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Brief City Council Agenda for Monday Meeting

Brief City Council Agenda for Monday Meeting

The Lamar City Council’s Monday night work session will begin at 5:30pm, November 28, in council chambers and consist of a Public Official’s Liability Presentation by Tami Tanoue, CIRSA representative to the city. Council members will also meet with the Lamar Rotary Club which is looking for a project Rotary members can contribute to the […]

Lamar Utility Revenue Report – July 2011

Lamar Utility Revenue Report – July 2011

Lamar utility water sales were off by 14.72% for July, 2011 when compared to last year.  Water revenues last month were $177,353.34 compared to July 2010 of $207,955.77.  Year to date water revenue is up 1.22% over last year with 2011 at $842,772.55.  Revenues on trash collections were up compared to last year, $94,063.13 to […]

Repowering Project Restart Pushed Back to July

Repowering Project Restart Pushed Back to July

Additional work on the project’s air compression piping system has pushed back the online operation date from June to July, according Rick Rigel, Lamar Light and Power Plant Superintendent. Rigel told the utilities board, about half the insurance claim for the outage has been approved. The remainder is for the expense for removing and stock […]

Lamar Sewer Fees Adjusted for Overcharges

Lamar Sewer Fees Adjusted for Overcharges

A billing oversight is being corrected for 199 Lamar residents. Since January, 2011, they had been charged a sewer fee for services not received. The billing error combined their water and sewer fees when they should have been separated according to use. Lamar city treasurer, Linda Rohlman, said those residents would have their March bills […]

Lamar City Council Revises Water & Sewer Fee Schedule

Lamar City Council Revises Water & Sewer Fee Schedule

    The 2011 fee schedule adopted by the city in 2010 inadvertently combined both water and sewer fees instead of separating them according to customer usage. Some water customers who don’t use city sewer facilities were being charged sewer fees. Deputy city administrator Bill Pfeilsticker explained the error to the Lamar city council which […]