CLEVELAND - The City of Cleveland wants to go after delinquent utility account customers. It was revealed at Monday's City Council meeting that there are $88,000 in overdue water and sewer service account charges.<br />
Councilman Rush Mauney said he was disturbed when he heard about the accounts.<br />
City Clerk Connie Tracas told the council that these overdue accounts go back to 2000. Tracas said the amount was, at one time, $106,000, but they have been able to get that down to the $88,000 mark. Mauney made a motion to turn most of the accounts over to a collection agency. <br />
Cleveland Police Chief John Foster said he might be able to help them in locating some of those who have skipped out, leaving a tab with the city.
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