By: Diane Benjamin
City Manager Tim Gleason has mentioned to Council could pass increasing the Gas Tax with a sunset date. History shows the Council will cancel any sunset clause.
I found this while looking for something else: PDF page 9 http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=6766
The Council not only cancelled the .25% sunset in 2014, in 2015 they raised the Home Rule Sales Tax 1%.
There isn’t ever going to be enough money for the City of Bloomington. They are not capable of living within their means because they don’t have to. Your wallet is theirs. More on that next. Don’t expect a decrease when the BCPA is paid off!
Remember when you were told the Coliseum would never cost you a cent? https://blnnews.com/2015/10/19/more-coliseum-fun/
If the priorities of the City aligned with what citizens expect government to do, road funding would be a priority – not funded only if you pay more.