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Homewood to consider commissioning study of Harvey water rates

At its regular meeting Tuesday, the Homewood Board of Trustees will consider hiring a consulting firm to conduct a study of the water costs incurred by the city of Harvey.

The study is intended to establish actual costs for Harvey to deliver water to Homewood and several other area communities. Harvey claims the water rates it charges are below its costs and is considering a rate hike, according to Village Manager Jim Marino.

The village's contract to buy water from Harvey expires in 2022.

The board will also consider a measure that will help pave the way for a . . .

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