Uneven progress on Linden agreement
-Economic Committee still to be set up as deadline passes
While the Technical Committee reviewing electricity rates in Linden has been making progress with five meetings held so far, the Economic Committee is at a standstill as the government and the Region Ten administration cannot agree on who should be its chairperson.
As a result of the squabbling between the two sides, nothing has been done so far, now three weeks after it should have gotten off the ground, following the August 21, 2012 signing of an agreement between the government and Region Ten.
The agreement between the two sides came as part of the efforts to bring normalcy to the town, which saw violent protests against proposed escalations in electricity charges for Linden residents. The agreement would see …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.