Huron's legal fees kept in check
Feb 22, 2013 at 4:59 PM
Since 2008, in fact, private attorneys earned just 14 percent of the $545,000 the city spent on legal costs, according to a Register analysis of financial data obtained through a public records request.
For comparison , Sandusky — which triples Huron’s population and budget — spent almost $1.75 million in legal fees in the same period.
Sandusky’s three-person legal department depends on several other companies to help tackle the workload.
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