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Council moves to override mayor’s sewer rate veto

Middletown Borough Council took a step toward overriding Mayor James H. Curry III’s veto of sewer and water rate increases, voting on Monday, July 7 to advertise an ordinance that would validate the rate hikes and trump Curry’s action.

Council voted 8-1 to advertise an ordinance that would install a sewer rate increase and a small water rate increase but eliminate a hotly-contested 2,000-gallon minimum water charge on customers, requiring residents to pay for only what they use instead...

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