For city and county officials, it was an embarrassing situation: A collection agency hired to gather delinquent Stormwater fees dipping into tills at businesses and using other bullying tactics.
And it will stop.
This just came in from the city:
City Council stops till tap collections of City debts
City Council met in closed session on Tuesday, September 27, and decided to instruct A-1 Collections to no longer use till taps as a means of collecting on any judgments related to any City accounts. The City Council first learned of this collection method late Friday, September 23, from media reports and scheduled a closed session after their Formal Council Meeting yesterday to end this procedure effective immediately.