December 7, 2012 – San Diego’s dismantled redevelopment authority owes the city more than $600,000 and is so late in paying that the city is turning the agency over to collections. The bill is for building-permit fees for a 550-foot-long pedestrian bridge linking Petco Park and the San Diego Convention Center. The project was to cost $12.8 million and instead cost $26.8 million. The redevelopment agency’s project planning did not include the added building permit fees from the unexpected cost overruns.
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