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Reader's View: Don’t burden taxpayers with park over interstate

I just hope it isn't shoved down our throats like the Red Plan was without a chance to vote on it.

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We are part of The Trust Project.

In 1993, my house taxes were $945 a year. In 2022, they were $3,644. Next year they are going up another $562 to $4,206. The taxpayers of Duluth just voted down an increase of taxes to take care of our parks in Duluth.

And now some genius wants to build a 15-acre park called a “greenway” over Interstate 35 (Local View: “ Cover more of I-35 to create more connections to Lake Superior ,” Jan. 12). Who's going to pay to maintain this 15 acres year after year? You guessed it, the property taxpayers.

I just hope it isn't shoved down our throats like the Red Plan was without a chance to vote on it.

Stan Eisenberg

Duluth

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