Branson's Pointe Royale Residents Up in Arms Over Utility Increases

Residents of a gated community in Branson, Pointe Royale, are organizing on Tuesday April 29th, 2008 to host an informational meeting regarding utility rate hikes.

Tri-States Utilities, L.L.C., recently requested a rate increase of, in their words: 140%. However, if recent meter change outs and a rate request for the "winter rates" are factored in, they gave themselves a 78% rate increase with a 459.4 % increase hiding in the wings.

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