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laporte storm water fee adopted

Tuesday, December 04, 2018 07:36 AM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News


A new storm water fee was approved by the LaPorte City Council last night.

Each household will be charged $5.45 a month.

The funds will be used to relieve storm water related issues in the city.

Waste Water Department superintendent Jerry Jackson says there aren't enough

funds presently to address problems with standing water.....

And many of those issues have existed for years...

The charge for businesses and industry will be based on the size of things like

parking lots....that require more drainage service.

Jackson says smaller project will be paid for with cash from the incoming revenue.

Larger projects can be financed with payments made with the new dollars coming into the

city.

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