Atwater

April 9, 2013 11:19 PM

Atwater councilman makes big hairy deal over rate hike

There's a hairy situation developing in Atwater. A dispute over looming utility rate increases has prompted one councilman to shave his head in protest of what he labels as an "unjust" burden to residents. During a meeting late last month, the City Council selected a new garbage rate model and voted to start the Proposition 218 process, which lays the groundwork for rate increases.

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