presstalk 671-TALK

• Buy in Farragut yes, but that depends. Purchased my wine locally. At register the amount was higher than shelf sticker. Commented to the gentleman “I think you charged me the wrong price.” Brought the shelf sticker showing him I was overcharged. He said, “We don’t have room to place all our prices.” Try telling that to a government official checking you. If you have no room OK, but put the regular price, not a discounted price with terms someone may fail to meet. Price marked is price to be paid, plus any discounts. They lost a customer, will use “K” on Brooklawn Street July 1.

• In response to the opinion of Bob Markli, published June 2, I find that Mr. Markli’s opinion seems to be very self-serving. He fails to recognize that the infrastructure needed to deliver power, water, sewer and transportation to homes in Farragut is a public good that costs money to expand. Every new home must be provided with the needed infrastructure and that expansion costs money. Who should pay for that expansion of infrastructure? If Mr. Markli wants to increase the crowd at a UT football game, he should buy his own ticket. The same is true for a person buying a new house in Farragut. Farragut’s citizens should not subsidize profits of land developers.

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