Anti-BID effort picks up more backers in new filings in federal court

Up til now, it has been W. Michael Ryan, Alan Scheinman and Eric Suher against the world. On September 29th, however, their lawyer filed a petition in federal court to add forty six new complainants. The 68 page filing asserts these complainants own property in the BID district and they are refusing to pay their … Continue reading Anti-BID effort picks up more backers in new filings in federal court

Is the storm water fee system unfair?

I’m hearing that there is a lot of unhappiness out there on the new storm water fees. It’ll probably take me  a week to two weeks to do the research needed to do a sensible article.  If you have something to say about your assessments, use the comment section here.  You can also contact me directly … Continue reading Is the storm water fee system unfair?

Double Dipping at City Hall

How much is a sewer treatment plant worth? Who wants to buy our sewer treatment plant or our capped landfill? Leave it to city hall to find a loophole in Prop 2 ½ to cover their cost overruns in the fire department and the legal department and wherever the red ink is flowing. No need … Continue reading Double Dipping at City Hall