1. Should the city extend non-discrimination protections to include sexual orientation? If so, should an exemption be permitted for religious beliefs? It is my opinion that the voters spoke in the 2011 elections. I have stated this in forums when the question is posed. And no I
Should the economic development portion of the half-cent sales tax be used to off-set the cost of the Metropolitan Planning Organization? I don’t believe the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization (FHMPO) is an economic development function. That, to me would be “mission creep”. This
To what extent should the city link economic development incentives to specific wage levels, and what should those wage levels be? I am not a proponent of the living wage mandate. I believe the economic development model or scorecard that was developed a few years
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? I believe the mil levy is too high in an all in perspective (city, county, USD 383). This covers all aspects
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