Community Equity vs. Approved Sewer
SEELEY LAKE - It is clear by now that getting full, accurate and timely information about the proposed sewer project is like “getting blood from a stone.”
To have confidence in the costly project, one needs time to think about all the implications. Forty years with no escape clause is a long time to be stuck.
The sewer board has already announced four quick-fix, unfair policies.
First, debt service is not being pro-rated by assessed property value as are school and other debts. Sewer debt will fall proportionately heavier on low- and fixed-income residents.
Second, all hook-ups will be...