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Jay I take it you are volunteering to be the keeper of the data display. <smile>

Some possible permutations. Part off-grid. Where people have limited access to one or two services. I am helping one person where the water system is jointly owned by seversaa property owners but municipal style services is not expected to reach them for 10 years if ever. So they each generate their own power and provide their own heating. No natural gas provided but the road does get snow plowed. No garbage collection; but of course taxes are collected.

A system common in Europe and becoming popular here is rented garden plots.

My grandfather provided all his vegetables from a 10 meter square plot. It was a five kilometer bike ride from where he lived. This concept is catching on in urban areas with lots of empty building lots.

Who says you cannot go partially off grid even in the city.