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Bluffdale City Budget is High for Legal Bills



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BLUFFDALE, Utah (AP) -- Bluffdale is getting ready to fight expected legal battles by allocating more than $200,000 for legal costs this year.

That's a lot more money devoted to legal bills than any other Utah city of its same size.

Among the issues that Bluffdale could have to face in court are a battle over nearly one-third of its acreage. Landowners want to annex about 4,000 acres of land in Bluffdale to neighboring Herriman.

The city also expects a lawsuit from a company that was denied a business license to operate a drug treatment center in Bluffdale.

The fiscal year 2007-2008 legal budget of $210,000 is about $156,000 more than expected for a city of its size.

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Information from: Deseret Morning News

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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