Jim Barkham ( a fake name) is holding his breath waiting for his first storm water bill to arrive. A lot of other people around town are apprehensive. Jim is not interested in becoming the star of another incendiary article in Kirbyontheloose, and so he said, “Ok Kirby, use my situation, but don’t use my name or I’ll come after you. You’re too damn late with this article anyway.”
“THEY DON’T CARE!” he said, talking about the city. He went before the city council once and talked about the burden the taxes were having on him, and he said they didn’t listen to him.
“They just kept whispering among themselves and playing with their computers” he said, “All they care about is getting their money.”
He almost had a heart attack when he learned that his storm water bill this fall was going to be about $3,000. click on this to read the full story