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The Gilroy City Council voted 4-3 Monday night to raise residents' and business owners' sewer rates more than 40 percent over the next five years, and city staff say the increases will help fund more than $30 million in repairs and replacements for the region's wastewater system.
Gilroy City Councilman Dion Bracco filed a public records request last month for information on mayoral opponent and Councilman Perry Woodward's private home security system, including billing records and whether police have ever responded to his Eagle Ridge residence for false alarms, according to documents obtained by the Dispatch.
Gilroy residents and business owners have until Monday to formally protest the city’s plans to raise sewer service rates more than 40 percent over the next five years – a necessary spike, officials say, that will fund anticipated rising costs in maintenance and wastewater operations.
A split Gilroy City Council asked city staff Monday night not to pursue bids for a traffic study on Welburn Avenue - one of the city's busiest streets - because of concerns over the study's price tag and whether the results would foster any changes.