Letter: Is new City Hall a want or a need?
To the editor:
I thought the issue of a new City Hall was dead and now I see that it has
raised its ugly head again. Forward thinking says Mr. Snyder? How about yet
another frivolous expenditure like the too narrow one-way street in our
Where is this money going to come from? We all know the answer to that question — every taxpayer that lives here. Didn't we just see a property tax hike this year of around 9 percent (if my memory serves me correctly)? Why are large expenditures such as a proposed new City Hall not brought before the voters, who ultimately pay for this?
My mother used to say, wanting and getting are two different things (as well they should be).
Let the voters decide on this issue, and let's see an independent cost benefit analysis so we can see for ourselves if this is truly a want or a need.