At various times, the city has hinted about having commercial businesses install cameras. Other communities have launched public fund drives to get their surveillance online. But Sunbury seems stuck for an answer.
If there have been a series of regrettable decisions, own up to the best of intentions despite, perhaps, the unlikeliest of ideas and move forward.
At the center of this morass is $200,000 of public investment for public service. After four years misjudgments about $200,000 start to look like misconduct.