Block Island Times

Rate case holds rates steady, according to utility board

The Block Island Utility District Board of Commissioners had a lot of ground to cover at its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 22. After welcoming newly elected commissioner Elliot Taubman, the board got down to business.
There were 13 items on the agenda, including the usual treasurer’s and president’s reports, the status of the recently filed rate case, and some new items involving an energy efficiency program and a discussion on the future of net metering.
“Things are moving along really well,” said Treasurer Bill Penn after going through the numbers during his report.

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