We normally look at the total tax bill. Big properties pay big bills and that’s what makes our city’s finance department happy. Right? We should take one additional step to assess the contributions of our property owners in order to have a productive conversation about growth and value in our city.
Our leaders have adopted 5 strategies to ease the pressure that comes from passing balanced budgets that are paid for primarily through property tax revenues. These strategies are not all of equal merit and we'll evaluate them before offering suggestions about things we can do in Delta to afford a better future.