It's nice of the City of Laredo to, in today's paper, include a "link" (in blue) to their website so the public can scan all the
Nevertheless, the city put up a nifty bar graph comparing our garbage collection fees with those of other Texas cities. Laredo has lagged behind in raising
Soon we'll be paying $12 for garbage pick-up. My question is: how soon will it be for some of that money to go into the general fund?
Our leaders are calling all the increases fees, because they would be fools to call them taxes. To call them tax increases would surely bring on a backlash, and they wouldn't have the stomach to explain themselves. No, they'll play the sad sack, raise fees, and then get creative with the budget. I can only hope someone keeps an eye on them when they do it.