A state Senate committee heard complaints last week about the special assessments imposed by some local governments, including a levy in Port Hueneme tied to property owners' view of the Pacific Ocean.

The Senate Local Government Committee held the hearing because of growing dissatisfaction among some residents over assessments imposed under the Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972.

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