‘Smart’ Meters are costing us $$, Privacy and our Health and SafetyPG&E is in Fairfax as of August 11th – leaving cards about ‘'upgrading Smart Meters in your area'’--this is what they do before installing Smart Meters! Many people have been dropped from the delay list. Call today and advise your neighbors immediately! At 1-(877) 743-7378 Look out for your out-of-town neighbors. Fairfax currently has an ordinance against the placement of Smart Meters and is exploring a town wide opt-out. Call 453-5330 for police assistance.Avoid PG&E ‘Smart’meters for free!
Action Steps to take for anyone who has a PG&E account:Attend the EMERGENCY SMART METER SYMPOSIUM
Friday, Sept 9th, 7 PM, Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park Road
Doors open at 6:45 Please, have cell phones turned off.
*Protecting your analog gas and electric meters
*Town/county opt-outs and local rights
*Privacy, health, cost, and safety
*Community Involvement/Next Steps
Layna Berman and Jeffrey Fawcett, Your Own Health and
Fitness talk show hosts
Larry Bragman, Mayor of Fairfax
Joshua Hart, Director Stopsmartmeters.org
Cindy Sage, Environmental Consultant, expert on bio-effects
of electromagnetic radiation
Katharina Sandizell, Program Director Alliance for Human and
Testimonials: David Wentjes, Sarah Reily, Sudi Scull
Q&A: 1 minute/person comment or question for speakers.
Free Event- Parking is limited, overflow pkg. @ Fairfax
Parkade and Pavilion
Wheelchair accessible- for more info call 415-454-2874
1) CALL the 24/7 PG&E delay list 1(877) 743-7378- mention that what you really want is to opt-out. Do not let them lull you into complacency with talk about how the CPUC is going to make it optional. Until it’s law, they are currently installing new electric and gas meters. NEW RENTER? PG&E installs before you move in- call for delay when you put your $$ down! If utilities are included in the rent, provide this info to your landlord. Request this for your rental agreement.
2) Call Wellington (the primary ‘Smart’Meter installers) M-F 8am-8pm Sat 9-5pm, at 1-866-671-1001 –tell them you do not accept the installation of a ‘Smart’Meter. Get a confirmation #, confirming that Wellington will send back the work order for installation to PG&E., indicating you declined to accept the installation. Tell them to call you if they receive a new order for your home.
3) Make a Do Not Install Smart Meter sign on both your electric and gas meters.Place in a ziplock bag and tape to your meters. Do not block the numbers from being read. This is will stop miscommunication from steps 1 and 2. Later, buy stickers from http://www.refusesmartmeter.com/
4) Get a copy of this flyer to give to a circle of your neighbors 3 houses wide Go to www.waccobb.net and do a search for “How to Prevent ‘Smart’ Meter Action Steps Flyer—Updated” This flyer and updates will be posted there. This is formatted for a 1 page Word doc. smart meter symposium alert aug 17th.doc Organize a neighborhood watch. Wellington vans are unmarked and installers wear no uniforms. Set up telephone trees to head them off if they come into your neighborhood.
5) If you’ve already got smart meters, check www.waccobb.net search “ What to do if you already have a Smart Meter” Check back regularly for updates.