The city has released the proposed non-tax supported budget for 2015 and it includes increases in water and wastewater charges of about 4.3 per cent. This allows the city to put a little money in a reserve account to cover "unexpected and dramatic changes such as an economic decline or new legislation."
We certainly had some dramatic weather last winter that caused problems for water services, with watermains bursting in the deep freeze, adding to costs for the city. So it's probably wise to squirrel away extra money for a rainy day. Or a freezing day as the case may be.
The report can be found here. Opportunities to delegate can be found there as well.
Still have to tuck in to this document. It will either keep me awake, or put me to sleep.