Council says residents can avoid smart meters [Naperville, IL]
Council says residents can avoid smart meters
By Hank Beckman, For Sun-Times Media
Naperville Sun, A Chicago Sun-Times publication
October 4, 2011
NAPERVILLE, IL – “At a contentious meeting that had to be halted once, Naperville City Council approved by a 7-to-1 vote an option to let residents avoid the smart meters to be placed around town.
The work-around includes a one-time installation fee of $68 to install the alternative meters, and an additional monthly charge of $25 to have them read.
…there has been a steady opposition from some residents concerned with safety, arguing that even people who opted out of the program were still affected by the radiation emitted by all the meters being placed around the city.”