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Letter: City of Lodi’s surplus tax money should benefit all citizens

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Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014 12:00 am

I believe it is wrong — very wrong — for our city council to distribute tax dollar savings directly to city employees.

I believe our city employees are fairly compensated, or more than fairly compensated, compared to other area cities. I realize some city employees’ pay and hours were reduced last year, but so were services. Taxpayers and ratepayers received a reduction in services, but continued to pay full fare even though services were reduced.

I believe the tax savings should be directed to projects that benefit all city taxpayers and ratepayers, not just one special group of people. No? Anyone?

Roy Bitz

Lodi

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1 comment:

  • Ralph Cesena Jr posted at 9:43 am on Thu, Jan 23, 2014.

    rpcesena Posts: 3

    How about reduce the cost to the taxpayer, for installing water meters?
    Or put it towards finishing DeBenedetti park after all these years?

     

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