The council will explain why the rates are being raised as well as how the city arrived at the rate increases.
"I don't remember that ever happening," Barnes said.
"It might be a sign that people are taking the law more seriously and having designated drivers, or not taking chances.
Submit theme suggestions by January 19, 2008, 12 p.m. Two vacancies currently exist on the Board of Directors.
Applications to fill the vacancies are being solicited.
If the rate increases are approved as presented, they would become effective January 16, 2008.
In addition to the proposed increase, the base rates for sewer and water will be increased equal to the Consumer Price Index effective on July 1 of each following fiscal year.
The contest winner will receive admission for two to Friday or Saturday's grandstand event.
The dates for this year's Fair will be August 21-24.
The position of Director includes attendance at monthly meetings at the fairgrounds, making decisions regarding the Fair and other activities at the Fairgrounds throughout the year and performing other Fair-related activities.
Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Applicants should be familiar with and enthusiastic about Fair activities.
The Modoc District Fair is accepting theme suggestions for their annual Fair Theme Contest.