Muni Fiber and Politics

Owen DeLong owen at
Mon Jul 21 21:02:56 UTC 2014

On Jul 21, 2014, at 13:04 , William Herrin <bill at> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 3:57 PM, Scott Helms <khelms at> wrote:
>> I'd say your experience is anomalous.  I don't know which township you're
>> in, but I'd suggest you focus on getting a set of more effective local
>> officials.
> Sure, 'cause fixing local utility problems at the voting booth has a
> long and studied history of success.  Who do I vote for? The officials
> that allow rate increases and, when the utilities fail to fix the
> problems, allow more rate increases? Or the officials who refuse rate
> increases so that the utilities can't afford to fix the problems?

If you run, you can vote for yourself and try to push whatever you think is a more
effective solution. If the problems are really as bad as you describe, surely you
could get tremendous support from the other residents for your endeavor to resolve them.


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