2019 Top Story No. 9: Ridgway water rate raises prompted ire

STORIES OF THE YEAR: NO. 9 The town of Ridgway’s efforts to implement a new water-rate structure met vocal opposition from business owners, ultimately leading councilors to back off on commercial water rates after issuing a freeze on increases over the summer. Complaints began shortly after the new rates went into effect in January for commercial accounts, and led to much public testimony from…

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