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Dissolution Committee looking for facts

August 22, 2013

FORESTVILLE — The Forestville Dissolution Committee hosted a guest at its meeting Wednesday to explain more about state assistance....

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Aug-22-13 10:04 AM

A CGR report will tell you nothing that you don't already know, It just puts the information in an orderly fashion in a nice booklet and it looks official.

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Aug-22-13 8:23 AM

No matter how hard they argue otherwise, there are always repackaged costs to fix the "fix" -- so there are never any savings. The more one "improves" the plumbing, the easier it is to clog the drains.

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Aug-22-13 6:36 AM

"It was explained that if the village were to dissolve but wanted to maintain certain services, like sidewalk plowing and maintenance which the town is not equipped to provide, the village could create a special district and only residents and businesses benefiting from the service would pay in a district tax."

A fact overlooked by proponents of less government. Dissolving a village typically creates more levels of government than there were before. And instead of a village tax, now there are special district charges.

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