Dear Editor: Looking Into the Animal Shelter Permanent Mill Levy
April 27, 2022
Many folks, including the local Animal Shelter & Care Committee (AS&CC), are passionate and have concerns regarding abandoned and abused animals and their related care. Here are a few questions I believe are important for all taxpayers to consider comparing the social benefits and economic costs for the upcoming consideration of the Permanent 9 mill levy ballot issue:
• Why 9 mills, as well as why permanent (forever)?
• Should the county taxpayers finance a “conceptual” facility (without a specific approved size and plan) that will not be owned by the County (taxpayers)...