"My Town and Yours" Thoughts and Observations of Mark Lange
Are We Going to DropTaxes?
by Mark Lange,posted May 29 2013 6:08AM
So if private contractors can pick up Vincennes trash for up to 30% less than it costs the city to do the work, then lets do it. Get a ironclad contract and do it. But why do we tax payers have to also have a fee added to make those savings happen? Why not have the city pay the private contractor and use the savings to fix the streets. The additional funds won't cover everything we need, but it could work.
Or if the City Council is hell bent on charging a user fee, then cut city taxes the cost of of our new fees. OK. So that will never happen. But what about that first suggestion?