Derby budget approved with no tax inc...

Derby budget approved with no tax increase

There are 8 comments on the Connecticut Post story from Jun 2, 2009, titled Derby budget approved with no tax increase. In it, Connecticut Post reports that:

Residents got a double dose of financial good news recently -- their taxes won't be going up and the city's bond rating is better than ever.

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Derby Forever

United States

#1 Jun 2, 2009
On par with Monroe? Excellent. You should see their tax bills compared to ours.
Up-Chuck

United States

#2 Jun 2, 2009
I can imagine. Monroes mil rate is 29.5 while Derbys is 26.4.

This administration derserves a kudos for keeping the taxes flat, funding education, and receiving a bond upgrade.
Derby Man

United States

#3 Jun 2, 2009
Are you nuts, we will be laying off teachers.
More kids to a class room.
All the parents got rid of Mark for lying about a new school.
Well it is time to get rid of this jerk we have for a mayor now before the value of my house goes down.
Who wants to buy a home when the eduction is a little better then Bridgeport.
Derby Forever

United States

#4 Jun 2, 2009
Lay off the teachers. They deserve it for all their greed. Time for payback.
Up-Chuck

United States

#5 Jun 4, 2009
Derby Man, what is your solution?

Give even more money to education until people cannot afford to live in Derby anymore??

The mayor funded the superintendents budget, what more can you ask for??

Plus, he got you a new middle school.
Go Derby

Naugatuck, CT

#6 Jun 27, 2009
Good for you Derby. The teacher union is trying to strong arm all the towns. Lay some of them off and educate them to what the rest of us have to deal with. They use the children as human shields and should be a shame of themselves. They always complain how hard they have it and have it better than most of us.
Derby Forever

United States

#7 Jun 27, 2009
Go Derby wrote:
Good for you Derby. The teacher union is trying to strong arm all the towns. Lay some of them off and educate them to what the rest of us have to deal with. They use the children as human shields and should be a shame of themselves. They always complain how hard they have it and have it better than most of us.
That's right.
Good going

Naugatuck, CT

#8 Jul 1, 2009
Great going Derby. Keep Derby affordable. Monroe has far to many over opinionated snobs that think throwing a never ending supply of money at the school system better. This logic has already caused Monroe not to have necessary services like sewers.

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