Cheney council considers changing assessments of electrical rates
Two proposed ordinances would give council more latitude in what city charges for services
The Cheney City Council is taking up consideration of a pair of proposed changes to ordinances that determine how the city goes about assessing electrical rates, fees and charges.
At its last regular meeting of the month, July 22, the council in a 6-0 vote, Councilman Bob Stockton was absent, approved the first reading of ordinances W-42 and W-43 that, if adopted, would amend the Cheney Municipal Code Chapter 14, “Electricity.” The readings were in “title and summary form only;” meaning the proposals are still open to public comment.
The largest change in both ordinances is substitu...