Representatives from Montana-Dakota Utilities are in Sheridan today to give a presentation, as well as answer questions about the proposed electrical rate increase filed with the Wyoming Public Service Commission last summer. They have requested an average 31 percent increase in electrical rates for Wyoming customers. Sheridan City Councilor John Heath has been appointed to a committee charged with examining the proposal and its effects on Sheridan customers.
The City has retained the services of a utility rate expert and attorney who specializes in utility rate cases to advocate for MDU customers in Wyoming. They City will ask Sheridan County to split the cost of the expert witness who will testify before the Wyoming PSC.
Tonight’s meeting with MDU will begin at 5 o’clock at the Sheridan Senior Center.