Water and sewer rates are a tax that the citizen does not get to vote on, yet they can be a lien against the citizens property.
Law firm asks for information vis FOIA request.
Twice the Trustees gave irrationally high estimates for the FOIA request
A Prime Example of What is Wrong With The Present Township Management: Longpointe Sewer Project.
Twice the Trustees voted down the audit.
Sewer & Water over charges have resulted in a Class Action Lawsuit against Bloomfield Township. The suit claims Sewer & Water over charges of:
$11,100,000 or $825/customer
Additional claims in the suit against the Township are:
-Violation of Headlee
-Erroneous accouting practices
-Adding public safety charges to sewer and water customers
-Passing Township water and sewer usage charges onto the sewer & water customers
I collected 200 signatures and put together the costs related to water and sewer rates. I tried to present the information to the Trustees and was denied to put it on the agenda. So I wrote the original editorial.
Editorials and Newspaper Articles on the Sewer & Water Rates
Water and Sewer Rate Increase from 2011 to 2015
We are literally getting hosed!
Ready to serve charges went from $46 in 2011
to $288 today: a 526% increase!
Class Action Law Suit Information
Timeline of Events For Lawsuit
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP'S BEST CHOICE FOR SUPERVISOR
My promise to you: