Water rates raise ire

Increase of Glenn Addition rates questioned by residents during Rawlins City Council meeting

Just over two months since the Rawlins City Council passed a sweeping water rate increase, property owners from the Glenn Addition—home to the corrals and agricultural section of the city—expressed their frustration to the city council on December 6.

Those frustrations centered on two main points: what residents felt was a lack of communication from the City of Rawlins and inequitable billing in the Glenn Addition.

Spigot or Corral?

The flood of public comments began with resident Austin Thomas.

Thomas told the governing body when she signed up for water service in 2021, she was told charges i...


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