Downtown churches sue St. Paul over street maintenance fees

Downtown churches argue they should pay street maintenance fees at the residential rate rather than the business rate. The difference is substantial: instead of paying less than $4 per foot of street frontage, the churches are paying more than $16 per foot. The city says the churches get as much snow removal and street cleaning as neighboring businesses.
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Downtown churches argue they should pay street maintenance fees at the residential rate rather than the business rate. The difference is substantial: instead of paying less than $4 per foot of street frontage, the churches are paying more than $16 per foot. The city says the churches get as much snow removal and street cleaning as neighboring businesses.

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