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For example, Boulder's municipalization referendum required that, in order to municipalize, the public system had to determine it could incorporate more clean energy than the private utility was doing, while maintaining comparable rates.
Jan Schori, general manager of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), said flatly that if cities want to municipalize their utilities, they must realize that it's a hard battle, referencing that SMUD was approved by voters in 1922 but was legally challenged by PG&E for 25 years before going into operation.
Representatives from Santa Clara, a charter city, said that in order to municipalize the utilities, cities must first look and understand the current structure, understand how the acquisition fits within the existing market frame, and must be prepared to purchase generators.
The information highway is coming, and some of the first places in the world to have fast and easy access are small towns that have decided to municipalize their communications utilities.
Towns municipalize their communications services as a response to shirking and other opportunistic behavior by private utilities.
69) It was implicitly stating that the only reason for a town to municipalize was to gain access to Preference.
They also attempted to secularize and municipalize the peals, to subordinate them to the nation, and to insert them into a framework of citizenship" and, in effect, "to alter the prevailing pattern" of the culture of the senses and the social hierarchies shaping that culture.
The Minister of Works, Municipalizes Affairs and Urban Planning gave a presentation in front of His Royal Highness the Prime Minister, regarding the implementation status of current projects in the governorate.
Ministries likely to be cancelled and/or changed into "Authorities", including Information, Municipalizes and Health Ministries.