If you don't think every vote counts, you should have been at the commissioners meeting today. If you were there, you would have seen how one commissioner's vote cost you a $15 million tax cut next year.
I proposed the cut, which would have given the average home owner a $60 break, and couldn't get either Pete Gerken or Tina Skeldon-Wozniak to go along with it.
Mind you, the cut wouldn't have ended one service. Instead, it would draw down large reserve funds at two taxpayer-funded county agencies.
In this economy, you would think this tax cut would be common sense. My term ends in a month. It's up to you to not let this issue die. We need all the help we can to get our community moving again, and a $15 million tax cut is a great place to start.
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