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Money Collected for Utility, Spent on Utility

La Crosse city hall has been collecting extra millions of dollars for months.  And spending it just as fast.  The stormwater utility has a revenue stream of more than two million dollars per year.  The first year and a half or so has already funded a few projects, says public works director Dale Hexom.  Including some projects to reduce flooding in certain areas.  Building and dredging of retention ponds.  Maintenance on other storm water projects

 

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Hexom says the stormwater utility revnue only goes to fund storm water projects and is never folded into the general budget for the city. 

 

 

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