ratepayers

Another View: When it comes to rate increases, know how Prop 218 works

Taxes, assessments and fees may sound like the same thing to most of us who end up paying them, but separate legal definitions for each of them allows different ways of gaining pub ...

Reader Input: NID: Be sensitive to ratepayers

Re: Protest to proposed Nevada Irrigation District rate increases. The projected expense increase figures from the NID draft Water Rate and Fee Study, Appendix A, show that no ex ...

Reader Input: Ratepayers send a message

Re: Proposition 218. In 1996, the voters of California passed Proposition 218. This proposition gave the ratepayers served by local public agencies the right to vote to approve o ...

Another View: Water agency must learn to live within ratepayers’ means

I was elected to the Placer County Water Agency Board in 2008. It was a tough election. Many people in my district were simply fed up with perceived wrongs of PCWA. Many people fe ...