FREDERICKTOWN — A sewer rate increase is on the horizon for customers of the Fredericktown wastewater plant.
Fredericktown council held the first reading of an ordinance Monday that will increase the monthly sewer base rate and water usage rate. Water rates will not be effected by the ordinance.
As per the ordinance, sewer rates for consumers inside the village limits with a metered water system will increase from $27.90 to $29. The rate for usage over 1,500 gallons will increase from $8.05 to $8.40 per 500 gallons.