Starting in February Jackson will increase the water sewer and electric bills of residents by 2.1 % The increase is due to a Consumer Price Index Increase. The increase in city bills was put into effect on December 17, 2018. The alderman of the city along with the mayor put the increase into effect during a meeting. There will be an increase fee of water of at least $4.42 cents. This is due to two of three water proposals The last increase will be in 2022.