Letter: Tax proposal is a 'Trojan horse'
October 28, 2021
The upcoming tax initiative is a Trojan horse with no accountability.
1. It is a general use tax. The explanation from the county commissioners: up to 75% MAY be used for emergency services; 25% for other projects. Since there is no specific amount or percentage of the collected tax, the commissioners can spent as low as 10% on emergency services. The rest of the tax collected is not adequately defined. What will our hard earned money be spent for? Will it be used to increase the county commissioners’ salaries? Or what?
2. The need to fund the ambulance and medical emergenc...