Hemet City Council continues public hearing on undergrounding utilities Photo by Melissa Diaz Hernandez / The Valley ChronicleThe city of Hemet decided to continue the public hearing, and has stated it wants to be developer-friendly. ■ Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Editor There was a unanimous vote – one of many on Aug. 22 – by the Hemet City Council to continue the public hearing to “Adopt Fee Resolution for Utility Underground In-Lieu Fee.” Undergrounding fees cap at 10 percent of the project cost; however, that cost may burden developers, so an in-lieu fee is anticipated. Mayor Linda Krupa reiterated that some developers will be required to pay for the undergrounding of

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