"What we're finding is the new method has a lot of unintended consequences and we're hurting some people that we never intended to hurt, including churches, large businesses and the poorest of the poor," Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson told Tom and Laura on Friday (March 13) regarding the increasing stormwater rates.
Lubbock City Council members will meet with the public and city staff to discuss improvements to the new storm water fee system, implemented in January 2015, before convening in a work session next month with new recommendations.
"There's an answer out there, we've just got to find it," Lubbock Councilwoman Karen Gibson told Tom and Laura Tuesday (March 10) on finding a solution to the stormwater rates that have some Lubbock citizens frustrated.
Tuesday on The Chad Hasty Show, Lubbock's new Storm Water Utility fees were a big topic of discussion. Chad reviewed the public meeting that took place last night (Mon, March 09, 2015), and took input from long time taxpayer advocate Mikel Ward.