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San Juan Resident Files Water Rate Lawsuit Against the City

The SJC Patch has the story of the second water rate lawsuit filed against the City of San Juan Capistrano.  According to the article:

Resident John D. Jenkins filed a claim with the city Friday asking for between $20-$30 million on behalf of all who have received water bills since Feb. 2, 2010.

“The city’s water rate structure is invalid and unconstitutional because fees are imposed on each parcel of property that exceeded the proportional cost of services attributed to each parcel,” Jenkins’s attorney wrote in paperwork turned in at City Hall.

In addition, make sure to read the lively back and forth in the comments section.

1 comment to San Juan Resident Files Water Rate Lawsuit Against the City

  • Don Juan Ortega

    For the record, the commenter Don_SJC at the Patch is not Don Juan Ortega of this blog. When I comment at the Patch, I do so under the name “Don Juan Ortega.”