Water Rate Making after Capistrano Taxpayers Association v. San Juan Capistrano - May 12, 2015 Webinar Recording

With the recent 4th District Court of Appeals determination that San Juan Capistrano water rates do not meet Proposition 218 requirements, it is time to review the decision with Proposition 218 legal experts: John Bakker, Michael Colantuono and Kelly Salt. In this recording of the May 12, 2015 webinar, these three attorneys discuss the decision and its implication for water conservation pricing in California.

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