Judge Orders Boise County to Raise Taxes

Federal Judge Lynn Winmill ordered Boise County to pay the plaintiff in a 2010 fair housing settlement the first installament in a $5.4M judgement.

In addition to requiring a payment schedule, the U.S. District judge ordered the county to raise  taxes (even if it exceeds the legislatively imposed cap) and to prioritize payments using unspent county funds. The unpaid balance increases at 5.5% interest.

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