Vehicle Audit Breakdown; Drowning In Water Bills; The Mailman Did It; No Time For Overtime Policy; Political Irony on the Campaign Trail.
RVA 5x5 - December 16, 2023
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The city sent out more than 66,000 incorrect personal property tax bills because someone forgot to change the date on the software. Oops.
Speaking of incorrect billing, there are new and improved stories from the land of Richmonders with $1,000 water bills!
Speaking of incorrect billing (is there an echo in here?), some Richmonders never got their real estate tax bills and the city told them to blame it on the Post Office.
The City Auditor has been telling the Mayor to establish an overtime policy since 2019 (and City Council since 2021), but so far the only official policy has been to not establish a policy…
The Mayor’s plan for helping fund child care was to establish a trust fu…