State Sen. Frank Ginn (R-Danielsville) wants to bring storm-water fees in line with actually storm runoff as he begins work on a joint study committee on the issue. Ginn co-chairs the group with State Rep. Lynn Smith (R-Newnan). It will hold its first meeting today in Athens.
Storm-water fees are imposed by local governments, usually paid with property taxes. The fees are designed to fund storm-water management projects and are treated as utility fees.
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