News was released last week that our water utility has increased our storm water costs 8%.
Evidently they feel that with enough money they can handle both gravity and nature’s ability to send massive amounts of water into our city streets from the long and steep mountain slopes.
Handling storm water used to be a city function, paid for from the general fund. Now that the water utility is handling the problem we call the money a fee instead of a tax.
We’ve written about this before so rather than being repetitive, here are the links to previous posts:
Once again our local leaders are choosing to put us into debt rather than pay as we go.
We deserve better