Save money: we don't need to vote on it

Opinion: Letters To The Editor

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Print

What is the justification for spending tax dollars to ask voters whether the village should study ways to save money? [Consolidation vote headed to the ballot, News, Aug. 1]. Duh. Of course we're all in favor of studying ways to save money. 

Here's a money-saving idea: Don't put it on the ballot. Just study it and if an actual plan is formulated that saves money and requires voter approval, put the actual plan to a vote. 

Whatever the results of this proposed vote, which will be essentially meaningless, you can be sure the result will be mischaracterized to serve someone's purpose — like, say, "Voters overwhelmingly support consolidating government units."

Bob Stigger

Oak Park

Reader Comments

No Comments - Add Your Comment

Note: This page requires you to login with Facebook to comment.

Comment Policy

Facebook Connect

Answer Book 2018

To view the full print edition of the Wednesday Journal 2018 Answer Book, please click here.

Quick Links

Sign-up to get the latest news updates for Oak Park and River Forest.


            
SubscribeClassified
MultimediaContact us
Submit Letter To The Editor
Place a Classified Ad

Classified Ad

Latest Comments