Group says they will sue over Burlington Telecom sale

Published: Mar. 11, 2019 at 11:56 PM EDT
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The Burlington City Council Monday gave the final stamp of approval to allow the sale of Burlington Telecom to Schurz Communications to go forward.

The City Council voted 11-1 one, giving the mayor the go-ahead.

City Councilor Max Tracy was the only member to vote no. He says he was against the purchase agreement in the first place.

A group of six Burlington residents say they're still moving forward with a lawsuit. It would force Burlington Telecom to pay $17 million back to taxpayers.

The group says it is making a couple of tweaks to legal documents.