Local Finance Bulletin #33

Lawful Discrimination Utility Ratemaking, Part 1: Classifying Customers within Territorial Boundaries

Sunday, October 1, 2006

Part one of a two-part series examining constraints on the power of local government-owned utilities to classify their customers for the purposes of charging different rents, rates, fees, charges, and penalties for utility services. Part 1 explores the ability to discriminate among various types of customers whose properties lie within the local government's territorial boundaries.

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