Nonresident Water Customers Can’t Sue City For Raising Their Water Rates
(October 20, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California appeals panel on Oct. 16 affirmed a demurrer of a class action by nonresident water customers against the City of Vallejo who claim that the city violated an implied contract by raising water rates only on them (Green Valley Landowners Association v. City of Vallejo, No. A142808, Calif. App., 1st Dist., Div. 1; 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 912).
(Green Valley opinion available. Document #95-151105-004Z.)
In 2009, the Green Valley Landowners Association sued the City of Vallejo in the Solano County Superior...