Kalona OKS rate increase
KALONA — By a unanimous vote Monday, the Kalona City Council approved sewer rate increases that will increase monthly bills by a minimum of $1.05. The monthly base minimum goes from $11 to $12 and the fee per 1,000 gallons from $2.80 to $2.85 It means an absolute base charge of $14.85. The increase is only for the sewer usage; and for a household, using an average of 3,000 gallons per month means a charge of $20.55. For one using 9,000 gallons it is an increase of $1.45, or $37.65 total.