ATHENS, AL (WAFF) - The Athens City Council has approved a rate hike for Athens Utilities.
The rates are going up by 30%. The rate hike is broke into 3 different months.
Starting in April, there will be a 10% increase. In October of this year, another 10% increase will be implemented. The final 10% increase will be effective in October 2011.
Officials said that it is to help with the loss of revenue and additional costs.