Re: “Police force staffing tied to vote on utility taxes” (TNT, 10-13).
This is just another reason to justify my no vote on almost all funding issues. Hidden taxes are disingenuous, tacky and should be against the law.
Elected officials should be straightforward, honest and open. One should not have to sift through all sorts of regulations and laws to find “hidden” fees that are unrelated to the original funding intent, such as sewer fees to build a golf course, utility taxes to fund police, etc.
There are laws against deceptive advertising, I believe. Do they not wonder why the polls …