2 Macomb communities threaten police,...

2 Macomb communities threaten police, fire layoffs without tax hikes

There are 2 comments on the Detroit Free Press story from Nov 1, 2013, titled 2 Macomb communities threaten police, fire layoffs without tax hikes. In it, Detroit Free Press reports that:

Officials in two of Macomb County's largest communities are threatening public safety cuts, including layoffs and fire station closures, if voters don't approve property tax hikes for police and fire operations.

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Just my opinion

Sterling Heights, MI

#1 Nov 5, 2013
Let's face it,no one wants the cost of anything to increase,however there are some things that must. No one gets something for nothing.
My husband did the math and our taxes will raise about $156.00 per year to keep our streets safe and city emergencies taken care of. Most importantly it keeps our police and firefighters employed. That is well worth it to me.
Magic money tree

Troy, MI

#2 Nov 22, 2013
I am paying less than half of the taxes I did when I first bought the place eight years ago. I am glad to pay for services rendered. The money has to come from somewhere.

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