1. Should the city extend non-discrimination protections to include sexual orientation? If so, should an exemption be permitted for religious beliefs? Yes, ALL citizens should be protected against discrimination. Exemptions should be granted only if the organization seeking the exemption is funded and operated by a
Should the economic development portion of the half-cent sales tax be used to off-set the cost of the Metropolitan Planning Organization? Yes. Should the city help fund a fixed-route bus system in Manhattan? No. The city needs a public transit system, but the system needs
To what extent should the city link economic development incentives to specific wage levels, and what should those wage levels be? The Federal Government already dictates a minimum wage, let them handle it. If the city fiddles with wages there could be a potential negative
1. What is your view of the property tax levy: too high, about right or too low? If too high, how would you reduce it? Too high. Cut spending and consolidate or eliminate spending projects where possible. When more debt is added, the
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