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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City recently reviewed the financial situations of its utilities, and the outlook of the wastewater department looks grim.
Columbia City Clerk-Treasurer Rosie Coyle informed the Board of Works that the department is approximately $340,000 in the hole â€” and falling.
â€śWastewater is trending in the hole. Itâ€™s been going in the hole for sometime,â€ť Coyle said. â€śItâ€™s something you (the board) have discussed and we need to figure out if we need to raise the rates.â€ť
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