By Mira Katz, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Calif. Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
May 13--CLAREMONT, Calif.-- A small group of frustrated residents succeeded in convincing the city and its consulting firm to redesign the 210 Freeway noise assessment plan.
The City Council will consider a proposal tonight that could raise the cost of the freeway noise assessment from $22,430 to $69,200.
City staff is recommending a revised proposal that includes 11 new elements at an additional cost of $4,380. Citizens Against Freeway Noise -- or CAFN -- is asking the city to spend an additional $31,475 to ease and study freeway noise.
But the city …