Council’s also asked for ways to reduce the impact on low income households

Timmins council has approved the 2019 water and wastewater rates.

The increase is $40, which includes a $10 hike for water and $30 for wastewater.

“Most importantly it’s a rate increase that we’ve charged administration to come back to us with a way to mitigate that increase to those that most need it of a certain fixed income, both seniors and others,” said Mayor George Pirie.

 

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