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Flowery Branch raises water, sewer rates by 4 percent
New rate structure takes effect Jan. 1
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Mak Yari of Athens-based consulting firm Nelsnick Enterprises talks to the Flowery Branch City Council Thursday night about proposed water and sewer rates. Seated are City Attorney Ron Bennett, left, and City Manager Bill Andrew. - photo by Jeff Gill
A 4 percent increase in water and sewer rates for Flowery Branch customers, effective Jan. 1, was approved Thursday night by City Council. “I think it’s the right thing to do,” City Councilman Joe Anglin said. “We can look at (rates) on a yearly basis and see how things are going with population growth and other dynamics that are involved.”