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Parking Meter Credit Card Processing Problem -- Updated 8/1/2014 5:36:31 PM
The City has been notified that some customers who have used three specific multi-space parking meters on Reinekers Lane and Daingerfield Road during the past five months may have received delayed charges on their credit cards.
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Harley (user 249) - Comments by Date

Missing from the plan is any reference to "extreme space weather" (aka, solar storms or superstorms).

These have the potential to significantly disrupt national and regional communications systems, including both terrestrial and satellite-based.

Sensitive electronics and controls have been disrupted by major solar storms in the recent past: FEMA highlights the March, 1989 solar storm that collapsed the Quebec electrical power grid and the 2003 "Halloween Storms" that interrupted GPS, blacked out HF radio, and forced emergency procedures at nuclear power plants in Canada and the Northeastern US.

I suggest that severe space weather/major solar storms be included in the area's hazard mitigation planning.

Harley (249) | User | August 8, 2011 - 4:37 PM | Hazard Mitigation Plan Comment Board

Harley (user 249) - Comments by Board

Hazard Mitigation Plan Comment Board

Missing from the plan is any reference to "extreme space weather" (aka, solar storms or superstorms).

These have the potential to significantly disrupt national and regional communications systems, including both terrestrial and satellite-based.

Sensitive electronics and controls have been disrupted by major solar storms in the recent past: FEMA highlights the March, 1989 solar storm that collapsed the Quebec electrical power grid and the 2003 "Halloween Storms" that interrupted GPS, blacked out HF radio, and forced emergency procedures at nuclear power plants in Canada and the Northeastern US.

I suggest that severe space weather/major solar storms be included in the area's hazard mitigation planning.

Harley (249) | User | August 8, 2011 - 4:37 PM