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Letter to the Editor: Decorah residents should oppose the latest recommendation of the city's Sustainability Committee

Posted: Fri, Dec 4, 2020 8:37 AM

(The following Letter to the Editor has been submitted by Dave Ohlert of Decorah):

"It seems that Alliant energy is doing everything it can to use renewable energy and to create a system in Decorah that's reliable and affordable.

However, we have a city council most of which are anti-Alliant for some reason.  It can't be rates because they raise our taxes and water and sewer rates at will.

I hope the people of Decorah see what's going on and speak up to oppose the proposed new referendum on a Municipal Electric Utility.

Our anti-Alliant city council selects a sustainability group with the same agenda in mind, which in turn selects a task force which will be, no doubt, of the same mindset and agenda.  What a farce!

From which list will the task force members be selected?  I heard there were two lists submitted.

Looks to me that posturing for another future spendfest for no reason is on its way.

Just a final thought: Is this similar to ballot box stuffing?"