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City of Anacortes water bill is wrong

For the past nine years I have complained in writing about the way the City of Anacortes reconciles the amount of money its wholesale (regional) customers owe for water. Last month, Anacortes billed the Town of La Conner $444 for 2021 and $5,540 for 2022. The truth is that the City of Anacortes owes the Town of La Conner a total of $49,631.52 for both years. Counting O&M alone and considering both years, the city made a profit of $8,173,301 on water.

The accountant charged “Taxes and Assessments” to both Regional Expenses (RCC) and Admin Overhead (Per Ser) for both years. This should have been...


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