Letter: Good solutions do not require losers
To the Editor:
The Sound Off in a recent Kane County Chronicle illustrates that the extremism that is destroying our democracy is now threatening our local institutions. The reality is that lines in the sand will harm everyone. Pointing fingers at those not responsible for past decisions made will not produce effective, pragmatic solutions.
The taxpayers of Geneva have a legitimate complaint that their taxes are too high. The fact is that for years the school board has levied more taxes than necessary to provide the excellent education that the children of Geneva are getting. At the Sept. 24 school board meeting a budget was adopted that showed $30 million in reserves. That is a result of the board over taxing the taxpayers.
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