Seattle Mayor to Propose 28% Rate Increase for Utilities

Mayor Mike McGinn will propose a 28 percent rate increase over six years for Seattle City Light customers. In endorsing the plan, McGinn is expected to stress the predictability it brings ratepayers.
May 7, 2012
 

Mayor Mike McGinn will propose a 28 percent rate increase over six years for Seattle City Light customers, at a news conference scheduled for Monday morning. The rate hikes, which average 4.7 percent a year, are part of City Light's new strategic plan. In endorsing the plan, McGinn is expected to stress the predictability it brings ratepayers

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