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Flossmoor Village Board supports passing Chicago, Harvey water rate increases to residents

Flossmoor residents may see their water bills go up by 7 cents per 1,000 gallons starting this month.

The Village Board voiced its support to “pass through” both a Harvey rate increase and a Chicago component increase onto residents’ water bills. Chicago’s rate is expected to increase June 1 and Harvey’s on July 1. Pending formal approval April 19, water rates would increase from $11.41 per 1,000 gallons to $11.48.

Trustee James Mitros noted he thinks the board has done this almost every year. Mayor Paul Braun called it . . .

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