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Roseville, MI Stormwater Charges Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

The City of Roseville, Michigan is settling a class action challenging its imposition of stormwater charges on owners of real property. The class action alleged that the stormwater charges were not proper fees but taxes that were imposed to raise revenue in violation of the Headlee Amendment and the Prohibited Taxes by Cities and Villages Act.

Docket Number:

2019-5299-CZ

Company: City of Roseville, Michigan

Filing Deadline: October 7, 2021

Class Period: January 1, 2019 to June 30, 2021

Objection Deadline: October 7, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: October 7, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: December 6, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

No proof is required. Presumably city records will be used for verification.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you incurred or paid stormwater charges between January 1, 2019 and June 30, 2021.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Class members will receive shares of the net settlement payment fund in proportion to the amounts they paid in stormwater charges. Those who do not submit claims forms and who have current water or sewer service accounts will have their shares applied as credits to their accounts. Those who do not have current accounts must submit a claim form in order to receive their benefits in cash.

Total Settlement Amount: $ 2,400,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$20,000

Law Firm:
Kickham Hanley PLLC

Claim Form: Roseville, MI Stormwater Charges Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Macomb Retail Center, LLC et al., v. City of Roseville

Settlement Website: Roseville, MI Stormwater Charges Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

City of Roseville Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103
1-855-770-3995
Info@RosevilleStormwaterSettlement.com

Tags: Charges Not Permitted by Law, Municipal Service Overcharges, Water