Holbrook Village Board raise water rates

The Holbrook Village Board met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 19, 2018 in the Holbrook Village office. In attendance included trustees Dale Long, Kim Helms, Julie Epley, Linda Schaben and Tim DeVries; along with the village clerk Darla Halstead and guests Kelsey Runyon and Jo Helms.
Chairman Dale Long opened the meeting at 7:30 p.m. and noted the Open Meetings Policy Act was posted in the room.  The minutes from the February 14, 2018 regular meeting were reviewed and approved.
The board and  Jo Helms  discussed changes to the current articles in the ordinances regarding tiny houses, storage units and not allowing railroad cars or big metal containers inside city limits, the board approved the additions and changes.

The Planning Commission also recommended changing articles regarding parking and recreational vehicles. The board had considerable discussion about having recreational vehicles plugged into city utilities for certain periods of time and temporary uses and approved the recommendation for changes to only be hooked up to electricity. Helms presented another recommendation regarding the number of livestock in the city limits and 5000 feet out of city limits and only allowed five of each animal listed. The board discussed and approved the recommendations.


The board also made a motion to raise the water rate in the Village. The recommendation was for a $30 flat rate for the first 1000 gallons and after that it will be $2.00 per 1000 gallons.
Read the complete story in this week’s Arapahoe Public Mirror.
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