City Commissioner Nick Fish: I Won't Stand For Using Water, Sewer Bills To Collect the Mayor's Street Fee

nickfish

News
If Mayor Charlie Hales and City Commissioner Steve Novick are going to collect a $138-a-year street fee from Portland households, the most obvious place to charge residents is on their water and sewer bills.Hales said at today's press conference debuting the street fee that he and Novick were considering utility bills as a possible means of collection. "Another reason for the yearlong buildup here ...   More
 
Thursday, May 22, 2014 AARON MESH

Business Groups Opposed to Transportation Fee Begin Organizing

Restaurant lobbyist Bill Perry on voter referral: "I think they know it would get shot down in a heartbeat."

streetfee

News
Business groups—including associations of hotels, restaurants and convenience stores—will meet next week to begin planning opposition to the street fee Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick announced today. Among the options available to opponents: Referring a fee passed by City Council to voters in November. The Oregon Petroleum Association stopped a similar fee proposed by then-Commissioner ...   More
 
Thursday, May 22, 2014 Nigel Jaquiss and Aaron Mesh

0|1
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close