Apparently they have trouble figuring out cubic yards. They came by today and this is how they filled the hole in front of my house.
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Maybe there is an ‘important’ reason why the city won’t fill the hole in front of my house? A new discovery?
Yup, so they showed up on Friday to cut a hole out. ON A FRIDAY! So it could fill with rain for 2-1/2 days before they fill it. That’s planning at it’s finest.
These and other rate increases are being made to pay for upgrades to city services – such as expansion of the water treatment plant – or to build reserve funds, city officials say.
The utility rate increases, for instance, will generate more than $5.2 million in additional revenue in 2011.
Three reasons why these rate increase SHOULD NOT have been approved;
1) Rate of inflation over the past few years has virtually been nil. A 14% increase seems a bit ridiculous.
2) A rate increase to ‘build a savings account’ during the worst recession since the great depression is unconscionable.
3) Other cuts to city government could have been made to supplement that $5.2 million revenue.
This vote just proves how out of touch our city government is with it’s citizens, but hey, we already knew that.