Rutland residents are in for a jump in water and sewer rates.
The city’s aldermen have voted to increase the rates by 15 percent.
But last night the board rejected a resolution recommending that water rates not rise more than 5 percent next year.
The rate increase is intended to pay for roughly $1 million of the city’s water and sewer expenses.
That means the bill for the average family of four using 2,400 cubic feet of water per quarter will likely rise by $21.26 a quarter to $162.72.