Rural area still wouldn’t pay full cost of stormwater services
Ottawa Citizen

By Jon Willing, Ottawa Citizen, October 4, 2016

Rural landowners still wouldn’t be paying the full cost of stormwater mitigation in their communities under a proposed fee structure, but Mayor Jim Watson doesn’t mind.

Landowners who don’t receive a water and sewer bill don’t pay into the stormwater program. The city wants to start billing them on their property tax invoices to collect $2 million for stormwater services.

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