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“Why are you energy bills through the roof?”

No doubt this week’s grim weather will lead to even higher Entergy bills for all of us. This informative article is from early February, but do read it.It’s from the good people at the Alliane for Affordable Energy. Note the “What can you do?” section.

https://www.all4energy.org/the-watchdog/why-are-your-energy-bills-through-the-roof-this-month

Request for specific info about street “repair” work in our neighborhood!!!!

Dawne Massey, of RoadWorkNOLA, is asking for specific info–problems, questions, etc.–about specific troubles with DPW and SWB street repairs in the Carrollton-Riverbend neighborhood. Email her at dmassey@nola.gov and *please* cc me, too (eleyda.crna@gmail.com).

Thanks to those of you who attended our Feb CRNA meeting, and had questions for Randi of DPW. Dawne WILL be at our March meeting, and will have more concrete information for us. But right now, she wants specific questions and issues. Thanks to those of you who sent me your experiencs with repairs work. Those were compiled and shared. Randi and Dawne have that compilation. BUT Dawne wants more!

About SWB construction, near Leonidas at Spruce

Thanks to Liza Sherman and Betty Dimarco for getting answers from Courtney at SWB about the construction going on at SWB property near Leonidas at Spruce.

Courtney Barnes, Director of SWB Communications, says, “The good news is that you will not have a Turbine for a neighbor but being in close proximity to the Carrollton Water Plant can be a bit noisy at times. And for that we apologize. The construction your referencing is taking place in order to “winterize” Turbine 6 which will allow us to use that piece of equipment in freezing weather. The pile driving part of the project is now complete. The pilings will be used to create a structure that will hold a heater skid and a transformer. I asked our engineering team about the noise level once the additional equipment is installed. The skid is basically a heater with a pump/motor on it which will not be very noisy. The transformer has a 58 dB sound level. For comparison, a normal conversation is considered the standard 60 dB.”

Community Conversation w/ OPSB District 6 Rep Carlos Zervigon, 2/22 at 6:00

Carrollton United, along with other CAN members, are hosting a Community Conversation with our new school board member (OPSB District 6) Carlos Zervigon. Below is the zoom link to connect to the conversation on Monday, February 22 at 6:00 pm.If you have questions that will seek specific information for Carlos to address, please  send the question beforehand to secretary@carrolltonareanetwork.org.You will be able to ask questions that evening also.

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