Oak Park water rate increase put on hold

Customers say their bills have more than doubled

Oak Park Water’s proposed 22 percent rate hike has been postponed, for now.

At its December meeting, Triunfo Sanitation District board members agreed to defer a vote on the rate hike at least until January. The district owns Oak Park Water, the community’s potable water provider.

Vice Chair Mike Paule suggested re-examining a rate study completed last summer that used tentative figures to arrive at the increase. The postponement doesn’t mean there won&rsq...

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