Utility department survey?
Original post made by PA Questions&Comments on May 26, 2007
The Q.s were of the safety genre, followed by answers and/or Do You Understand modes. Do you know what leaking gas smells and sounds like; that you're required to check where utility lines are before you dig; etc. In other words, if some future problem with these surfaced, Utilities, or perhaps even an insurance company, could conceivably begin, and end, with your household's data entry.
Earlier in the year when I added my name to that of my husband's on our Utility record, I was asked for my social security number. When I demurred, I was told that it was required and that the city was entitled to it. Why? Is this true? Privacy issues? If you have ans...
on May 26, 2007 at 5:24 pm
I got the call also. Did you notice that the call originated from Virginia?
I also thought that there was a law in California that a live person had to answer your call before the taped portion could start
on May 26, 2007 at 7:35 pm
I always suspect call where they pronounce it Paly Alto.
on May 26, 2007 at 9:43 pm
I've been told that very often these surveys are contracted out by the surveying companies to prisons where honor inmates do the calling and early a small amount for each call. What I'd like to know is - who ordred this survey and WHAT is it costing the City of Palo Alto - and WHAT are they trying to find out?