Electric City residents will pay $20 fee per vehicle


Residents of Electric City will soon be in a new Transportation Benefit District, which will cost them $20 per vehicle owned.

The measure was voted in last Tuesday night by the city council. The new provision was developed by Senate and House Bill 1858, which empowers cities, towns and counties to collect the fee.

The money will eventually go into Electric City’s street fund, running short on funds ever since Initiative 695 in 1999 removed the huge vehicle licensing fees charged by the state.

Those fees also supported local street funds.

Mayor Jerry Sands admitted that the $20 fee for veh...

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