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(PennLive)   "You know what can help us get our city out of debt? Let's send out 10 years worth of trash bills to make money"   (pennlive.com) divider line 6
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2012-11-15 12:01:09 AM
3 votes:
These people should be happy they aren't being charged interest on their late payments.

You can fark with businesses, but you can't fark with the government.
2012-11-15 06:39:12 AM
1 votes:
why did they not do this 10 years ago?
2012-11-15 12:46:31 AM
1 votes:
Looks like the statute of limitations on debt in PA is 4 years. I assume local gov is exempt from that?
2012-11-15 12:40:06 AM
1 votes:
Scranton last week sent out 7,800 garbage bills dating from 1999 through last year - prompting a crush of residents to descend on the treasurer's office Tuesday to either pay up or complain.

So they either paid (win for the city) or complained (neutral for the city). The logic is ridiculous, but save a lawsuit, how can the city lose?
2012-11-15 12:39:23 AM
1 votes:
FTA: The city says anyone who can produce a receipt or canceled check for the fees will have their payment certified as paid.

So you're supposed to prove that you paid a ten year old bill, but the city doesn't need to prove that you actually owed them that money to begin with?
2012-11-15 12:02:38 AM
1 votes:
Ah Scranton, you continue to amuse me.
 
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