Should 1-millage tax for schools continue?

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6 comments:

  • SCSBdeceivespublic posted at 8:05 pm on Wed, Oct 2, 2013.

    SCSBdeceivespublic Posts: 15

    School Board tries scare tactics so the public will vote for the referendum. Please don't let these administrators fool you. They have a healthy Florida Retirement Pension to protect for themselves.
    I have seen the Superintendent shopping in Publix at 3:45 in the afternoon when she should be working.
    The COO cruises around town in his bright yellow convertible and goes home many times during the day.
    These people do NOT put in their hours that we pay them to do their jobs.

     
  • SCSBdeceivespublic posted at 8:02 pm on Wed, Oct 2, 2013.

    SCSBdeceivespublic Posts: 15

    There are employees that sit at their jobs and do nothing all day. Take long breaks, long lunch hours, vacation and sick time are not requested but just taken and not taken out of their time, so taxpayers pay double. District administrators have it cozy with all the money. Let's see how well they do without the money and clean up the waste.

     
  • SCSBdeceivespublic posted at 7:59 pm on Wed, Oct 2, 2013.

    SCSBdeceivespublic Posts: 15

    There is so much waste in the Sarasota district. Ask any classified employee or teacher and 99.9% will tell you that there is so much waste. Time to clean house and get rid of the dead weight.

     
  • SCSBdeceivespublic posted at 7:57 pm on Wed, Oct 2, 2013.

    SCSBdeceivespublic Posts: 15

    Manatee County operates with lots of cuts. Sarasota is spoiled. Using words like catastrophic and frightful is a bunch of scare tactics. Let's see what a good job they can do with less money.
    People need to go out and vote NO.

     
  • SCSBdeceivespublic posted at 7:55 pm on Wed, Oct 2, 2013.

    SCSBdeceivespublic Posts: 15

    School Board cries wolf over mileage rate. So much waste.

     
  • Proofisinthepudding posted at 5:31 am on Thu, Sep 19, 2013.

    Proofisinthepudding Posts: 1

    Of course this artical says it would be horrible to stop the tax. As a home owner for eons I say enough is enough. The tax does not sound like a lot until it hits the bill at your house. Stop this tax and then start cutting all the spending. How many projects come out of our land taxes? Instead of building white elephant bus stops on Cattleman Rd that almost nil people use or driving those hugh buses around that are never filled. Downsize to make sense and cut our property taxes.
    I say you never really own your home, you just buy the place and lease it from the county.
    Stop the spending.................

     

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