Traveling for work today, so there is no recap this morning. I guess democracy will die in darkness this week…..wait….
That’s Jacob Vitali’s music! The former champ returns to the ring to keep us posted on the budget:
Plenty more on this topic to come, but as we stare down a 5.5% increase in our property taxes, it’s time to get serious about increasing the size of the tax base. We could learn some lessons from Auburn, Maine:
From the article:
the city had to make one of three choices: dramatically hike taxes, gut public services or bring in new residents. It took him more than a year in office before he realized that the city’s zoning code and land use policies were the key impediment to building more housing and attracting new residents.
1 thought on “Council Meeting Recap – May 24, 2022”
Senior citizens do not get pay raises plugged into their Social Security they’re on a fixed income there’s no provision or exemption for the people that have been funding projects and programs for the City of Lowell like life long citizens who are now seniors.
There must be a balance of the segment of citizens that live here. Who is speaking for the senior citizens?
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