Lubbock Power and Light announced on Thursday the hiring of a new executive for the municipally owned utility.
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The proposed tax rate is 1.23 cents higher than last year’s rate, meaning that if the rate is ultimately approved, a Lubbock homeowner with a $100,000 home would pay another $12.30 in property taxes.
Robertson has said that he has asked City Attorney Sam Medina to look into having citizen comments on Thursday evenings and then hold the actual Council meeting on Friday mornings.
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The Lubbock City Council was chided by a number of citizens at their August 8th meeting over high electric bills.
Overall, 15 people addressed the Council about LP&L’s rates.
On Wednesday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Mayor Glen Robertson talked with Tom Collins and Laura Mac about the decisions made at last night's city council meeting.
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The Council chose to leave the electric rate at the increased level, but Lubbock Power and Light heard some harsh words from some Council members amidst a crowd of applauding citizens.
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