To the Editor: Ex-mayor questions council action
Written by Dan Wilczynski   
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 10:19
It isĀ  not surprising that Walbridge council voted to put the resolution on hold that I introduced regarding ensuring that all elected and appointed officials are current on their tax liabilities. (See Sentinel article, 'Walbridge puts off tax rule for officials.') I wonder why they would not think that it is a good idea that elected and appointed officials who control our tax money should not be allowed to do so when they themselves cannot or will not pay their taxes? Seems like common sense to me. Maybe there is the answer.
Council, I think you should check again whether it is against the law to not pay your taxes. Also, so what if we would lose half of our elected officials. If they cannot control their own spending sufficiently well to pay their taxes, then they don't deserve to be handling and controlling taxpayer money.
This kind of great divide, on what I consider to be common sense, is why this council and I did not see eye to eye. I hope that the state senate continues to support this idea for a new sate law. (I did get an inquiry from them when I introduced it.) I certainly do think it is a good idea and, I would imagine most people also think this is a good idea. Please council, reconsider.
Dan Wilczynski
Former Walbridge Mayor
 

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