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Reader says I’m really beginning to wonder if the members of the council can even balance their own checkbooks

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Does anyone have a source for fake money? Maybe if we made a visual presentation on how big that amount of money is, the council could understand it better. They appear to be only able to visualize in their minds sums that do not have a large amount of zeros behind them. I was under the impression that the council members were normal people and not among the extremely wealthy in town. I guess I made the mis-assumption that ordinary people could keep track of their money when the council shows it’s only the extremely rich who can count–or even see- the zeros. An unneeded garage and an expensive building that the last I heard the “water company had enough money for the purchase.” I thought that quote was rather interesting as the dispute between towns who think they were overcharged and got court approval to collect has not even been considered as a possible loss of that extra money in repayments demanded by the court. I’m really beginning to wonder if the members of the council can even balance their own checkbooks as they certainly don’t hesitate to spend on bonds for many years in the future and don’t see how this could make it extremely impossible for Ridgewood to balance theirs.
You were elected on the premise that you would only act on things that were good for Ridgewood and reduce costs in every way possible. At this rate you all might have the dubious honor of being the council who threw away the most money in all of Ridgewood’s recorded history during your term on the council.

5 thoughts on “Reader says I’m really beginning to wonder if the members of the council can even balance their own checkbooks

  1. If the water company has ‘plenty of money’, then they should send rebates to the customers. Having a private water utility for the VoR and neighbors should not be a for-profit venture. It should be there to provide a lower-cost alternative to another utility. With all the screw-ups, lawsuits, etc, the VC should sell it off.

  2. No they can balance their checkbooks its our checkbooks they can’t balance.

  3. I don’t think we’d be able to get top dollar for it until that very expensive “overcharging” case is settled. In the meantime, my water is toxic. It smells tastes horrible and it bubbles.

  4. Reader says I’m really beginning to wonder if the members of the council can even balance their own checkbooks
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    Sure they can… they are frugal/responsible with their own money.
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    Its much easier to recklessly spend other peoples (our) money.
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  5. I wish somebody would buy that make it a go ‘go bar ,

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