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Teen Activist Announces for Dixon City Council

By Dave Scholl, Categories: City+School, Local Life, News

Devon Minnema has officially announced his candidacy for Dixon City Council, the youngest person to ever do so.

Proven Microbiological System Could Solve Dixon Sewer Issue & Save Millions

By Dave Scholl, Categories: City+School, Business, Local Life, News, Today

City Staff Hide Option from Council Since 2010 Proven Microbiological System Could Solve Dixon Sewer Issue & Save Millions. "Green" Tech Firm Interest in Dixon as Demonstration Project A proven advanced waste water treatment technique using microbiology could resolve Dixon’s sewer issues within months, and at a cost of less than one-dollar per month per hook-up. That is in contrast to a $30 million “activated sludge” project that can’t be on line until late 2015, and will double sewer fees to every Dixon home. In fact, the advanced system could have been in operation over three years ago if local officials hadn’t ignored the information and hid it from the City Council when it was first provided to the staff in 2010

News Alert! - Looming Crisis - Dixon Illegally Collected $3 Million from Dixon Residents & Businesses

By Dave Scholl, Categories: City+School, Local Life, News, Today

The City of Dixon has illegally collected an estimated $3 Million dollars from Dixon sewer customers over the past 6 years – and is now attempting to impose sewer rates that will also illegally collect $1.2 Million more per year - in violation of Dixon's Measure L Ordinance which requires a vote of the people for any such increases.

Council Votes to Double Sewer Rates - Ignores Over 2000 Protests

By Dave Scholl, Categories: City+School, Local Life, News, Education, Today

The Dixon City Council voted at the regular meeting on Tuesday February 11 to double sewer fees, despite receiving 2101 verified protests – about 700 protests short of the number needed to automatically stop the rate increase.

City Council Votes on Doubling Sewer Fees Tuesday, February 11

By Dave Scholl, Categories: City+School, Business, Viewpoints, Local Life, News, Today

The main issue on the agenda for the City Council meeting on Tuesday February 11 was a Public Hearing on the proposed Sewer Rate increase. If imposed, the rates would increase annual in steps until they are double the current rates - and triple the rates two years ago.

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