Speech to Text for Josephine County Considers Smart Meter Ordinance
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controversal smart commissioners read the ordinance today. the ordinance has three parts. one, it would prevent public utilities from requiring people who decline smart meter to pay an opt-out fee. the utility would have to replace smart meters with non-radio frequency meters if the customers request it within 90 days of the ordinance taking effect. lastly, the company would have to use alternative reading or reporting methods for any customers who request it. "it was really a demonstration of democracy and the "we the people" really resounded today and we are grateful for their action and we were just really proud of all the citizens of our county that showed up today." if approved by the board of county commissioners, the ordinance would go into effect after 90 days. there is a meeting currently scheduled for the end of this month head to our website, kdrv.com, for more information on smart meters... and to see what turning