City Council votes to suspend gas rate increase
By WARREN SLAUGHTER
The Dalhart City Council voted unanimously in favor of Resolution 2012-06 to suspend a gas rate increase sought by West Texas Gas. The rate increase, which would nearly double the rate currently paid by residential customers of West Texas Gas, was to go into effect on November 6. However, because the city council voted to suspend the rate increase for 90 days as allowed under the Gas Utility Regulatory Act, the increase will not occur until February 4, 2013.
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