COLUMBIA — Responding to a challenge by the City Council to reduce its budget by $500,000 in three years, Water and Light proposed earlier this year that 1,773 of Columbia’s street lights could be replaced with more efficient bulbs, along with the complete removal of 812 street lights.
Today's Question: Should Columbia replace and/or remove street lights in order to reduce its budget?
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