Croton Must Reduce Taxes Now
April 17, 2020 - The following letter was published in this week’s issue of the Gazette.
To the Editor,
Much has been written in these pages concerning the wisdom of inaugurating the ill-advised Croton Point Avenue project at the very peak of the coronavirus pandemic. I personally find it to be inappropriate, if not irresponsible. Not only are we increasing the likelihood that the out-of-town construction workers will contract the virus, but we are potentially exposing the 3 or 4 village employees designated by our village board to oversee the project to an unnecessary risk to themselves, to their families, and to other village employees with whom they will come in contact.
Our village forces, DPW, police, and all the others, have demonstrated exemplary dedication and courage to continue to provide vital village services during this emergency. It is folly to expose any of them to avoidable risks for a project of questionable benefit to the village. READ MORE HERE.