A local man will get his day in court next month on his claim against the City of Newton over damage to his property he says was caused by city crews working on the sewer service to his residence.
Nathan Krier filed a small claims suit against the city "based upon the damage caused by (the city) in the performance used/or maintenance of the sewer system servicing (his) home on or about March 13, 2008.
Krier is seeking $2,875.12 in damages.
Attorneys for the city have denied the claim.
A March 19 trial is set in Jasper County District Court.