Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres has begun to build up support to create a $3 million recreation trust fund through a ballot initiative that would impose five or six cents tax increase for every $100 of tax levy on city property owners.
Ballot measure to create dedicated recreation fund will result in tax hike, warns councilman
A proposal to create a dedicated recreation trust fund will have long term consequences for city taxpayers, warned Kenneth Morris, councilman at-large, on Tuesday evening.
Proposal seeks to increase taxes to create dedicated recreation fund
A proposal before the city’s governing body seeks to place on ballot this November a measure that would tack on an additional property tax to create a dedicated fund for recreation. The measure though will have to be approved by voters before it can move forward.