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City shores up deficit in water works fund

USDA-RD orders utility rate study

City officials knew they had spent tens of thousands of dollars more than expected to treat the city’s water supply last year. They learned just how much, and what they need to do to get back in the black, at their regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 2

Interim City Auditor Andrew Presnell had prepared two reports for USDA-Rural Development (USDA-RD), the federal agency that provided grant and l...