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September 11, 2017

Court: Idaho town spiked water, sewer fees

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The city of Pocatello could be forced to pay back millions of dollars in excess fees following a recent Idaho Supreme Court ruling.

According to the unanimous opinion, justices ruled that Pocatello's sewer and water fees were not set at reasonable rates to help cover the costs of providing government services. Instead, the court found that the city had illegally spiked the fees to help boost the general fund.

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