Repeated police calls now come with a fee in Rochester - Bring Me The News

Repeated police calls now come with a fee in Rochester

The city council approved a new fee program, intended to recoup some of the costs for handling 'nuisance' calls -- like barking dogs or loud parties. After three of these calls, it'll cost you $60.
Author:
Publish date:

The city council approved a new fee program, intended to recoup some of the costs for handling 'nuisance' calls -- like barking dogs or loud parties. After three of these calls, it'll cost you $60.

Next Up

Related

Minnesota DNR wants lawmakers to raise license fees

Minnesota's fishing and hunting license fees haven't changed in 10 years. The Department of Natural Resources is pushing legislators to raise the fees during the next legislative session. If an increase is not passed, the Associated Press reports there will be deep cuts to popular programs.

Verizon reverses on $2 service fee

The wireless provider had announced a fee for customers paying service bills online via a debit or credit card. The FCC threatened to investigate and the company reneged the "convenience fee" due to customer feedback.

Met Council to try temporary fee cut on NorthStar Commuter line

With ridership numbers not living up to expectations, the Met Council said Wednesday that it's cutting fees on the NorthStar commuter rail line. Starting Aug. 1, the NorthStar -- which travels between the Twin Cities and Big Lake -- will charge $6 instead of $7 for weekday rush hour patrons. The reduced fee experiment will be evaluated in nine months.

U.S. Bank latest bank to raise overdraft fees

U.S. Bank is bumping up overdraft fees for all its accounts beginning June 29, the Minneapolis-based bank confirmed Wednesday. The bank's new $35 overdraft fee brings it in line with the country's biggest financial institutions, including Bank of America, Huffington Post reports. Bank officials note that the 15 million-customer bank is eliminating one other fee and lowering yet another.

New fees have TCF bleeding customers, money

TCF Bank reports a first quarter loss of more than $280 million. More and larger fees are actually producing less money by driving away customers. The bank is still sizing up how many customers it's lost and which fees sent them packing. CEO Bill Cooper promises new solutions to reverse the trend.

Twin Cities ATM fees lowest in US

Banks charge an average of about $2.20 in the Twin Cities to people who pull cash from an automated teller machine that is outside their own bank's network. That compares to the nationwide high in Denver of $2.80, MPR reports. Customers often get hit with yet another fee, charged by their own bank for using an out-of-network ATM. That average charge of $1.58 in the Twin Cities is about mid-way between the nationwide high and low for that fee.