Bemidji City Council to consider franchise fee hike
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji City Council will likely approve a 1 percent increase in the gas and electric franchise fees during its regular meeting Monday night.
The increase to 4.5 percent of monthly gross revenues is projected to raise $220,000 annually, according to city officials. Meanwhile, a 1 percent increase in the property tax levy would raise just $40,000.
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