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City may hike utility bills, property taxes for city raises

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If the Minden City Council decides to consider it, Minden residents could see another hike in their utility bills.

In a budget workshop Wednesday, the council discussed adding a fee, which could range from $ 5 to $11, to utility customers’ bills to generate revenue to give raises to employees across the board. The fee addition is one of several options discussed. Minden Mayor Tommy Davis said expenses continue to go up while revenue remains stagnant. In order to give employees a $300 per month raise, the city would have to generate another $700,000 in revenue to cover the raise and

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