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FLOODS: Pierce County picks peninsula pockets

Letter by Mike Hirko, Gig Harbor on April 4, 2012 at 9:38 am | 1 Comment »
April 4, 2012 10:09 am

Re: “Cities denied flood tax appeal” (TNT, 4-3).

Once again, Gig Harbor Peninsula residents are getting the you-know-what from Pierce County. The only time Pierce County officials look to the peninsula is in April and October when property taxes are due. Now they are thinking of a new way to have us fund another eastside project that residents along Carr and Case inlets will never see.

It is time for residents west of the Narrows to consider once again the creation of a Peninsula County government that will better look out for interests west of the Narrows and stop these eastside pickpockets. We may not see a reduction in taxes, but we can be assured that those taxes are being spent on projects we don’t have to spend a $4 toll to see.

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