Westminster leaders next week will deal with a rate increase from their electric power supplier, the PMPA. City Administrator David Smith said he plans to make the rate increase an agenda item for city council’s regular March meeting—one week from tonight. This morning Smith declined to tell 96.3/WGOG NEWS the size of the increase that the Piedmont Municipal Power Agency is passing onto Westminster and its other member cities. Last year’s announced increase was 7.3%. Westminster City Council will have the options of absorbing part or all of the increase or passing it on in full to its retail customers.