Court OKs 1.5% hike in sewer rates for sanitation district

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By Thomas Barr

 SHEPHERDSVILLE - Something is better than nothing. That is the philosophy being taken by Jerry Kennedy, manager of the Bullitt County Sanitation District.

Instead of receiving the 3 percent user fee increase he sought, Bullitt Fiscal Court opted to allow the district to hike its current rates by 1.5 percent for one year.

The decision marks the end of three months of discussion, which still has issues left unresolved.

"It beats a zero," Kennedy said in thanking fiscal court for its blessing for a user fee increase.

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