JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.- The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold a local public hearing in Sedalia on July 31, 2018, in electric rate cases filed by Greater Missouri Operations Company and Kansas City Power and Light Company.

The hearing will take place at Liberty Park Conventional Hall beginning at noon with a public information and question and answer session. KCP&L states it is seeking to increase annual electric revenues by approximately $16.4 million which includes the rebasing of fuel for the Fuel Adjustment Charge. According to KCP&L, the average residential customer would see monthly electric rates increase by approximately $3.00 a month.

GMO states it is seeking to increase annual electric revenues by approximately $19.3 million, which includes the rebasing of fuel for the Fuel Adjustment Charge, and the average residential customer would see electric rates increase by approximately $2.00 a month.

KCP&L serves approximately 272,800 electric customers in the Missouri counties of Carroll, Cass, Chariton, Clay, Howard, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Livingston, Pettis, Platte, Randolph and Saline. GMO provides electric service to approximately 320,500 customers in Andrew, Atchison, Barton, Bates, Benton, Buchanan, Carroll, Cass, Cedar, Clay, Clinton, Dade, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Henry, Holt, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Pettis, Platte, Ray, St. Clair, Vernon and Worth counties.