LES Makes New Rate Increases Available To The Public

The city council will hold a public hearing , to discuss proposed rate increases for Lincoln Electric System customers. LES wants to increase rates to its customers by 6-percent. The increase will be in two stages. With an increase of three percent effective this October,  and another three percent increase in October of 2005. The increases were discussed between city council members and LES officials . A public hearing is scheduled  in the city council chambers.