Letters to the Editor

One option for removing sandbags

Regarding the removal of the sandbags written on April 13 by Steve Hunter, there was mention of the relative cost associated with the removal and obvious concerns for the negative impact it would create for the city budget.

I'm not sure how this would work with regard to unions and city workers, however, the thought came to me how you might do this relatively free. Is there anything wrong from a legal standpoint to utilize the inmates at the Regional Justice Center to help with the removal?

They could certainly benefit in many ways by being outside, getting some exercise and perhaps paid a minimum wage if appropriate.

Could be a win for the city and the inmates.

– James De Donato

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