AMM Opposes Hydro Rate Increase –

The President for Association of Manitoba Municipalities is asking Manitoba Hydro to either cut costs or find a different way of creating revenue. Chris Goertzen had the ear Friday afternoon of the Public Utilities Board which hosted a hearing into Hydro’s proposed rate hike. If approved, the utility will impose a 7.9% rate increase over six years. Goertzen says for municipalities this works out to a 46% increase in costs for hydro rates. “This is a real concern for municipalities across Manitoba,” he say

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