Preston City Council will have the 3rd and final reading of the ordinance amending the water rates, Monday Jan. 28th. Increases are as follows: Base Rate (Monthly Service Charge) from 18.00 to 23.00. Minimum usage charge from the first 2000 gal is now the first 1000 gal plus cost increasing from 10.50 to 14.00. The usage over 1000 gal rate increase is from 1.75 per 1000 to 2.25 per 1000 gal. Please contact the clerk's office with any questions.