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Grant now in hand to pay for water lines

Marion was given a $600,000 grant for replacing water lines Thursday when city officials were given a Community Development Block Grant at a ceremony in Topeka.

The grant, along with a $3.3 million loan from Kansas Department of Health and Environment, will pay for the installation of new water lines in a portion of the city.

Base water rates, which will be increased to make payments on the loan, will increase less because of the grant.

Rates were expected to go up $17.73 to offset loan payment, bringing the base rate to $47.73.

Last modified Feb. 20, 2020

 

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