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Mostly Cloudy
Thursday 20%
High 89° / Low 70°
Mostly Cloudy
Mainly cloudy. A few peeks of sunshine possible. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 89F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 20%
High 89° / Low 70°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 89F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 10%
High 91° / Low 71°
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 91F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 60%
High 86° / Low 70°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High 86F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 60%
High 81° / Low 64°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms. High 81F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 20%
High 80° / Low 61°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High near 80F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday 10%
High 83° / Low 62°
Sunny skies. High 83F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.

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Raytown Water Co. wants to raise rates

Raytown Water Company filed a request to raise its rates with the Missouri Public Service Commission.  The reason given is increased expenses and/or investments in facilities.

The rate increase is projected to increase revenues by $471,205 for the company, an increase of 13.9%.  To arrive at that goal, the monthly minimum charge would increase from $7.86 to $8.97  (14.1%) and the usage per 1,000 gallons would go from $4.94 to $5.63 (13.96%). 

A cover letter was included with the notice that listed what the money would be spent on, but it did not indicate a specific amount or percent for each listed item, which included increased wholesale water cost, computer upgrades, and merit wage and salary increases.

The last rate increase granted Raytown Water Company became effective on May 4th, 2009.  The company was ordered to lower their rate by 3% by the Missouri Public Service Commission on Nov. 1st, 2009 due to a loan retirement.

The notice of this proposed rate increase is dated June 1st, 2010 and states that the deadline for commenting on this request is 30 days after the notice.  Comments may be submitted to both the Public Service Commission and/or the Office of the Public Counsel.

Comments need to incluse the case number WR-2010-0304

Comments in writing need to be sent to:
Public Service Commission
Attn: Water/Sewer Dept.
P.O. Box 360
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 800-392-4211
Fax: 573-751-1847
email: water.sewer@psc.mo.gov

Office of the Public Counsel
Attn: Water/Sewer Dept.
P.O. Box 2230
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 866-922-2959
Fax: 573-751-5562
email: mopco@ded.mo.gov

You can also submit comments online at the Commission’s website



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