Attend meeting to fight rate hike
Rate payers, please help save yourself $500 a year in your Far West utility bills. Attend the public comment meeting by the Arizona Corporation Commission for the requested 188 percent rate increase. The hearing will be held Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. at Gila Ridge High School, 7150 E. 24th St. Please prepare to speak and express your concerns. If you are intimidated to speak, you can also read or submit a paper statement to the AZCC.
To better understand the issues check out the website http://edocket.azcc.gov/. Enter WS-03478A-12-0307, click on “Search.” Select “View Image” of the document you wish to read. The box on the upper left of the page provides a means to turn the page of multi-page documents. Read the direct testimonies and comments, particularly from Robert Rist and Robert and Barbara Gilkey, who are intervening on our behalf. These will provide great background.
Remember, showing up to that important meeting will demonstrate to the commission our concerns and interest. Please be there