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City Hall numbers not transparent


November 14, 2018


Where is the transparency in our Sweet Home City Council?

The City Council and staff need to be cautious and forthcoming when it comes to the construction cost for the new City Hall.

Transparency is critical. When I go grocery shopping, I don’t get a bill that reads “Groceries, $60.35”. It doesn’t even lump things together like, “$20.05 for dry goods, $40.30 for fruits and vegetables.” My bill is itemized for every single purchase. This allows me to bargain hunt if I so desire.

When I get repairs done to my home, I don’t get a lump sum estimate. I demand itemizati...

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