Lansing taxpayers, don't be fooled on referendum

2013-04-01T00:00:00Z Lansing taxpayers, don't be fooled on referendum nwitimes.com
April 01, 2013 12:00 am

Three times, we voted no tax increase for the parks. Yet here comes the Lan-Oak Park Board again. They are flooding us with newspaper editorials, mailings, two full pages in the park district winter/spring catalog and brought in an ex-politician to push this tax increase through.

The park directory shows 25 line items they call parks; more than half should be sold off and put back on the tax rolls.

Concentrate your current budget on priority structures only. Spend what you have in your wallet and stop trying to scare us taxpayers regarding quality of life in Lansing if you don't get your increase.

Also, 1. I don't believe your stated increase of $38; it will be more. 2. Just like all other taxes, your tax will increase every year. 3. This tax is a forever tax.

April 9, vote no.

- John F. Marovich, Lansing

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