MSD rate increase goes into effect Friday

MSD rate increase goes into effect Friday

MSD rate increase goes into effect Friday

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by WHAS11 editors

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Posted on July 29, 2014 at 8:09 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Sewer bills in Metro Louisville are increasing, and so will paychecks for MSD employees.

According to the Courier-Journal, MSD approved a 5.5 percent rate hike and also approved $600,000 in bonuses for 600 employees.

Officials said the bonuses are a reward for employees helping exceed the district's goals for the year.

The rate hike is pare of a 19-year plan to comply with EPA sewer standards. The rate is slightly lower than last year's increase of 5.8 percent.

The rate hike goes into effect Friday.

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