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Iowa Utilities Board Seeking Public Input Tonight

Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2012 at 6:26 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel


The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) is holding a meeting to take public comment on a gas rate increase request from Alliant Energy.  These sessions provide the best opportunity for customers to give verbal comments directly to the board and other parties in a rate case says Rob Hillesland with the IUB.  In this area, a meeting is happening tonight at the Mt. Pleasant Civic Center.

Alliant is seeking a five point six percent rate hike.  A temporary increase of three point three percent went into affect on June 4th.  The Iowa Utilities Board has until March 25th of next year to make a final decision regarding the proposed rate increase.