The town of San Francisco has a serious crime drawback and an equally unhealthy homelessness drawback.
The town is suffering from soiled needles and human waste on the sidewalks.
The price of dwelling is thru the roof and there’s little or no inexpensive housing.
So what’s the metropolis doing? They’re contemplating shopping for trash cans that value $20,000 every. Is smart, proper?
The Washington Examiner reviews:
San Francisco’s costly trash drawback
The trash cans in San Francisco is perhaps price greater than your automotive.
To battle town’s rising rubbish drawback, San Francisco officers are contemplating investing in top-notch, high-tech waste bins that would value as much as $20,000 every. The Division of Public Works sees it as a crucial funding; the taxpayers see it as one other instance of leftist madness.
“It’s insane. Insane,” one resident informed CBS Information.
A committee on the board of supervisors has been working with a tech firm to develop these new, custom-made trashcans that even have their very own designer names: the “Salt and the Pepper,” the “Slim Silhouette,” and the “Tender Sq..” The prototypes are supposed to forestall the cans from overflowing with trash and cease folks from rummaging via them — two frequent issues that end in trash being left everywhere in the metropolis’s sidewalks…
“$20,000 a can is ridiculous,” Matt Haney, one of many board’s members, stated. “Why are we nonetheless doing this? Fairly than placing out a bunch of various cans which might be already produced, which might be less expensive?”
Who on Earth thought this was a good suggestion?
San Francisco Rolls Out “Ridiculous” $20,000 Designer-Type Trash Cans https://t.co/zxRi5GIGbk
July 24, 2021 #WallSt
— The Political Hedge (@politicalHEDGE) August 7, 2021
They initially wished to spend $20,000 per trash can, they spend $800,000 yearly for a ‘poop patrol’. They’ve 8000 homeless. Hmm What could be essentially the most humane expenditure to give attention to?https://t.co/94qBPlrTHr
— Ron Moore (@IamBukowski) August 9, 2021
So as an alternative of getting simply common trashcans and spending cash on extra inexpensive housing and psychological well being assist…San Fran is spending $12k a pop for “excessive tech” trashcans? WTF type of sense does that make? https://t.co/S8GtJfHKgn
— Resistance is just not futile (@crookedreviews) August 9, 2021
San Francisco could also be past assist at this level.
Cross posted from American Lookout.