The Metropolitan Sewer District’s Board of Directors will meet Wednesday to discuss a proposed amendment to the rules for addressing the body at public meetings. The changes would allow up to five people three minutes each to speak, if they sign up at least 15 minutes before the meeting starts. Currently, applications to comment must… Continue reading MSD Board To Discuss Public Comment Process Wednesday
The Kentucky Public Service Commission is set to hold a hearing Tuesday n rate hikes proposed by Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities. LG&E is requesting to increase electricity rates by about 12 percent and its sister company, Kentucky Utilities, has proposed raising rates by more than 13 percent. If approved, it would mean… Continue reading Commission Holds Hearing on Proposed Rate Increases
by Stephanie Crosby Sewer rates will likely go up in August for customers of the Metropolitan Sewer District in Louisville. The proposed increase of 6.5% was given preliminary approval this morning by the agency’s board of directors. MSD Director Bud Schardein says one of the driving forces behind the annual increase is an $850-million project… Continue reading MSD Board Gives Preliminary Approval to Rate Hike
by Gabe Bullard A resolution addressing utility rate increases will be given first reading in Thursday’s Metro Council meeting. The Louisville Gas and Electric company is asking the Public Service Commission to approve a rate increase. for infrastructure improvements and to recoup losses from ice and wind storms. The resolution asks the PSC to deny… Continue reading Resolution Takes Aim At LG&E Rate Increase Request
Louisville Gas and Electric wants to pass on the costs the company incurred from the September windstorm to customers starting as early as next year. The company has filed a report with the Public Service Commission, asking the PSC to deem the costs a ‘regulatory asset’, which could be included in a pending rate increase… Continue reading LG&E Hopes to Pass Along Windstorm Costs to Consumers
The Board of Water Works has approved a 5.5% rate increase for the Louisville Water Company.