The public hearing is Tuesday morning at 11AM if you want to speak out against the transfer of revenues from users of the Black River and using them for court ordered repairs to the Hudson River regulation system.
Operators of power plants, including the City of Watertown, pay a fee for what a regulated flow of water that allows for more production of electricity.
The board of the Hudson-Black River Regulating District....one of those "public benefit corporations".....meets Tuesday at City Hall in Watertown to vote on the "loan".
Its a bad idea and just a case of the camel getting its nose under the tent, as I suspect this could begin a trend. As City residents, we benefit from our hydro plant and expect our fees to be used on the Stillwater Reservoir which is used to regulate the Black.......
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