Every year millions of dollars in Drainage Fees are collected by the City of Port Orange but we don’t know how they are spent. Every year potentially thousands of taxpayers are owed rebates on their Drainage Fees but we can’t claim them. Why not? Because the Manager always has more important things to take care of.
Those pesky activists have been asking for a resolution to our Drainage Fee mess for a long time and Manager Johansson finally gave an honest answer to “when?” at the last Council meeting: whenever nothing more important is on his plate. Seems like just about everything is more important than taxpayer dollars–after all there’s always more where they came from……..