surcharge http://tspr.org en Colchester Considers Adding Sewer Surcharge http://tspr.org/post/colchester-considers-adding-sewer-surcharge <p>Colchester residents might soon see a new charge on their sewer bills. It could be just the first of several.<br /><br />The city council has given first reading to proposed ordinance to add the $4 monthly fee. The city needs the money because the Illinois EPA is requiring the city to update its sewer and water treatment systems.<br /><br />Mayor Danny Bice said the city has little choice but to raise more money. The city is looking for financing from federal and state agencies.<br /> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 17:02:31 +0000 James Lenz 12923 at http://tspr.org Colchester Considers Adding Sewer Surcharge