No Lakewood measure this year for street upkeep fee

Staff writerJuly 9, 2013 

The Lakewood City Council continues to spin its wheels over asking voters to approve a fee or tax for street maintenance.

Council members have turned their focus to 2014 with time to get the measure on this year’s ballot running out — the deadline to send a measure to the November ballot is Aug. 7 — and as they remain undecided on a specific proposal.

After more than two years of research and discussion, including separate reviews and recommendations by a citizen advisory board and an ad hoc committee of three council members, the full council remains unsure what fee or tax should be levied and what the money should go toward.

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