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August 18, 2011

Public gets chance to speak on proposed taxi fare hike

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Macek said he believes a compromise can be reached.

"We don't know what the recommendation will be or how it will be voted on,'' he said.

Macek also expressed concerns about the effect the fare hike will have on elderly residents.

"We have to consider what these increases will do to our seniors, who have limited incomes," he said.

The meeting will be scheduled and a date announced, but councilors said they expect it to happen later this month.

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