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Tampa Bay Water approves 2018 budget, without raising prices

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Florida’s largest wholesale water provider has approved a budget for next year, without raising prices to Tampa Bay-area consumers. Tampa Bay Water’s board of directors approved the agency’s fiscal year budget Tuesday, keeping its wholesale drinking water rate at $2.56 per 1,000 gallons, for the seventh consecutive year. “Tampa Bay Water’s board is committed to providing clean, safe and reliable water at an affordable price,” said TBW chief financial officer Christina Sackett. The company expects a 7.2 million gallon per…

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Jim Norman, Tim Schock not fans of Go Hillsborough proposal

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There were definite moments of disagreements between Jim Norman and Tim Schock in their candidate forum at a South Tampa eatery on Monday night. On the issue of Go Hillsborough, though, the two Republicans vying to run for the District 6 County Commission seat this November are singing from the same page. “It’s D.O.A.” Norman said of the possible half-cent transportation tax. The current BOCC will decide this month whether it goes on the November ballot. “You’re not going to…

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