Sustainability is in Vogue

Monday, 31 May 2010
On June 7 the City Council votes on the budget. Taxpayers must speak up to counter the organized pressure for higher spending. Tell the Council “CUT OUR TAXES”

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Sustainability is in Vogue:

Since 1995 City spending up 95%, inflation up only 47% – NOT SUSTAINABLE

Gold plated health plans for city workers – NOT SUSTAINABLE

401Ks for taxpayers, Fat pensions for city workers – NOT SUSTAINABLE

One city worker for every 10 Portsmouth Households – NOT SUSTAINABLE

Portsmouth average HOUSEHOLD income $63K:

  • Average teacher salary plus benefits $83K – NOT SUSTAINABLE
  • Average Police salary plus benefits $95K+ – NOT SUSTAINBLE
  • Average Fire salary plus benefits $92K+ – NOT SUSTAINABLEAging infrastructure, no reserves to fund maintenance and repairs – NOT SUSTAINABLE$100MM+ for new water plant, water bills up 400% – NOT SUSTAINBLE
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