It all comes down to this: It's time to petition to run for County Committee.
This weekend, pick up your petition packets! The packets include your County Committee petition sheets, a petitioning guide, and some #RepYourBlock literature. We'll email you walk sheet for your neighborhood when you pick up your packet. This information will set you up to start petitioning on February 25.
In addition to picking up your petitions, this weekend's launch parties are a time for you to connect with others running for County Committee, get a mini training on door-knocking, ask any outstanding questions you have, and -- most importantly -- pick up some #RepYourBlock swag!
Announced in May 2018, the New York City Advisory Commission on Property Tax Reform works to evaluate all aspects of the current property tax system in New York City and recommend reforms to make it fairer, simpler, and more transparent, while ensuring that there is no reduction in revenue used to fund City services . The key phrase that is often left out is that the request from the mayor seems to say that the total tax will continue to not only remain steady but instead will continue to grow at nearly 8% at the time of this article. Please consider that growth in spending that far exceeds inflation. We have a voice in our government and the people need to form a "community budget council" to have veto power over the growth in our government. Plus run for assemblyperson and state senator and vote out the current person if they are not meeting the needs of the constituents. Remember, if you were an assembly person, we are sure that current assembly person w
https://www.syracuse.com/news/2019/09/syracuses-unfair-property-tax-system-hurts-poor-the-most-heres-what-can-be-done-exclusive.html In this article it says that people with lower value homes are paying much more property tax than people with higher value homes. This is exactly what's happening in New York City also, where Park Slope is paying much less with higher-value homes.