They were given no choice about the light rail going in but now the oligarchs are pretending to give them a choice on how to pay for it. What a bunch of crap. They should have asked the voters if they wanted the light rail and what the cost would be up front. This is BS
City councilors unanimously decided last week to ask voters to accept
an extra $36 tax on the average property to pay off TriMet for
Milwaukie’s light-rail debt.
If voters don’t pass the $4 million
bond measure, Milwaukie would have to cut two or three staff members
next year, estimated Finance Director Casey Camors at the Feb. 18
meeting. But passage of the bond wouldn’t guarantee no cuts; it would
only reduce the amount of cuts needed, Camors noted.
important that our citizens be given a choice as to how services are
provided within the community,” said Mayor Jeremy Ferguson.
Voters to decide on more Milwaukie light-rail cuts