Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Gary Opposes Tax Rate Increase And Draws Heavy Criticism--click the title link for more--

Chron update 10-22: http://www.ultimatefortbend.com/2009/10/parkway’s-sidewalks-drainage-be-upgraded#comment-183

MoCity’s Lenton-Gary Defends Vote Against Tax Increase
October 20th, 2009 | by Jamie Mock | Published in News | 5 Comments

An update on the Texas Parkway Corridor project led to a not-so-friendly exchange between Missouri City Councilman Jerry Wyatt, At-large Position 1, and Councilwoman Cynthia Lenton-Gary, District B, at Monday night’s council meeting.

City council voted earlier this month to approve the effective tax rate of $0.5284 – the rate the city has to levy to generate the same amount of money as the previous year – which was about a penny higher than last year’s rate due to decreased property values. Lenton-Gary was the lone nay vote on the rate, with Councilman Robin Elackatt absent....





Question: Do you trust Allen Owen, mayor of Missouri City, TX, to represent you rather than his Houston corporate backers?




3%  participating said yes  (n20)


91%  participating said no  (n573)


6%  participating responded not sure  (n39)


(N) sample =  632


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