Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Rochester City Council is scheduled to consider recommendations to increase electric and water rates for RPU customers at its meeting Monday night.

The RPU Board last week approved its 2016 budget that includes a 1.7 percent increase in electric rates and a water rate hike of 6 percent.

The Council will also discuss a recommendation to increase the city’s stormwater utility fee to cover future improvements and maintenance costs.