Tamaqua officials, PPL at odds over s...

Tamaqua officials, PPL at odds over streetlights

There are 2 comments on the Standard Speaker story from Aug 4, 2010, titled Tamaqua officials, PPL at odds over streetlights. In it, Standard Speaker reports that:

The Public Utility Commission may help decide whether the Borough of Tamaqua can take ownership of its streetlights.

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Since: Aug 09

Tamaqua, PA

#1 Aug 5, 2010
I believe there is a lot we are not being told. They claim it's to "save money". Oh really? Okay..write it all down and make sure the end result is:

1) a tax rebate
2) a shrinking of the borough headcount/bureaucracy

"Savings" without the above is just more money that gets redirected to the wrong pockets and into meaningless endeavors that keep local government large and growing.

Savings = Rebate/Downsizing

Always!
south ward

Scranton, PA

#2 Aug 5, 2010
I remember being at the council meeting when this endeavor was first proposed. I have to agree with you.

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