- KCII Radio - http://kciiradio.com -
Washington County Taxpayers Funding Lawsuit, Riverside Residents Paying Twice
Posted By News On @ 6:51 am In Today's Local News | Comments Disabled
The Washington County Board of Supervisors has approved a $60,000 internal advance to pay for legal fees in a lawsuit between the county and the city of Riverside. County Auditor Bill Fredrick says Riverside is refusing to continue making repayments for money it received to finance new infrastructure projects, a plan implemented because the Iowa Constitution limited how much money Riverside could borrow. Fredrick says Riverside began repaying the county in 2008, but stopped making $175,000 repayments in 2009. He says taxpayers are paying for the county’s legal fees in the lawsuit, but adds that Riverside residents are paying twice – first for the county, and again for Riverside.
Article printed from KCII Radio: http://kciiradio.com
URL to article: http://kciiradio.com/2010/07/washington-county-taxpayers-funding-lawsuit-riverside-residents-paying-twice/
Copyright © 2005-2013 KCII Radio