Yes or no: “I pledge to only approve a city budget that results in a decrease in the property tax rate.”
- Bill St Laurent – YES
- Jack Thorsen – YES
- Nancy Clayburgh – YES
- Esther Kennedy (said she would “do everything in her power to lower taxes”
- > Jerry Hejtmanek – YES *
- > Ken Smith – YES, that is what we are fighting for.
- * We recently received an email from Jerry Hejtmanek saying “On second thought, since I feel these pledges are disingenious, I should not have made the pledge. I was rushing to the airport when I send my YES message and while it may be good politics and a important goal, it can also cause the wrong decisions to be made. I hope you understand my distinction.?”