So let me get this right, we are increasing budgets on community development which is developing beyond its boundaries now. We are increasing budgets on a golf course, but not police officers and fire departments? I think the real reason Haley is retiring is senility. That does not make sense.
Job cuts must have been on the back burner while the city employees were out busting butt cleaning up after the tornado.
Not to worry folks, between fed stimulus money and property re-assessments we will make it and our property taxes will go up to pay for it. The "no tax increase" means the rate will stay the same just look for a higher assessment- even if your property has gone down in value. They did it in Metro and it will happen here.
What is wrong with Haley? Community developement? GOLF COURSE? He's worried about a golf course, but will not replace police officers and firemen that we so desprately need? Who in the world makes up the list of priorities for this man, some little 5 year old? No, even a 5 year old would make better choices than Haley seems to be able to make. And Bota is right, we will all pay sooner than later!
I guess I am one of those rare tax payers that would not mind paying a little more in taxes IF that meant the money was used for improving life in Murfreesboro. Things such as better traffic control so you don't have to wait 2 or 3 cycles of the signal at some intersections. Making road improvements, Maintain or increase the number of policemen and firemen to adequate service our growing city, NO job cuts, etc. The golf course should be self sustaining!
The County property tax rate will have to go up to pay for the development in the municipalities. Consequently, the taxes for the County residents that live in the municipalities will go up due to municipal growth.
But not to worry, there will be golf courses and tennis courts to bring in all that sales tax revenue.
Where were you all at on April 15th... Could of used the support for "TEA TAX DAY". I can't wait to get my new property assessment. I just hope they take into consideration the forclosures on both sides of me... because the jobs went out of county. I know I am... can't wait to see the new neighbors either. Gonna love this summer as the grass, grows and grows and grows.
I know just how hard it is to balance a budget, but I do think our police officers and fire fighters need some help. Guess I will just enjoy riding by the golf course and see all the MOWED SPACES....
This is about people losing their jobs and trying to keep what they have.