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LETTER: Disclaimer and Caution -- Smart Meters

Public Service Announcement to Community Regarding Smart Meters

In researching smart meters or Itron meters, I have learned there is a lot of misinformation circulated by email and available on the internet.  I continue to support only peaceful, legal and harmonious resolution of resident concerns about Itron smart meters.

I strongly encourage people to only accept legal advice from a licensed, duly qualified Canadian lawyer.  I am not a Canadian lawyer, and have never represented myself as such, or sought to offer legal advice.

Area D residents, with generous financial assistance from Area D rep Roly Russell, will be presenting a public meeting on smart meters:  Smart Meters:  Fact or Fiction?  Date and time to be announced.

Residents will also have an opportunity to ask questions at the July 30, 2015 Regional Directors meeting in Grand Forks at the RDKB building, beginning at 6:00 p.m.

The Regional Director's office in Trail has agreed to accept a letter regarding smart meters, and the public are invited to the question and answer period at the end of the meeting.

Many residents have sent letters and phoned about smart meters.  They will ask for a humanitarian exemption from smart meters for people with a good faith basis for wanting to keep their analog meters.

Thank you.

Karin Bagn

Grand Forks, B.C.