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Tag: Rates

Urban Politics #281: City Light Rate Increase

November 11th, 2009

No one likes higher utility rates but one is certain to come next year. Given that Seattle City Light is in a budget crisis, it will run out of cash early next year and will need to issue a significant amount of debt ($200 million) to fund its capital program. The Council must decide this week what their rates will be for 2010.