The cost of living in Mill Creek just became more expensive
Last updated 12/7/2018 at Noon
After an impassioned debate on the increased cost of living, members of the Mill Creek City Council voted unanimously to enact a 1 percent tax increase in the Emergency Medical Services levy for 2019 on top of a doubling of the rate the city charges property owners to maintain the Surface Water infrastructure.
The boost in the EMS levy is expected to cost the average homeowner less than $15 per year. The Surface Water rate will jump from $78 to $150 in the first of a series of increases approved to fund repairs to the aging underground water system.
The council approved the increases at i...