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City Councilman Adam Martinez is proposing sweeping changes to the city's water
measures being introduced to council call for the city to switch to monthly
billing, allow for a 30-day pay period instead of 15 days, and for allowing
people renting property to set up accounts instead of only allowing property
owners to set up accounts.
said his proposals are being made because the mayor is planning to place a
water rate increase proposal before council and he thinks it's a good time to
review the entire billing system.
need to make sure we're doing everything in our power to provide better
customer service, and making sure bills are being sent out more regularly and
customers are having more time to pay," he said.
mayor's office said switching to monthly billing would cost the city an extra
$2.5 million per year, and said the Martinez plan would not only slow down the
pace of collections, but would make it harder to collect on delinquent