Letter: Accomplishing nothing

Published: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

To the Editor:

I’m not sure how requiring bars to pay an additional $2,300 to the city to stay open until 2 a.m. will curb over-serving.

What Mayor Ray Rogina and the St. Charles City Council is proposing amounts to nothing more than extortion. And as with every other tax/fee/mandate/permit/etc., the cost will simply be passed on to bar patrons.

So, the end result is the government grows at the expense of its citizens while accomplishing nothing. 

Lowell Bike 

St. Charles

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