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Melfi: I’ll monitor meters

January 4, 2013

GIRARD — Mayor Jim Melfi spent the last several months arguing against replacing residential water meters in Girard, even vetoing the legislation last month....

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hwgach

Jan-05-13 11:56 PM

Melfi wasn't worried about passing costs onto the taxpayers 3-4 years ago when he wanted to pass an ordinance addingn a surcharge to everyone's water bill when the city was in fiscal emergency. The citizens stopped him from doing so by signing petitions. And who's responsible for the water department being in the red for so many years?

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dartin

Jan-05-13 9:32 AM

How interesting, reader's can comment on this story but not the stories related to the 25 year old father of 9 murdered New Years day.

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MrDrone

Jan-04-13 9:29 PM

Fine, but you didn't state if it was comparable to your other bills.

What was the previous month's bill? What was your average bill for the year?

Etc., etc.

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thebear402

Jan-04-13 7:33 PM

A few Februaries ago, I got a water bill for over $600. I was told I had to pay or they'd take me to court. I said there is no way this is right, we have no leaks, all the outdoor spigots are turned off from the inside, this is wrong. They said sorry, you can't argue with a meter. Bottom line: I had to pay.

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bazboy

Jan-04-13 12:47 PM

when you going to fiw the****dam i want to go fishing !!!!!!!!! use the check from v&m

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brownie

Jan-04-13 8:09 AM

Neptune installed the so called hi-tech meters in warren,10yrs+ ago,yet 80% of all my water bills are estimated,So the meters in girard WILL PAY FOR THEMSELVES,my consumption is the same in months when im away for 2 wks in a month,so girard residents need to be on top of their bills EVERY month& be prepared to dispute the estimated useage,otherwise accept your estimated overcharges

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WarrenProud

Jan-04-13 5:09 AM

In Cleveand when they installed their new water meters, everyone's water bill had doubled or more. Girard will no doubt see the same.

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