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Re: NOW mini-mansions and disgust

Seems like the town could collect something for the hydrants - as you say, a
fire fee or something.   We have city water but not sewer;  we're toward the
edge of the town and the sewer lines don't cross the 50 foot conservation
area behind us, but we still have to pay the sewer tax that's based on
street footage.
Not that I'm usually infavor of additional taxes/fees, but this doesn't seem
quite fair!

Speaking of which, Marge, I hear our esteemed state legislature approved the
increase in sales tax today.  Apparently that doesn't count as a tax
increase to them.

Maryland zone 6

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Zemuly@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 1:48 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] NOW mini-mansions and disgust

> In a message dated 3/25/2004 12:38:49 PM Central Standard Time,
> richa@midlands.net writes:
> So now the town is repaying
> a $90,000 bond that was our part of the new water system
> Sounds like us!  When we first got our water system everybody agreed to
> participate and no written contracts were drawn up. Then when the system
was up and
> ready to get connected several families dug wells and refused to
>  Apparently there's nothing the town can do about it, either.  We did get
> some codified rules regarding the water department and passed an ordinance
> stating that should a property without city water change ownership,
whether through
> sale or death, the new owner had to connect.  That was the best we could
> Those people do not pay anything -- not even a fire protection fee to pay
> the hydrants. If you are interested check out our website:
> zem
> zone 7
> West TN
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