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Edmond Electric rates going up

Residential customers will see an average 2.75 percent increase on their electric bills. The rate increase starts Nov. 1.
by Diana Baldwin Published: August 14, 2013

Edmond Electric spent $300,000 to make repairs to the electrical system after a tornado touched down May 19 in Edmond. City officials are trying to get FEMA to reimburse Edmond Electric for its expenses.

The report recommended a 2.5 percent increase for the following three years. Any future rate hike requests will be taken to the city council for a final decision.

The change also addresses outdoor security lighting rates. The lights will now only be available to residential customers and homeowners associations. In the past, security lights were available to anyone on request.

The cost is now $22.84 a month for a decorative post, a jump from $18.84.

by Diana Baldwin
Sr. Reporter
Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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