It is funny how much the Yes camp lately has been trying to say the Concerned Citizens of Lakeland have been censoring them. What is funny is that they do it on the ONE place they don't control the conversation - the CCL facebook page where supposedly we censor them.
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General Obligation Debt, the kind of debt used to pay for large projects like school road projects, is guaranteed ONLY by the government's ability to raise your taxes. Under TN law, we are not allowed to have any vote on raising our property taxes! So any General Obligation Debt the City takes on is married to our Property Taxes, for Better or for Worse. The simple way to think about it is:
General Obligation Debt = Property Taxes
Lakeland is the only city in Shelby County that has NO LIMITS on General Obligation Debt. With NO LIMITS on the amount of debt the BOC can issue and this debt tied directly to our Property Taxes, Lakeland taxpayers have no safety net. If we implement reasonable limits on the amount of debt the BOC can issue, we can protect ourselves from endless debt-driven tax increases. Please read and use our link to email the BOC demanding sensible Debt Limits here in Lakeland!
Actions News 5 Shows that we said we had mold issues at Lakeland Elementary School.
You've heard the lies and half-truths. Now get the facts that your Lakeland officials and Lakeland news sources will not tell you.
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At the BOC meeting on 2/12/2019 the big news was A LOT of people were upset by the potential of their city taxes almost DOUBLING for a 12 year CON. But to people that can't have the reality of that be the headline, they needed to create a new narrative and get out ahead of the story. They wanted the story to be this was mainly the people of North Lakeland and that Mayor Cunningham allowed a guy from North Lakeland to go on a racist rant and the crow loved it. They even posted a deceptive video to "prove it" watch both videos and decide for yourself.
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