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'Penny Power' signs costly

Jun 4, 2013 - Ron Albright, Riverton


Here are some facts and figures about the "Penny Power"sign:

One green sign --$260.

One steel post, 12 feet tall --$32.40.

One employee to set sign --$55.38 estimated.

One employee to take down sign --$55.38, estimated.

One engineer to tell him where it goes --$480.

Total for each sign --$883.16.

Based on the 1 percent sales tax, taxpayers must spend $88,316 for each sign you see, or for $1 million you get 12 signs.

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