May: Ben Schenkelberg – architect re: siting of new Brown County Expo Hall June: Tom Sieber – candidate for State Assembly July: Jeff Mayers re: November general elections August: John Macco – candidate for State Assembly (tentatively)
Facts regarding BCTA’s actions to stop Brown County’s new sales tax
Jan Meeting Notes
Feb Meeting Notes
Things That Make Us Wonder
Sustainability and Responsibility
Nov Meeting Notes
Dec Meeting Notes
BCTA files legal action to stop
Brown County sales tax
Things That Make Us Wonder and more. . .
Brown County does not “have to” spend $147 million in additional projects over the next 6 years, so Brown County would not “have to” raise property taxes to pay for them. County Executive Streckenbach this morning stated that the Brown County taxpayer will have to pay $24M more in property taxes if the BCTA prevails in this litigation. How do you reconcile that against the approximate $130M in additional taxes - a sales tax in this case - that it will cost that same taxpayer over the next six years?
Background info on the action taken by the Brown County Taxpayers Association against Brown County related to the County’s new sales tax:
The BCTA has taken this action for the following reasons:
Tax Survey http://legis.wisconsin.gov/2017/committees/assembly/waysandmeans/your-thoughts/survey/
Promoting Fiscal Responsibility in Government
Meeting Schedule 3rd Thursday of the Month Noon 'till 1:30pm
Beginning with our March 2017 meeting a new location for our monthly BCTA meetings (The Village Grille, corner of Hoffman and East River Drive, Allouez). There will be three selections from which to choose lunch – each one will be priced at $10 (including tip). Lunch is at 12:00 noon with monthly speakers presenting at 12:30 pm.
BCTA meetings always include a presentation related to tax issues by an authority connected with the issue. Join us!
Here is a link to Wisconsin Media Check Foundation http://wismediacheck.com/