Carroll County Times editorial: Industrial growth is elusive
Monday, August 9, 2010
The heavy tax burden of homeowners and need for additional industrial development is an ongoing concern that comes up every election season, but while candidates and those in office recognize the problem and pledge to fix it, little progress has been for decades.
The reasons for the lack of change are many, but ultimately it comes down to the lack of a long-range vision and a specific plan for achieving that vision's objective.
Eighty-five percent of the property taxes brought in to the county come from residential development. The contribution from industrial development is just 10 percent… http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/article_fa0ea2f4-a15f-11df-9b23-001cc4c03286.html
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