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Re: linear foot question?
Posted:
Sep 17, 2013 4:10 PM


finsfree wrote:
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> Joyce owns property in Tallahassee which is 100 feet on the > road and 125 feet deep. The city paves the street and agrees > to pay 25% of the cost. The cost per running foot is determined > to be $54. How much is Joyce's special assessment?
Issues for the question writer to resolve:
Is "the road" the same as "the street"?
Is the "125 feet deep" uniformly this amount or is this the maximum?
Is the road straight or can it curve?
How does "special assessment" relate to the rest of the story?
Are any other costs involved besides the cost per running foot, such as onetime filing fees, taxes, etc.?
Dave L. Renfro



