Ft. Lupton council OKs water-rate increase

Steve Smith
ssmith@coloradocommunitymedia.com
Posted 1/11/22

Fort Lupton City Council approved an increase in water rates during its first meeting of the new year Jan. 4.  Customers who use between 12,000 and 20,000 gallons of water per month will pay $7.12, …

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Ft. Lupton council OKs water-rate increase

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Fort Lupton City Council approved an increase in water rates during its first meeting of the new year Jan. 4. 

Customers who use between 12,000 and 20,000 gallons of water per month will pay $7.12, an increase of $1.31. Those who use more than 20,000 gallons per month pay $9.58, an increase of $1.76 per month. Non-potable water rates did not change, but the city’s bulk water rate moved to $12, an increase of $2. 

There was no change to the city’s sewer rates. The monthly base charge is $16.60. The charge per 1,000 gallons of use is $5.79, and the non-metered sewer charge stayed at $38.75. 

The monthly base charge stayed at $34.65, as did the $4.98 fee for monthly uses of less than 12,000 gallons of water use. It’s the first increase in three years. Council’s vote was unanimous. 

Appointments 

Council also appointed Lori Saine to serve a four-year term on the Fort Lupton Urban Renewal Authority. The term expires Jan. 19, 2026. Council also reappointed Mark Grajeda as the Fort Lupton Fire Protection

District representative to FLURA for a five-year term. It expires Jan. 17, 2017. 

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