If you haven't heard already, tonight's Provo city council meeting @ 7:00pm
is going to be one of the more important council meetings of 2003.
There will be a public hearing on whether to approve $39.5 million in sales tax revenue bonds. It would be for a city-owned telecom fiber network called iProvo. If it fails to pay for itself then it will be paid for out of sales tax revenues. The problem is that these revenues are already being used for other essential services.
One of our members has been doing a lot of research on the issue and has talked to the council extensively about this. Unfortunately, a majority of the city council says they're going to vote for it; unless they hear from you today.
What can you do about it?
And lastly, you can read the city and the mayor's marketing materials on the iProvo proposal at http://www.provo.org/util/telecom/
Thanks, we hope to see you there tonight (if not, you can watch the hearing on cable channel 17).
Please spread the word,
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