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A wise profit sharing plan apparently ignored. Part 2 in a series
Housing costs are more than just rent or mortgage
COLUMBIA, Mo 12/2/15 (Beat Byte)
-- As Columbia City Hall kicks off a two-day
"affordable housing symposium"
some are calling "extravagant," one of the city's top utility experts is sounding the alarm over skyrocketing utility bills.
"Utility costs are one of the most significant barriers to affordable housing," Bill Weitkemper explained in a Nov. 26 email to City Council members.
A retired sewer utility supervisor, Weitkemper won the first Robb Award for Public Service. He currently sits on a city commission charged with utility planning.
A dizzying series of rate hikes city manager Mike Matthes has enacted helped propel Columbia to the Missouri city with the highest cost of living .
The minimum utility charge for a 750 sq. ft. home -- a typica...
Moral imperative? Or more lies?
COLUMBIA, Mo 9/7/...