Daily Journal Masthead

Letter: No tax breaks for high-end housing; rethink priorities

Follow Daily Journal:

Note: The statements, views, and opinions contained in this letter to the editor are those of the author and are not endorsed by, nor do they necessarily reflect, the opinions of Daily Journal.

To the editor:

First, I have nothing against high-end developers or high-end housing. I am, however, totally opposed to spending one cent of the taxpayers’ money on such a project. If this is a viable endeavor, the developer should be able to provide his own financing and build all the infrastructure required without my help or that of the redevelopment commission.

I believe that repairing and maintaining existing streets, sidewalks and alleys in the older parts of Franklin should have priority over endlessly extending a walking trail.

Finally, Mayor McGuinness, I have never seen more school buses and full schoolhouses improve the plight of the poor taxpayer over the long haul. Bad premises will get you faulty conclusions every time.

Robert L. Bentley Jr.


Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

All content copyright ©2016 Daily Journal, a publication of AIM Media Indiana unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.