Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Metro Council Kills Water-Rate Increase On First Reading

Characterized by a couple of opponents as a "trap" that was "crafted" during Council member Parker Toler's meeting with "the administration," the bill to raise Metro Water fees in order to compensate for the replacement of sprinkler discounts was defeated soundly tonight. Bills on first reading are usually passed as a courtesy and in order to get them to the process of committee and general deliberation.

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