Under the approved decrease, customers will see an average rate reduction of 3.7 percent per household. This recommended change was recommended to the board last week by Utility Financial Solutions, who administered a rate study for the Marquette BLP.
In the article, Fittante raises skepticism over the decision, saying the current case data is inconsistent with the tighter restrictions in our region. This disconnect makes him concerned about what further restrictions might come next. While Fittante shares Governor Whitmer’s desire to keep Michiganders safe, he also believes business should be able to operate under current conditions.
The Tribal Council is working hard to enforce and enhance current health and sanitation directives, implement necessary technology and develop new programs and services centered on COVID-19 preparedness, response and relief.