Monroe Restoration – What I want to hear

Questions I would like town officals to answer

Like most people I would like to know when my house will have power.  However, since that is not possible here is what I would like to hear during the next code red message:

1)      How many roads in Monroe remain fully blocked off due to trees, wires, or for some other reason?

2)      How many roads are partially blocked?  That is, how many roads are passable but have at least one lane blocked so that a vehicle must enter the wrong lane in order to proceed through the area.

3)      How many “trouble spots” (breaks in the line, trees on the line, etc) on 3-phase electric utility wires is there that require a line crew to repair?

4)      How many “trouble spots” on single phase electric utility wires are there?

5)      What are the top five “trouble spots”, or situations, including issues from outside of Monroe, that are currently impacting the restoration of power to significant clusters of Monroe residents. 

Provide the answers to these questions every 6 hours and maybe people would begin to understand what progress is being made.

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D. Sickles November 02, 2012 at 06:52 PM
Once again, Monroe politicians prove themselves inadequate of handling this situation. Please Monroe Republican Committee, please stop putting college flunkees, high school flunkees, farmers who operate failed business, liquor salesman in charge of running our town. We can and deserve better.
Michael Palosky November 02, 2012 at 11:16 PM
Very well stated "I am paying attention". Thank you.
Michael Palosky November 02, 2012 at 11:18 PM
Television, X box, Computers, are priorities to many? How about learning what to do when the lights go out...Survival of the fittest will never be based on electricity. Get a grip on yourselves.
Michael Palosky November 02, 2012 at 11:24 PM
Wrong. Power is a business, not an elected entity. In a free market this is how things work. Do I agree? No. Would I like to see things work with more fluidity? Yes. More than this though I would like to see people be more patient during these times, and use this time to be creative?
Citizen November 03, 2012 at 05:00 PM
@ D. Sickles Sounds like you have all the answers. Will your name be on the next ballot? Put up or shut up.


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