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City should follow 30-day cycle

It has come to my attention that the city of Ritzville, under utility billing, believes it can charge a late charge outside of the U.S. 30-day business cycle. The point being is the state of Washington is signatory to the Constitution of the United States.

The state of Washington issued the city of Ritzville its ability to exist as a city. According to these statutes, the city must operate within the guidelines established by the U.S. Constitution and by our governing body. The city cannot make constraints that are more restrictive or pass ordinances or laws tha...


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