Will wholesale-only muni actually bring the boys to your yard?

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Jan 31 02:30:21 UTC 2013


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Art Plato" <aplato at coldwater.org>

> That is actually one of the big picture scenarios we are reviewing,
> with the ISP component being the last to go if there is a fair and
> competitive market the arises for our constituents. We won't allow the
> return of the old monopoly play that existed back then. This is too
> vital for the growth of our business community. We also view it as a
> quality of life issue for our citizens.

There you go, Art: as the muni, the goal is the *public good*; it can 
break even, or even lose money, if it increases the tax revenue base by
making the city more attractive for both residents and businesses.

Cheers,
-- jra
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