Greenwood City Council talks proposed rate increases for water, sewer services

Charles Fortson, a maintenance operator for Greenwood's Water Department, works Friday at the city's Water Treatment Plant in Greenwood. At its meeting Monday, the City Council discussed proposed increases for water and sewer rates. Visit for today's photo gallery. (River Valley Democrat-Gazette/Hank Layton)

GREENWOOD -- Residents in the city and customers outside it could have to pay more for water and sewer services next year.

The City Council unanimously voted to approve the first readings of two ordinances adopting increases for city water and sewer rates with changes at its meeting Monday.