May 16, 2019

Opinion on whether a proposed sewer utility rate subsidy paid to low income residents for the purpose of offsetting a rate increase that is paid out of a county general fund would violate the prohibition against using public funds for a private purpose.


Requested by Mr. Larry C. Smith, Attorney for Richland County.


Read full opinion.

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