5 Reasons to Vote NO on Prop. 1

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  • September 29, 2016
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We all support parks, but Prop 1 comes with a lot of issues. 1. Prop. 1 creates a new “forever” tax. Prop. 1 creates a new property tax on every … Continue Reading →


If we pass Prop 1 we're stuck with it.

A Metro Park District is forever.

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  • September 26, 2016
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If citizens create an Metropolitan Park District (MPD) and then decide that was a mistake, it will be too late. Once we create the MPD, we citizens cannot “un-create” it. … Continue Reading →


We'll pay twice for County Parks

Do we need two County Park authorities?

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  • September 24, 2016
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Mason County already has a Parks and Trails Department to maintain its parks. Prop. 1 will add another layer of expensive bureaucracy and will not benefit taxpayers. Prop 1 creates … Continue Reading →


But haven't Park funds been diverted?

Prop. 1 is not the answer to budget problems.

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  • September 21, 2016
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Reduced funding is the central rationale given by the Prop. 1 proponents. One even went so far as to write a letter to the editor which warned that if we … Continue Reading →