City Council to flush out reason for 11.5% water hike

Officials from the Bloomberg administration faced questions Wednesday about a whopping 11.5 percent water rate hike.A City Council panel asked city administrators why the Water

Officials from the Bloomberg administration faced questions Wednesday about a whopping 11.5 percent water rate hike.

A City Council panel asked city administrators why the Water Board ignored the public outcry over the hike and why the board needs $75 million to subsidize the increase. Elected officials said the mayor should use some of the $4 billion budget surplus instead of implementing...

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