Kansas City 10% Gas Spike Coming Soon

There's no getting around higher costs for home heating . . . And so tonight we hear more deets about a local energy company moving to spike costs along with everything else.

Here's the word . . .

The commission could make its decision on the increase Spire is asking for in late January . . . The increase wouldn’t be seen on customers’ bills until late February or March.

There’s a public hearing Tuesday night on the potential rate increase. It starts at 6 p.m. at the Klice Community Center near 18th and Vine.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Spire gas company to ask customers to pay 10% increase on monthly bills

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Leaders from natural gas company Spire are making their case for why they need their customers to pay more. "We need those employees," Vice President of Government Affairs Scott Weitzel said in an interview with FOX4 Tuesday. "We need to pay those employees to provide this service."