We have been informed by Raymond Water Commission that water rates are going to be increasing and Chief Mountain Regional Waste Authority has informed us that garbage fees will be increasing as well. To that end, during the February council meeting, a resolution was made to increase the utility bill to $67.50 Effective April 1, 2014 which wont be reflected until the May 2014 utility bill, due end of May that there will be an overall increase of $7.50 ($5.00 for water and $2.50 for garbage)