There was a City roundtable discussion about budgetary matters on March 21. It’s hard to take these meetings seriously after many years, hard not to be sarcastic. The public attends, and speaks– roundfile. Budgets are about shepherding and allocating resources. The little money adds up to big money. Our city pats itself on the back for being “green,” including buying battery-operated cars. Hey, fellows, where is the light switch? 13.7 footcandles of light falling on that newspaper. The hot spots on the sidewalk are 47 footcandles– super size me! Elsewhere on Locust Avenue, north and south of the bridge, illumination levels are sensible, around 0.2 footcandles. A lighting designer could take the electricity used on this bridge to light a small village.
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