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Most city fees could increase more than 10 percent

Inquisitive citizens will pay more to get public documents and agenda packets from Grass Valley City Hall beginning July 1, according to a city finance department proposal to be considered Tuesday night.

The City Council is slated to approve a plethora of fee increases as part of its budget deliberations at the meeting.

Most of the recommended increases are to coincide with a 3.3 percent Consumer Price Index increase and a 7 percent cost of living adjustment, said Finance Director Carol Fish the staff report from Finance Director Carol Fish.



Tonight, Fish is asking that the rate increases match the CPI. At the June 26 council meeting, she will seek the cost of living adjustment.

“We’re trying to get that one under our belt first,” Fish said referring to the CPI increase.




If both increases pass this month, public document requests could increase by $.03 to $.29.

Other proposed rate increases include:

– City Council agenda packets goes from $20.85 to $23.

– Decision appeal to City Council goes from $250 to $275.

– Dog impoundment goes from $20 to $22.

– Cat impoundment goes from $10 to $11.

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To contact Staff Writer Greg Moberly, e-mail gregm@theunion.com or call 477-4234.


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