ST. JOSEPH - The City of St. Joseph has a new sewer agreement with the College of St. Benedict and the Sisters of the Order of St. Benedict.

The City Council unanimously approved the agreement during last (Thursday) night's meeting.

Under the new agreement, St. Ben's will be billed bimonthly using their actual sewer readings.  It modifies the 1987 agreement that had the college and monastery paying 45% of the city's sewer treatment bill.  The old agreement also had them being billed only once a year.

Last night's vote puts an end two a two-year disagreement between the city and St. Ben's.