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Residents of Godfrey's Piasa Hills subdivision will be getting some money back from the Village of Godfrey. The Village Board voted unanimously at Tuesday night's meeting to refund 5 months of the Piasa Hills special service area tax for the period of November 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020.
The village replaced the septic system on the extreme western Godfrey border nearly 10 years ago, with a sewer system for more than 140 homes by extending a main sanitary sewer line. To pay for it, a special service area tax was levied. Now, Trustee Mark Stewart says since the sale of the sewer to Illinois American Water, it's appropriate to refund that portion of the money.
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The money will come from what was left over from the sewer fund. He believes most refunds will be in the $300 range per house.