Only Paul Vogelheim, a Republican, expressed a desire to rein in spending as elected officials jacked up SPET with 10 ballot items totaling nearly $70,000,000.
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As town and county leaders near the deadline for finalizing a SPET ballot of wishlist items they think will be most palatable at the polls in May, the total dollar amount hasn’t shrunk much…if at all. The joint board is still at $88 million in proposed taxes with less than 3 days to make final cuts. Maybe there won’t be any more whittling. Maybe our electeds will be fine with asking us citizens to pay $88 million in taxes this spring.
How will you vote?
Judd Grossman’s letter to the Planet editors was informative.