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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.