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Hold the line on St. Lawrence County’s taxes

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St. Lawrence County budget problems must be over. On Oct. 29, county employees were sent home from work at 2 p.m. based only on a weather forecast. I, and I assume most all in the private sector, worked until 5 p.m.

By the way, the afternoon was beautiful. In fact my 3-year-old daughter was playing in the leaves at her day care when I picked her up at 5:15 p.m.

Whoever made the call to close the county offices early should resign their position immediately. It is poor management decisions just like this that have broken the county.

We, the citizens of St. Lawrence County, need to start taking responsibility for our county government, which is being grossly mismanaged.

The county is facing a 20 percent tax increase, and the outcome will probably be our legislators will cut it from 20 percent to 10 percent and expect us to think what a good job they did. I say no tax increase. Call your legislators or start handing over your wallets.

Eric Wright

Canton

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