Tag Archives: property tax

City gov’t: understand your basic job

Consider a city that has taken gradual steps (albeit without a sense of priorities) this year to maintain essential infrastructure, e.g., roads, sewers, water mains, within a regular budget.  (The basic responsibility of a city government.)  That city in its … Continue reading

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“Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make me a match…”*

Our astute readers ask thought provoking questions and give good answers.  For example, a reader asks:  How can a city get new businesses to takeover vacant properties? Here are some of your suggestions: No property tax for six months. No charge … Continue reading

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