North Ogden to give out $36 refunds in response to ruling against transportation fees

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NORTH OGDEN — It’s not every day that the government returns money to the public.

But in response to a Utah court decision last February that the sort of transportation fee North Ogden had charged residents is, in fact, a tax, city leaders plan to give residents a refund of a portion of the money collected. The city of Pleasant Grove, the target of the lawsuit that resulted in the Feb. 12 decision, has appealed, but even so, the ruling throws the legality of transportation fees into question, here and across Utah.

Don’t spend it all in one place, but the upshot of it all will be $36 credits on the utility bills of most affected North Ogden residents in December.

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