Rate hikes killed
Council kills water, sewer rate increase
By MICKEY POWELL - Bulletin Staff Writer
Higher water/sewer rates are not ahead for Martinsville utility customers.
In a unanimous vote during a budget work session, Martinsville City Council on Wednesday removed increases in those rates from the proposed budget for fiscal 2015, which will start July 1.
The council also voted unanimously to implement a measure that will keep businesses with gross receipts of $100,000 or less in a year from paying Business, Professional and Occupational License (BPOL) taxes.
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