract can't be negotiated between Chicago Heights and Hammond.
SCHERERVILLE | Rates for Schererville water customers will be increasing.
SAUK VILLAGE | The Village Board voted Tuesday to increase the monthly Sauk Village water bill by about $75 to pay for the Lake Michigan water hookup approved by voters in the March 20 referendum.
THORNTON | The Village Board is expected to vote Monday on whether to approve a graduated water supply rate structure for properties north of the Interstate 80/294 tollway.
CALUMET CITY | The city will have to pay nearly 2½ times more money to the Hammond Water Works Department for a fresh water supply from Lake Michigan under an agreement approved Thursday by municipal officials.
LANSING | For Village President Norm Abbott, things are looking better financially these days.
MERRILLVILLE | A proposed 95.5 percent rate increase a water company is seeking attracted criticism Monday during a public hearing.
MERRILLVILLE | There will be a public hearing at 6 p.m. Monday regarding the proposed 95.5 percent water rate increase Utilities Inc. is seeking for its Indiana Water Service Inc. customers in Merrillville.
THORNTON | The Village Board has decided to postpone passing on a water rate increase to properties located north of the Interstate 80/294 Tollway.
LAKE STATION | The City Council has canceled its 6 p.m. Jan. 26 special meeting because of a conflict with a chamber event that night.
SOUTH HOLLAND | The cost of water just increased in South Holland by 50 cents per 1,000 gallons for 2012.
CALUMET CITY | When Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about increases in the rates the city charges surrounding suburbs for access to Lake Michigan water, it makes the ears of at least one Calumet City official perk up.
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