The Sunrise Beach Board of Trustees approved increasing water rates at their Monday meeting. The monthly base charge for a commercial user for up to 2,000 gallons per month will be $45. For each additional 1,000 gallons, or portions thereof over 2,000 gallons, the charge will be $10.50. The monthly base charge for residential customers up to 4,000 gallons per month will be $45. For each additional 1,000 gallons, or potion thereof over 4,000 gallons, the charge will be $10.50.
Additionally the Trustees approved an extension for the contractor installing the pipe as part of the first phase of the wastewater treatment system to September 24th, as requested by Don Maggi construction of Rolla. The sewer line will extend along Highway 5 from Spring Cove Road to the Hurricane Deck Bridge. The total cost of the project will be around $2.5 million dollars with 75 percent of the total cost being covered by a grant from the department of natural resources. A low interest loan from the state revolving fund will cover the rest of the cost.