1. Should the city extend non-discrimination protections to include sexual orientation? If so, should an exemption be permitted for religious beliefs? Discrimination—We will never be able to legislate people’s attitudes, legitimate or not, but we can make sure that all employees of the city
Should the economic development portion of the half-cent sales tax be used to off-set the cost of the Metropolitan Planning Organization? There is a lot of confusion about the costs of the MPO. For the first year, Manhattan’s involvement is around $25,000. In the coming
To what extent should the city link economic development incentives to specific wage levels, and what should those wage levels be? Manhattan is in a great position at the moment. We have an educated workforce complemented by a steady stream of retirees from Ft.
What is your view of the property tax levy: too high, about right or too low? If too high, how would you reduce it? Taxes are always a hot topic. The important question is whether people feel they are getting good services in return. Property
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