Developer Paul Petrovich waits to speak to the City Council on Nov. 17, 2015, at Sacramento City Hall. The City Council denied his request for a permit to build a 16-pump gas station at the Curtis Park Village development and Petrovich sued. The council is now being asked to set aside $500,000 to defend the city against the lawsuit.
Developer Paul Petrovich waits to speak to the City Council on Nov. 17, 2015, at Sacramento City Hall. The City Council denied his request for a permit to build a 16-pump gas station at the Curtis Park Village development and Petrovich sued. The council is now being asked to set aside $500,000 to defend the city against the lawsuit. Andrew Seng aseng@sacbee.com
Developer Paul Petrovich waits to speak to the City Council on Nov. 17, 2015, at Sacramento City Hall. The City Council denied his request for a permit to build a 16-pump gas station at the Curtis Park Village development and Petrovich sued. The council is now being asked to set aside $500,000 to defend the city against the lawsuit. Andrew Seng aseng@sacbee.com
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Sacramento faces huge legal fees in suit by Curtis Park developer

August 12, 2016 09:29 AM

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